Top 10 New Fast ForWord Features That Students and Educators Will Love

Aug 16, 2018 by Logan De Ley, MA, MS

Fast ForWord Foundations IThe new Fast ForWord Foundations I is here!  Fast ForWord with SmartLearning Technology is now easier and faster to use with built-in motivations and interventions. Learn more about the latest and greatest improvements with Fast ForWord.

What Makes a Good Reader?

Jul 3, 2012 by Martha Burns, Ph.D

Why is it that some children learn to read faster than other children, and what foundational skills can be strengthened to improve a child’s ability to read?

Help Us Congratulate Eddy on His Silver Medal!

Jun 28, 2012 by Chrissie Denniston
Hats off to our pal Eddy! Parents’ Choice has just awarded the Eddy’s Number Party! kindergarten math readiness app a silver medal for its fun and “user-friendly” features.  See the app for yourself!

What Blended Learning Looks Like: Great Teachers and Proven Technology

Jun 21, 2012 by Cory Armes, M.Ed.
Students can accomplish a lot working independently with proven technology, but teachers play a critical role in reinforcing concepts, intervening when students have difficulties, and supporting students in their learning.

Recognizing Emotions After Brain Injury: Re-Learning a Critical Social Skill

Oct 4, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
For many, re-learning social skills after brain injury may seem like a daunting task. Can the brain recognize emotions after injury? Read to find out.

How Learning and Literacy Enhance Our Brains

Jun 30, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Learning to read pays lifelong dividends, and when educators understand how literacy enhances the brain, they can make more informed instructional decisions. Learn more...

Tapping the Source: Finding and Using the Innate Student Passion for Learning

Jun 16, 2011 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Looking for a way to harness innate student passion to create an optimal learning experience? Try these tips from thought-leader Mark Prensky!

Brain Research, Learning & Literacy: Webinar with Dr. Bill Jenkins

May 28, 2010 by Norene Wiesen

What happens in the brain when we learn language?  Be sure to take advantage of this unusual opportunity to learn from a brain plasticity expert via pre-recorded webinar.

Brain Fitness Is Not A Game

Apr 30, 2010 by Terri Zezula

The conclusion of the BBC brain training study is baffling. Were the tasks adaptive, motivating, and practiced with intensity and frequency? Was there cross-training of skills?  Learn what brain training is and what it is not...