Adolescence: What’s the Brain Got to Do with It?

Sep 21, 2010 by Sherry Francis, Ed.D
Dr. Sherry Francis provides a glimpse into the world of the adolescent brain and explains what is happening for the typical teenager during these critical  years.

Register Today for our Fall Webinar Series!

Sep 16, 2010 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Alan November, Eric Jensen and Bill Daggett will be joining Scientific Learning for the fall webinar series starting this month.  The webinar series is designed to share the latest information and developments in educational technology and neuroscience.

40% of Non-Proficient Students Reach Reading Proficiency in One Year with Fast ForWord

Sep 14, 2010 by Melissa Agocs

Students were selected from grades one through eight to participate in this longitudinal study on the effects of using the Fast ForWord Reading software in Clarke County School District in Georgia.  It was determined that 40% of the non-proficient students reached CRCT reading proficiency in one year with the use of the Fast ForWord Reading software.

You Unplugged: Finding Balance with Extended Reading, Writing and Thinking Time

Sep 9, 2010 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.

Dr. Bill Jenkins discusses how the constant use of the internet affects how our brains and how time “unplugged” from the internet can help our brains learn and focus better.

Teaching and Learning with Intent through Guided Reading Activities

Sep 7, 2010 by Terri Zezula
Guided reading activities offer wonderful structures for bringing students and their teachers together, and engaging both in the teaching and learning process.

79% of ELL Students Increase Proficiency by One or More Levels

Sep 2, 2010 by Melissa Agocs

79% of ELL students who used the Fast ForWord products  increased their proficiency by one or more levels in less than 4 months of product use.

Announcing the Back-to-School Create a Character Contest!

Aug 26, 2010 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Scientific Learning is sponsoring a Back-to-School Create a Character Contest from August 25, 2010 – November 1, 2010.    Submit your entry today for a chance to win a flip camera!

Building Unstructured Play Into the Structure of Each Day

Aug 20, 2010 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Even with the understanding of the importance of unstructured play for healthy development, we find it challenging--both as parents and educators--to make that time. But we can and we must, so here are a few ideas just to get you started.

Broward County, FL: “Fast ForWord has made me a more confident learner.”

Aug 10, 2010 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
In this video, Broward County School District staff and students share their thoughts about working with Fast ForWord software to build confidence and improve school test scores.

Musical Training and Cognitive Abilities

Aug 5, 2010 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.

The debate over musical training and its benefits for the development of early cognitive abilities have raged now for almost two decades. Can classical music transform children into smarter, more effective learners?

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