The Mirror Neuron System

Feb 21, 2012 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
Did you know that there’s a part of the brain devoted to “doing” that starts wiring itself early in development through imitation of the movements and sounds of others? Find out how it works, and the role it plays in early learning.

Poverty in American Schools: What Educators Can Do

Jan 17, 2012 by Norene Wiesen
Children from poverty often struggle in school.  Our free on-demand webinar by Eric Jensen, author of Teaching With Poverty in Mind, gives tips for helping all students succeed.

Six Reader-Selected Posts in Honor of Our 2nd Blogaversary

Jan 5, 2012 by Norene Wiesen
In honor of our 2 ndblogaversary, we asked our readers to share their favorite posts from the Science of Learning blog . Read their responses and check out the posts that inspired them.

Using the Power of Optimal Timing to Improve the Brain’s Ability to Learn

Dec 13, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Providing the brain with the right feedback at the right time can make a huge impact on learning.  Find out how the brain responds to different time scales in the classroom.

BrainFit Studio Accelerates English Learning with Brain Fitness

Nov 22, 2011 by Cheryl Chia
BrainFit Studio has helped over 8,000 children accelerate English learning. Find out more about BrainFit Studio and how its SMART plan has helped students achieve academic success.

Sara’s Story: From 6 Months Behind In Reading to the Accelerated Reading Class

Nov 17, 2011 by Norene Wiesen
VIDEO: Watch Sara’s first-hand story of one student’s remarkable progress with the Fast ForWord program when she was his coach.

Modeling Healthy Choices: Three Habits for Optimal Brain Health

Nov 10, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Optimal brain health is influenced by the small choices we make every day. Follow these 3 easy steps to help your brain stay healthy.

How to Encourage Kindergarten Math Readiness

Oct 20, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.

Ever heard of “the cardinal principle”? It’s one of the most challenging math skills for preschoolers to master. Help your child build Kindergarten math readiness skills with these easy tips.

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.

Neural Prostheses: The Melding of Hardware, Software and Wetware

Sep 20, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Learn how hardware, software, and wetware work together to create truly remarkable devices known as prosthetic systems.

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