Antidotes to Summer Brain Drain (Part 2): 5 Ways to Pull the Plug on Learning Loss

May 5, 2011 by Norene Wiesen

Worried about summer brain drain? Here are 5 ways to keep your child on track AND enjoy the summer.

Sensory-Motor Development and Learning in Children

Apr 28, 2011 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
Sensory-motor development and brain fitness are important in achieving academic success. Learn about programs that build both in this presentation from Cheryl Chia of BrainFit Studio.

Engaging Children in the World with Words

Apr 26, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Engaging children with words daily is a great way to build the neurological groundwork to understand language. Find out how you can create learning opportunities for your child in any situation.

48% More Students Newly Proficient on GA CRCT After Fast ForWord Use

Apr 7, 2011 by Melissa Agocs

Clark County, Georgia students improve test scores on the CRCT after using Fast ForWord products. See how they achieved statistically significant gains in today’s video blog.

Increasing Our Alertness to Caffeine Use in Ourselves and Our Children

Mar 18, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
What effect does caffeine have on your child’s developing brain? Read about positive and negative effects of caffeine, and why limiting your own caffeine consumption can significantly benefit your child.

3 Fun Brain Activities for Kids

Mar 17, 2011 by Josefina Rodriguez
Brain activities are a great way to get kids interested in learning. Read today’s post for fun brain activities that are sure to engage and enlighten kids about the brain.

4 Ways to Celebrate Brain Awareness Week 2011

Mar 14, 2011 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Brain Awareness Week 2011 is here, and it’s the perfect opportunity to learn more about the brain and how the brain learns!  Here are 4 great ways to celebrate Brain Awareness Week both in the classroom and out.

Why Time Matters in Learning

Mar 10, 2011 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
How important are timing and time in learning?  Find out about current research on “the temporal dynamics of learning” and how that research may soon help educators create optimal learning environments for students.

Join Dr. Martha Burns and Sherrelle Walker for a Virtual Brain Fitness Seminar

Feb 24, 2011 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
Virtual Brain Fitness Seminars are online sessions focused on helping schools close the achievement gap. Join Dr. Martha Burns and Sherrelle Walker for a complimentary session!

Indispensible Automaticity: How Reading Frees the Mind to Learn

Feb 22, 2011 by Terri Zezula

Automaticity in reading is the ability read without consciously thinking about it. Find out why automaticity is the foundation for student learning success.

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