Where is Superman?

Dec 7, 2010 by Terri Zezula

After just weeks of working on Fast ForWord products, high school student Kenny Hilliard is finally reading on grade level and headed for Louisiana State University on a football scholarship.  Why continue waiting for Superman when you can get results like these now?

Why Limit Screen Time? Reasons You Should Limit Screen Time

Nov 18, 2010 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Did you know that time spent in front of a television or video screen has negative physiological effects on the body?  Learn more about the chemical and biological effects of screen time.

Scientific Learning Around the World

Nov 9, 2010 by Peter Carabi
Scientific Learning offers products to students all over the world via a network of providers called Value Added Representatives.  The growth of the international market is fueled by increasing awareness of brain fitness and the role of cognitive neuroscience in the learning process, as well as a keen emphasis (especially in Asian countries) on English language learning as a prerequisite for career success.

Listen: Don’t Ignore the Benefits of Music on the Brain

Nov 4, 2010 by Bill Jenkins, Ph.D.
Music training has been shown to improve cognitive skills, auditory skills, and pattern recognition and thus has the potential to impact student achievement. The benefits of music in schools should be carefully weighed as we evaluate its place in the school day.

What Every Parent Should Know About Their Baby’s Developing Brain (Part 2)

Oct 28, 2010 by Martha Burns, Ph.D
The stimulation in the world around the infant sets up the experiences that the brain uses to wire itself for later learning.  How can parents help babies prepare for the “listening” demands of school?

Neuroscience for Kids?!

Oct 18, 2010 by Pam Combs
Dr. Eric Chudler will be joining Scientific Learning as a keynote speaker at the 2010 National Circle of Learning in Las Vegas, NV on November 4 – 5, 2010.  He is the creator of the Neuroscience for Kids website.

Students Show Improved Auditory Attention and Early Reading Skills After Fast ForWord Intervention

Oct 5, 2010 by Barbara Calhoun, Ph.D

After 29 days of using the Fast ForWord products, students 6 to 8 years of age saw both improved auditory attention and improved early reading skills.

Explore the Power of Play: Attend the Ultimate Block Party in NYC this Sunday, 10/03/10

Sep 30, 2010 by Carrie Gajowski, MA

Explore the power of play at the Ultimate Block Party on 10/03/10 in NYC’s Central Park.  This event is for children of all ages and  emphasizes the importance of play in everyday life.

Fit Bodies Make Fit Brains: Physical Exercise and Brain Cells

Sep 23, 2010 by Sherrelle Walker, M.A.
Sherrelle Walker discusses why physical exercise is important for both a healthy body and a fit brain.  She explains how exercise can help students stay more alert and attentive in the classroom.

Results from a “Gold Standard Study” Show Significant Student Gains in Language and Literacy Skills

Sep 22, 2010 by Logan De Ley

A study conducted in Western Australia  using a randomized controlled trial design showed that students who used the Fast ForWord products made significantly greater language and literacy gains than students who did not use the Fast ForWord products.

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