Feb 24, 2011 by Carrie Gajowski, MA
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Virtual brain fitness summit

Can’t attend one of our liveBrain Fitness Seminars? Then join us for a Virtual Brain Fitness Seminar instead! These short, online sessions will review the new science of learning and how it can help schools close the achievement gap.

Register todayfor one of six exclusive upcoming sessions:

  • Monday, 2/28/11 – 2 sessions: 8am or 1pm (PT)
  • Wednesday, 3/9/11 – 2 sessions: 8am or 1pm (PT)
  • Wednesday, 4/27/11 – 2 sessions: 8am or 1pm (PT)

Within the past seven years, researchers have discovered why some children struggle to learn math and reading skills. In general, studies show that the brain architecture—the pre-wired pathways for processing information—that children need to succeed in school is weak or underdeveloped in struggling learners. Studies have also proven that this architecture can be quickly and efficiently developed and fortified through brain fitness exercisesthat supplement curriculum. 

Presenters for these exclusive Scientific Learning webinars will be Dr. Martha S. Burns, Director of the Clinical Specialist Market, and Sherrelle Walker, Chief Education Officer. Each session will include district results presented by long-time Scientific Learning customers, as well as a designated period for presenters to respond to your questions and answers. 

Our agenda for each session will be as follows:

  • 20 min. – Dr. Martha S. Burns, The New Science of Learning: Brain Fitness for all Ages
    What does the latest research tell us about how the brain learns? This session summarizes the latest neuroscience and developments from the field. Dr. Burns brings over 40 years of experience as a practicing speech and language pathologist. She has authored over 100 journal articles on the neuroscience of language and communication, as well as three books on language difficulties associated with neurological disorders. She is also the creator of the “Burns Brief Inventory of Communication and Cognition,” an evaluation of cognitive deficits resulting from neurological injury.
  • 30 min. – Sherrelle Walker, Changing Lives through Application of Research
    During this information-packed half-hour, Ms. Walker will discuss concrete, useful strategies for integrating Brain Fitness into district instructional plans, with the goal of accelerating learning and delivering results. Walker brings more than 30 years experience in public education to her work as Chief Education Officer of Scientific Learning. In this capacity, she strives to expand awareness among educators nationwide about how Scientific Learning’s products and services have been proven capable of significantly improving student learning and achievement.
  • 10 min. – Customer: District Results
  • 5 min. – All: Questions and Answers

Space is limited, so register today! We look forward to meeting you online.

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