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Closing the Gap (PDF)
Online reading intervention can dramatically improve ACT scores and college readiness. Copyright (2017) National Association of Secondary School Principals. Reprinted with permission.

New Views into the Science of Educating Children with Autism (PDF)
Emerging developments in neuroscience are forming the basis of promising new treatments for children on the autism spectrum.

Murray County Schools Are Improving Graduation Rates With Reading Software
The graduation rates in Murray County Georgia public schools rose from 57% to 94% in the span of a few years thanks, in part, to technology offering reading and language software.

Learning to Write: One More Step from Language to Literacy
Brain Connection

How to Improve Brain Function and Reverse Poverty's Impact on Student Learning
Eric Jensen
October 24, 2017

Fascinating: Schools are using brain science to guide edtech decisions
eSchool News
Leo Doran
October 3, 2017

10 Ways that Neuroscience can Change Education
The Tech Edvocate
Matthew Lynch
August 30, 2017

3 Ways to Help Struggling Readers and English Language Learners
ASCD In Service
Inservice Guest Blogger
August 29, 2017

Fast ForWord with Reading Assistant
Tech & Learning
Shannon Merssand
June 20, 2017

5 ways teachers can improve student learning based on current brain research
eSchool News
Martha S. Burns, Ph.D.
May 24, 2017

5 Things Every Educator Should Know About Cognitive Capacity
Jensen Learning
Dr. Eric Jensen
May 24, 2017

3 Tips to Close the Poverty Gap
Dr. Eric Jensen
May 3, 2017

District schools keep moving ForWord
Franklin County Times
Tyler Hargett
April 26, 2017

Read Across America: Teachers help students find joy of reading
East Oregonian
Jayati Ramakrishnan
March 1, 2017

Corpus Christi ISD Expands Literacy Program to All Elementary Schools
T|H|E Journal
February 1, 2017

‘When our students arrive Monday morning, many haven’t eaten a real meal since they left school on Friday’
The Hechinger Report
Pamela Davis Smith
February 1, 2017

Starting today: Past and Future Pervasive Neurotechnologies, as seen through 50 Key Patents
Sharp Brains
January 31, 2017

What's New: New Tools for Schools
Tech & Learning
January 31, 2017

15 hot edtech trends for 2017
eSchool News
Meris Stansbury
January 2, 2017

Bridging the Gap for Students With Special Needs
International Literacy Association
Tara Hamlett
December 13, 2016

District hopes new program will strengthen student reading scores
Laramie Boomerang
Nuria Mathog
October 27, 2016

Jumpstarting Learning for Children in Poverty
Huffington Post
Eric Jensen
September 26, 2016

Arizona Tries Tech-Based English Language Learner Program
91.5 KJZZ
Steve Goldstein
August 29, 2016

Lebanon grad honored with international prize
Albany Democrat Herald
Jennifer Moody
July 31, 2016

Arizona Board of Ed to Pilot English Language Learning Software
T|H|E Journal
Leila Meyer
July 14, 2016

Oregon District Expands Blended Reading Program
T|H|E Journall
July 6, 2016

Three neuroscientists win $1m award for discovering brain's plasticity
June 2, 2016

Students make grade level jumps with Fast ForWord
The Advertiser
May 9, 2016

Brain Plasticity: What is it and How Does it Relate to Autism, Alzheimer's, and Normal Learning
Hub Pages
April 10, 2016

Wash. district implements neuroscience reading intervention
eSchool News
March 31, 2016

Changes coming to summer school in Rapides
The Town Talk
Leigh Guidry
March 24, 2016

RiverView reading programs impact area kids
Crookston Times
March 24, 2016

New app allows schools to provide access to Reading Assistant
District Administration
Ariana Fine
March 20, 2016

Scientific Learning Launches Reading Assistant iPad App
T|H|E Journal
Joshua Bolkan
March 17, 2016

Scientific Learning in the News
Visions News
March 14, 2016

Taking a Three-Pronged Approach to Help ELLs Excel
ASCD In-Service
Nancy McGee
February 29, 2016

Decherd students moving Fast ForWord
Herald Chronicle
Linda Stacy
February 26, 2016

The Dialogue Surrounding Dyslexia: Five Important Takeaways
Holly Korbey
February 26, 2016

NAESP: National Association of Elementary School Principals
Carole Meyer
January/February 2016

Hartselle elementary school receives state recognition
Decatur Daily
Deangelo McDaniel
January 14, 2016

Mississippi District Named National Reference Site for Use of Blended Learning Tools
T|H|E Journal
Joshua Bolkan
January 12, 2016

Reading program proves to be beneficial for Lafayette Parish School System students, superintendent reports
The Advocate
Heather Miller
January 13, 2016

Students in Starkville, Mississippi School District Improve Reading Skills By 1.9 Years After Using Fast ForWord for 85 Days
District Administration
January 13, 2016

How Poverty Affects School Success
SmartBlog on Education
Martha Burns
January 6, 2016

K12 products that work
District Administration
December, 2015

Special needs students contributing to Hartselle's reading scores
Decatur Daily
Deangelo McDaniel
December 13, 2015

LPSS seeing reading progress with new program
The Advertiser
November 16, 2015

Gonzales Middle Students Rewarded for Fast ForWord Success!!
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
October 23, 2015

Fast Forword and Reading Assistant chosen to improve reading scores
District Administration
Ariana Fine
October 22, 2015

Texas District Expands Use of Adaptive Reading Programs
T|H|E Journal
Joshua Bolkan
October 21, 2015

Fremont Public Schools Expands Computer-Based Reading Programs
T|H|E Journal
Leila Meyer
October 7, 2015

Technology Holds Promise for Students With Poor Vocabulary Skills
Education Week
Steven L. Miller
July 23, 2015

Districts turning to neuroscience for new instruction strategies
Kate Schimel
July 20, 2015

School neuroscience unleashes students' brain power
District Administration
Matt Zalaznick
July 20, 2015

Hartselle receives grant for reading program
Decatur Daily
Briana Harris
July 17, 2015

Game-like software helps local students
Calaveras Enterprise
Amber Pappé
July 7, 2015

Expert to educators: 'You change brains'
The Town Talk
Leigh Guidry
June 16, 2015

By Changing My Son’s School, I Made The Right Choice
Samantha Taylor
June 4, 2015

3 Alachua schools share $135,000 in literacy funds
The Gainesville Sun
Eric Jester
May 27, 2015

US Embassy literacy partnership offers juveniles essential life skills
The Bahamas Weekly
Azaleta Ishmael-Newry
May 21, 2015

Reading Program Helps Winslow Students Excel
Arizona Journal
Linda Kor
May 12, 2015

Don't Assume; Assess
Tech & Learning
Sascha Zuger
April 23, 2015

The Five Key Ingredients in Quality Neuroscience-Based Learning Programs
Martha Burns
April 23, 2015

Highland View Elementary students are learning in Fast For-Word
News Channel 11
Kasey Marler
March 31, 2015

CASE endorses Fast ForWord
eSchool News
March 30, 2015

Games 'fast forword' students' reading skills
The Town Talk
Leigh Guidry
March 25, 2015

Indigo Learning - Tech Report (VIDEO)
eNCATechReport (YouTube)
March 24, 2015

District rolls out ‘neuroplasticity’ language development programs
eSchool News
March 6, 2015

Computer program boosting students' reading skills
The Gainville Sun
Erin Jester
February 21, 2015

Inside the Brain of a Struggling Reader
District Administration
Martha S. Burns, Ph.D.
January 20, 2015

No matter the challenge, LSU's Kenny Hilliard finishes what he starts
The Times-Picayune
Ron Higgins
December 29, 2014

How longer days helped struggling middle schoolers, other lessons, from the turnaround in St. Mary Parish
The Hechinger Report
Donald Aguillard
December 5, 2014

Getting Past Dyslexia Myths: How Neuroscience Has Helped
Cognitive Neuroscience Society
Priya Kalra
November 28, 2014

Reading gets better by the click (PDF)
Antelope Valley Press
Julie Drake
November 22, 2014

How Autism affects language skills with Dr. Martha Burns
ehealth radio network
Eric Michaels
November 12, 2014

Students improve reading skills and motivation at technology-based reading center
Albert Jackson
October 30, 2014

Understanding the Causes of Dyslexia for Effective Intervention
Dr. Martha Burns
October 22, 2014

Murray County Schools Are Improving Graduation Rates With Reading Software
WUTC Public Radio
Rabbit Zielke
August 25, 2014

Undoing Dyslexia via Video Games
American Psychological Association
April 2014

Game your brain: the new benefits of neuroplasticity
Wired UK
Joao Medeiros
April 17, 2014

Fluency:  A Key to Reading Success
eSchool News
Timothy Rasinski
April 14, 2014

10 Online Literacy Programs to Make Reading More Engaging
District Administration
Harriet Meyers
March, 2014

Conner students' improved reading skills help boost ACT scores
Melisssa Stewart
January 15, 2014

Top of the World Elementary Launches After-School Literacy Program
Laguna Beach Path
Nisha Gutierrez-Jaime
October 29, 2013

Diversity creates possibility in Indiana district
District Administration
Lauren Williams
October, 2013

Closing the Achievement Gap in a High-Poverty School
SmartBlog on Education
Niki P. Fryou
September 25, 2013

Reading for All
The Hindu
Hazeeda Vijayakumar
August 12, 2013

Hospital honors students for reading success
June 20, 2013

Grant Supports Online Reading Intervention
School CIO
May 22, 2013

District 97 reading program will build on success
Oak Leaves
Rebecca R. Bibbs
April 11, 2013

Carver students excel in Fast ForWord reading program
The Advocate
March 13, 2013

How hearing skills could be key to treating dyslexia
The Globe and Mail
Adriana Barton
March 10, 2013

Saint Clair school plans video game-like program to help kids learn more 
March 8, 2013

Sequester poised to hit schools
Mary Katherine Murphy
March 7, 2013

Brain Power: Early College school to use innovative reading program
Valley Morning Star 
Travis M. Whitehead
January 15, 2013

Colquitt Regional helps schools teach
WALB News 10 
January 15, 2013

SLUSD now offering Fast ForWord program online
The White Mountain Independent's Online Edition 
Sean Dieterich
January 4, 2013

New Views into the Science of Educating Children with Autism
Martha S. Burns, Ph.D.
December 2012/January 2013

School board restores salary funds
November 19, 2012

Neuroscience in Schools
District Administration
Ron Schachter
November 16, 2012

Reading Assistant Program From Scientific Learning Wins 2012 Award of Excellence From Tech & Learning
District Administration
November 16, 2012

Parish third-grade readers are beating poverty’s impact
Zachery Fitzgerald
October 30, 2012

Oakland schools boost scores with learning software
School CIO
September 6, 2012

School year will be busy
The Record
Niki Hope
September 5, 2012

Increasing Brain Fitness and Efficiency Helps ELLs Accelerate Academic Gains
Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents
August 30, 2012

MySciLEARN™ on demand platform seeing gains
School CIO
August 28, 2012

North Hunterdon prepares for start of school year
Hunterdon Review
August 23, 2012

Scientists Report Promising New Direction for Cognitive Rehabilitation in the Elderly
AlphaGalileo Foundation
August 20, 2012

Union School District in San Jose offers virtual summer school
Silicon Valley
Carol Rosen
August 9, 2012

School uses Jump Start to set much higher bar
The Advocate
Bret H. McCormick
August 9, 2012

Using Data and Technology To Improve AYP
THE Journal
Joshua Bolkan
August 2, 2012

Brain Storm:  As neuroscientists begin to figure out how the brain learns, educators are using the research to change the way they teach
Caralee Adams
July 31, 2012

Reading Software Tailored to Students
District Administration
Courtney Williams
July 23, 2012

Technology and Teaching Transformed Our Students
Sr. Anne Keating
July 17, 2012

Collaboration, Leadership Key in Oakland, Calif., School Turnaround
Converge and the Center for Digital Education
Tanya Roscorla
July 11, 2012

20 Must-See Teaching Tools Coming To Your Classroom Very Soon
July 11, 2012

Update regarding Fast ForWord
Oak Park Elementary School District
June 14, 2012

The Brain Gap
Inquirer Opinion
Leonardo Leonidas
June 11, 2012

Experts Call for Teaching Educators Brain Science
Education Week
June 4, 2012

Schools' Test Scores Show Improvement
May 24, 2012

Wellspring Learning to Offer Scientific Learning Fast ForWord® and Reading Assistant™ Products Desig
May 13, 2012

New Developments in Reading Software
eSchool News
May, 2012

Empowering Students with Digital Reading
District Administration
Kelly Puente
April 18, 2012

Innovation Radio Show - Dakota Midday (4MB mp3 file)
South Dakota Public Broadcasting
Radio Host Cara Hetland
April 13, 2012

Program puts kindergartners on Fast ForWord
Rhonda Aghamalian
Mansfield News-Mirror
April 2, 2012

Bowler Students Moving Fast ForWord
Mesquite Local News
March 17, 2012

Northwestern State alumna to present research
The Natchitoches Times
March 2, 2012

The New Brain Science of Learning (VIDEO)
TEDxEnola Talks (YouTube)
February 1, 2012

New program helps increase test scores
Chelsea Sektnan
December 15, 2011

Teacher recognised for reading skill development
ABC News (Australia Broadcasting Corporation)
December 14, 2011

Amanda Miller:  Against all odds
Sam King
December 9, 2011

Bob Gillis honoured for excellence in teaching
Telegraph Journal
December 3, 2011

MATSOL Currents (PDF, pg. 5)
Accelerating the Language Development of English Language Learners
Sergio Paez
Fall/Winter 2011

New Software Helps Underperforming School
WCVB TV5 Boston
September 27, 2011

Brain Game Teaching Kids to Read
My Fox Orlando
September 13, 2011

New Jersey's Number 1 Special Education School, Benway School "Fit Brains Learn Better” at BENWAY
Press Release Distribution
September 7, 2011

Software boosts Palmyra students' reading skills
Lebanon Daily News
Andrea Gillhoolley
August 30, 2011

Fast ForWord a Success at Merrillville Intermediate School
Merrillville Community
Rose Wilson
August 26, 2011

Newark schools rated excellent on annual district report cards
The Newark Advocate
Seth Roy
August 18, 2011

First Nation Student Success Program sustains Peigan student learning and success
The Pincher Creek Echo
July 28, 2011

Academy Bridges Special-Needs Reading Deficits: Egli
Ken Royal
July 27, 2011

Scientific Learning unveils software to help improve brain function in autistic children (VIDEO)
July 15, 2011

Oakland School Adopts Computer Reading Program; Proficiency Triples (VIDEO)
July 6, 2011

Programme offers alternative learning at Dellwood
The Royal Gazette Online
Jessie Moniz
June 23, 2011

Software improves reading skills of kids (VIDEO)
Carolyn Johnson
June 16, 2011

Flushing School District selected to be a national reference site for literacy program used in the elementary schools
Michigan Live
Sarah Schuch
May 26, 2011

Struggling Readers Jump Grade Levels in East Chicago District
Tanya Roscorla
May 24, 2011

Summit focuses on science of learning
Highlands Today
Marc Valero
May 23, 2011

Reading boosts brain pathways, affects multiple disciplines
eSchool News
Jenna Zwang
May 3, 2011

Our Plastic Brain
THE Journal
May 2, 2011

New Ideas in Spec. Ed. Language Arts Instruction
Education Week Teacher
Liana Heitin
April 27, 2011

Program morphs reading into game
Watertown Daily News
Matt McAllister
March 23, 2011

Fast ForWord Given Good Reviews
The Picayune Item
Will Sullivan
February 23, 2011

School Board Regular Session - Dec. 9, 2010
February 2, 2011

Back Office Business, February 2011
Tech & Learning
February 1, 2011

Learning Disabilities:  The Misunderstood Child
January 27, 2011

Computer helps kids read -- and more
Tehran Times
January 24, 2011

ESPNU 150 RB Kenny Hilliard wouldn't be going to LSU if not for some special software
Corey Long 
January 14, 2011

Boys lag behind girls in New West schools
The Royal City Record
Niki Hope 
January 5, 2011

TRS Learning Center introduces globally recognized language learning software that teaches children and adults 25 languages
December 22, 2010

Leading the Pack: Program Accelerating Kids' Reading Abilities (1.4M PDF)
Rachel Cook
December 21, 2010

Jefferson County’s Daeschner named Superintendent of the Year
Kentucky Association of School Administratorsn
December 13, 2010

Hoke schools expect budget cuts, lost jobs
The Fayetteville Observer
Jennifer Calhoun
December 7, 2010

Patterson star RB Hilliard improves in classroom
The Advocate
Robin Fambrough
December 6, 2010

ID Students Using Fast ForWord Achieve State Test Scores
EdNet Insight
December 3, 2010

St. Mary Parish Schools Boost Test Scores
Melissa Hawkes
December 2, 2010

Researchers aim for earlier autism diagnoses
eSchool News
Jenna Zwang
November 30, 2010

Tylertown High Students use Brain Exercise Software to Improve Reading Levels
MPB News
Lawayne Childrey
November 18, 2010

Schools plot strategies to improve achievement
Tuscaloosa News
Jamon Smith
October 25, 2010

Smith students add own flavor to BAM!
The Times-Picayune
Anita Hymel
October 14, 2010

Jefferson schools to drop laptop computer project and expand literacy program
New Orleans, LA Local News
Barri Bronston
October 11, 2010

Program moving students 'Fast ForWord'
The Laurinburg Exchange
Andy Cagle
September 25, 2010

Reshaping RTI
THE Journal
Rama Ramaswami
September, 2010

Portsmouth City Schools Welcomes New Superintendent
Portsmouth Daily Times
Ryan Scott Ottney
August 24, 2010

Reading intervention program to expand to four Jefferson Parish public schools
The Times-Picayune Times 
Barri Bronston
August 11, 2010

Stimulus Enabled Polk to Put New Reading Program in Schools 
The Ledger 
July 10, 2010