Why Students Never Have to Lose Their Work Again

  Why Students Never Have to Lose Their Work Again Losing work due to a faulty hard drive or misplaced documents can cost a student dearly. It’s time to consider cloud storage and here is why. By Sally Writes sally@diamondmail.net One of the most important components of a scholarship is maintaining good grades. This is only possible…

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Cogmed Working Memory Training

Much more than a brain-building gizmo, Cogmed Working Memory Training is serious business—reducing inattention and hyperactivity and improving memory in children with ADHD. One oft-heard complaint about complementary therapies to treat attention deficit disorder (ADD or ADHD) is that there are no controlled studies to support their claims. Not so with working-memory training, which was…

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E-Readers Make Reading Easier for Dyslexics

A study shows that e-readers make reading easier for dyslexics, allowing them to comprehend text and read with pleasure. Here’s another example of technology helping people. In this case, people who struggle with dyslexia. For some, the act of reading a book can be dispiriting. Matthew Schneps, Director of the Laboratory for Visual Learning at the Harvard-Smithsonian…

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Play Attention in the News!

Play Attention was highlighted in the Journal of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics in January of 2014! This journal article reviews the randomized clinically controlled study of Play Attention completed by Tufts School of Medicine in the Boston Public Schools.  The results are very impressive and validate Play Attention’s efficacy. Students enrolled were randomly selected to participate…

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Dyslexia Seen in Brain Scans of Pre-School Children

Researchers say that brain scans may allow detection of dyslexia in pre-school children even before they start to read. Tell-tale signs have been found on scans that have already been seen in adults with the condition. The Journal of Neuroscience reports that these brain differences could be a cause rather than a consequence of dyslexia,…

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