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Ruben Struggled to Read & Pay Attention – How Did Fast ForWord Help?

Poor Listening Skills - Could it be Auditory Processing Disorder?

How Your Brain Learns to Read: Professor Stanislaus Dehaene

Dyslexia & Intelligence: Is there a Connection?

Managing the Challenges of Remote Learning for Children on the Spectrum

How to Enhance Social Skills in Students in Virtual Learning

9 Tips to Improve How you Learn & Your Learning Capacity

5 Essentials for Effective Neuroscience Learning Capacity Programs

Build English Fast for Students Learning English as a Second Language

34 Dyslexia Questions & Answers with Dr Martha Burns

Fast ForWord Endorsed As One Of The Most Powerful Reading Tools

How to Help Your Child Settle into a New Primary School

Make Educational Neuroscience Work in Your School - 7 Tips

How to Improve Your Child’s Social Skills

What I noticed in one class after Covid lockdown

Elements - Newest Addition to the Fast ForWord Literacy Program for Secondary Readers

Risky Play and Its Role In Early Childhood Learning and Development

Brain Wave Research: Fast ForWord Aids Language-Based Learning Problems

Fast ForWord Receives Another Gong

Accelerate Learning: Fast ForWord's New Reading Comprehension Program

How to Evaluate Conflicting Research About Educational Programs

Macquarie Uni’s MUSEC Briefing # 28: Academic vs Real World Evidence

Simple Ways To Teach Children About Sustainability

Dyslexia - Symptoms & Treatment

Simple Yet Effective Ways To Keep Kids Interested In Learning

Why Would You Send Your Child to Boarding School, If You Could?

Speling?  Spieling?  Spelling? Spealing?

The Changing Face of Education In A Post-Covid World

Artificial Intelligence & Learning (a dummy’s guide)

Inspiring Children to Develop an Interest in Investment

40 years research in 5 hours: the “value of improving attention”

New Insights About the Autistic Brain Confirm Fast ForWord Helps

Tips for Kickstarting Your Child's Career In Social Media

How to Teach Children the Main Pillars of Design

Top Brain Games that Improve a Student’s Focus and Attention

How to Make Your Students Enthusiastic About Learning

Digital Amnesia- How Technology is Degrading our Memory

Teacher Saw Student Miracles with Fast ForWord

Valuable Lessons Your Child Can Learn From Playing Video Games

Building Student Learning Capacity - The Missing Link in Education

It’s the Law: Every Child Must Read at Grade Level by Year 3

Help Your Kids Learn Key Life Skills Through Games And Role Play

8 months language & literacy gains in 2 months: gold standard research study

Fashionista Zombies - An Adventure in London (WARNING: includes Aliens)

Helping Your Kids Make Education Choices to Maximise Career Chances

Coroni Village: How 4 Kids are Coping Differently with School-at-Home

How Recording Yourself Improves Your Thinking & Learning

Out-of-School Learning Business - Rewards & Challenges: Monique Peters

How to Get 7 Months Reading Gains in 7 Weeks

What is Fast ForWord123?

Educational Neuroscience:  A Wave of Change for Teachers & Students

Sarah 2.0: Recovering from Chronic Brain Inflammation

The Brain That Changes Itself by Dr Norman Doidge: Book Review

Attention, Listening Skills & Fast ForWord - Dr Martha Burns Update

ADHD, Auditory Processing Disorder or Specific Language Impairment?

When did you finish school? Does it matter for your brain?

The times are a-changin' (at school too): Bob Dylan, Nobel Laureate

10 Ways to Develop Your Child's Brain for Reading Success

What's Happening with Artificial Intelligence in Education & Learning?

Neuro-performance: Better Brains for Sport, Business and Learning

Tutor Anne-Marie O'Hagan: Importance of Family Involvement in Learning

Dyslexia: Intervene Early to Improve Brain's Auditory Processing Speed

How to Learn From YouTube: For Your Studies, Hobbies and Work

How to Make Online Learning Accessible for People with Special Needs

Can Meditation and Mindfulness Improve Your Learning?

Devon Barnes: 35 Years in the “Learning Difficulties Mindfield” .

How Art Can Help Kids on the Autism Spectrum

Brain Fitness for Children in 26 Centres Across Asia & the Middle East

Volunteer Hindu Scripture Teacher in Primary School: Kaushik Murali

Primary Teacher: Success for Her Struggling Students with Fast ForWord

Anne Donnell: Gallipoli Nurse’s Story on New Guided-Reading Technology

Teaching STEAM, “soft” Skills, Minecraft and Lego Robots: John Burfoot

Evolution of Educational Neuroscience Technology in 21st Century

5 Keys for Building Maths Skills: Dr Dion Khlentzos

Learning Difficulties: 16 Terms Explained for Parents & Teachers

Online Coaching for Parents of Children with Autism: Ash Bhattacharya

One Book a Day Means Almost 300,000 More Words Before Kindergarten

Teaching Theatre in India: Sophie Bawa - Bollywood, Human Photocopiers

Rebuilding a Brain after Chronic Inflammation: Sarah Rasborsek's Story

Should Your Students Get a Social Media Digital Licence?

What to Wear to Get the Job You Want -  Bernadette Payne

How to Navigate the Transition from School Year 12 to Tertiary Study

Remedial Reading on Steroids - A Learning Support Teacher's Story

How to Make Career Decisions at the End of Secondary School

How to Use Strengths & Positive Psychology in Teaching - Penny Nesbitt

Are Robots Coming to a Classroom Near You?

Dr Marianela Diaz - Innovative Early, Bilingual Education in Panama

10 New Fast ForWord Features Teachers & Parents Love

Career Planning in Secondary School: Start Early & Keep Options Open

Why Work Experience is Too Valuable to Miss Out on Doing

Year 10 Students: 4 Principles for Senior Subject Selection    

50 Year study: Behaviour influences income more than IQ    

How Do We Reduce Bullying in Our Schools?  NSW Government’s 4 Criteria

4 Year Old's First School Assignment: Make a Video & Post It Online

Jack Ma: Teach Soft Skills, Not Knowledge, to Compete with Machines

Students with Better Social Skills Achieve Higher Test Scores

 Year 12 Final Exam: Turning a Negative Result Into a Positive

Why Sullivan’s Mother got Fast ForWord for Autism Help: Address Root Causes

Read Aloud to Remember More 

Educator Evidence Based Decisions Survey 2017: Teachers Trust Teachers

Ekamai International School: Building English Language Brains Fast

ENS 2017 Asia Conferences: Accelerating Learning for all Students

Apprenticeships & Trades – a Good Way, and Maybe Best for Many

After the NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) - What Next?

Elite athletes: Leaving clues to better learning for all students

Is this your future classroom?

Educating with Neuroscience 2017 Conference Series expands to Asia

Autism & Fast ForWord123: What a Difference a Few Months Make

Fast ForWord123 rated highly by techlearning.com

Eyes Not Necessarily the Window to the Soul for People with Autism

Spoon-feeding students – hand it out, or let them starve?

Paying Attention: It's Harder Than You Think

Musical brains and where they can take your children in the future

It Hurts to be Excluded - Educating with Neuroscience 2017 Conferences

Fast ForWord Founder: Award for Contribution to Neuroscience

Improve Executive Function with Fast ForWord123 Exercises

Monkeys Don't Eat Salad: Educating with Neuroscience 2017 Conference

How You Can Spot Weak Cognitive Skills in Your Classroom

25% improvement in writing skills in 11 weeks using Fast ForWord123

How Learning Music Helps Develop Reading Skills: Dr Nina Kraus

What's the one question EVERYONE answers "YES"?

Fast ForWord: How Much Evidence is Enough? Science & Real World

Fast ForWord & Dyslexia: International Dyslexia Association

Advice you didn't ask for: 5 Tips for a Better Life from Dr Merzenich

Social & Emotional Skills: Not Hippie Nonsense, It’s Science

250 Research Studies Published on Fast ForWord & Reading Assistant

New for English Language Learners: Build English Fast Resources

Autism: Parents of Twins Design Interactive Social Skills Training

Education – Australia’s Leaning Tower of PISA?

Double " teaching as usual" reading gain - 146 NSW primary students

A Tale of Two Brain Training Companies: Science vs Hype

How Poverty & Disadvantage Impacts Learning for 730,000 Children

3 Famous Neuroscientists: How Brain Plasticity Helps Human Potential

Can Practice Improve Attention? A New Method to Train Attention Skills

What is Neuroplasticity & How Does It Impact Education?  (Infographic)

Classroom environment: Not just rooms of Ikea furniture. Simon Brooks.

How Important are Student-Teacher Interactions? Simon Brooks

5 World Firsts: Fast ForWord Brain Training & Reading Programs

Fast ForWord Neuroscience Programs a Success at Covenant College

Educating with Neuroscience Conference 2016, Melbourne 26 August

Thinking Routines in the Classroom. Not Just an Activity? Simon Brooks

Cultures of Thinking: Simon Brooks on Using the Force of Opportunities

How Fast ForWord Helped Finn: Autism, Language & Reading Improvements

Cultures of Thinking: Simon Brooks on the Cultural Force of Modelling

How Fast ForWord Helped Heal and Restore a Life: Ester’s Story

Dawson Now Loves to Read, Thanks to 6 Weeks of Fast ForWord

Cultures of Thinking: Simon Brooks on using the Force of Time

Cultures of Thinking: Simon Brooks on Using the Force of Language

Cultures of Thinking: Simon Brooks on Using the Force of ‘Expectations’

Greg Miller shares new St Luke’s Catholic College Innovation Vision

How Students Improve with Educational Neuroscience Programs

New Western Sydney School a Radical Shift from Traditional Education

New Oppositional Defiant Disorder Infographic for Parents & Teachers

4 Neuroscientists: How Fast ForWord Was Built & The Future

Educational Neuroscience Helps Students: Special Needs to Mainstream

Peter Carabi: English Language Learning with Fast ForWord

Educator Simon Brooks: Student or Teacher Centred Learning?

Leadership Expert John Spence: Reading is Path to School & Life Success

Educator Simon Brooks: Implementing Cultures of Thinking in Schools

Dr Pete Goss, Grattan Institute: About NAPLAN & Student Disadvantage

An Education Revolution: Templestowe College Principal Peter Hutton

Prof John Hattie: What Works Best & What Doesn’t Work in Education

NAPLAN: Alarming Achievement Gaps says Grattan Institute's Dr Pete Goss

Music Educators Brad Fuller & Peter Orenstein: Collaborative Teaching

New Sound Scouts App Improves Access to Hearing Tests for Children

How to Deal with Oppositional Defiant Disorder? Dr Shan Ong Explains

Phonics Instruction Activates Brain Area Best Wired for Reading

Educational Neuroscience is Not Pop Science, says Cogmed’s Mimma Mason

Creating Cultures of Thinking: Dr Ron Ritchhart - Harvard University

Teacher Cameron Paterson: Using Cultures of Thinking in the Classroom

6 Maths Myths & 6 Ways You Can Build a Positive Maths Attitude

How to Create Successful Readers: 5 Articles from Scientific Learning

Improving Reading with Fast ForWord: USA School, Bridges Academy

How Fast ForWord Improved Student Outcomes in Canada School District

A Student Called “Australia” – Gabbie Stroud’s Hope for Education

Fast ForWord Helped Mac with Auditory Processing, Writing & Spelling

Amelie & Fast ForWord: 2 Years Gain in Reading & Maths Despite ADHD

20 years of Fast ForWord – Where is Educational Neuroscience Headed?

“Phenomenal” improvements for son after Fast ForWord, says Father

In the Quest for School-Readiness, Has the Fun Gone from Preschool?

What's in an ATAR? Answers from Career Counsellor, Gordon Doyle

Urana Public School: 5 Years of Success - Fast ForWord Brain Training

A New Zealand School Found Fast ForWord & Helped Struggling Students

When Will Educational Neuroscience be an Integral Part of Teaching?

Your Attention Spotlight: How You Can Improve it for Better Learning

Five Common Causes of Anxiety About Transitioning From School

Fast ForWord Helped George Overcome His Learning Difficulties

Educational Neuroscience in Action - School & Parent Success Stories

Executive Function: The Foundation for School Readiness

5 Signs of Oppositional Defiant Disorder & 4 Ways to Help an ODD Child

USA Congress Dyslexia Testimony - Fast ForWord Founder Dr Paula Tallal

How Technology Can Help Early Primary Students Improve Reading Skills

Dr Martha Burns Answers Two Critical Thinking Questions from Teachers

Six Ways You Can Improve Your Writing with Neuroscience Insights

Dr Peter Goss Answers Seven More Questions About NAPLAN 2015

Is Educational Neuroscience for Real? Dr Martha Burns explains

Can You Have a Maths Brain? Dr Martha Burns explains.

Should NAPLAN Test the 4C's as well as Literacy & Numeracy? 

Struggling Readers Need Programs Based on Science - Melbourne Age & Fast ForWord

Reading Recovery Ineffective: Can Neuroscience Help Struggling Readers?

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