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Posted on Nov 1, 2016 in blog | 0 comments

This research design was a true quantitative experimental study of the effects on working memory when applying the Equipping Minds Cognitive Development Curriculum (EMCDC) among learners diagnosed with specific learning disorder (SLD). A school who serves learners with a specific learning disorder (SLD) initiated contact with Equipping Minds, which allowed access to the population sample. Thirty-two participants in 4th through 8th grade were randomly allocated into an Active Control and a Training Group.  Read more...

Neuroscience & Christian Formation

Posted on Oct 18, 2016 in blog, news | 0 comments

Carol Brown is honored to have contributed a chapter to this groundbreaking book for Christian educators. Neuroscience & Christian Formation Why a text on neuroscience and Christian formation? Simply put, we need one that represents the range of possible intersections for today and into the future. In recent years, neuroscience’s various fields of study have influenced our understanding of the person, memory, learning, development, communal interaction, and the practice of education. The book serves as an introductory textbook for Christian education/formation professors to use in Christian education or Christian formation courses at the College or Seminary level. The book is designed to provide an overview of how current research...

Enhancing the Brain with Sound Therapy

Posted on Jun 11, 2016 in blog, news | 0 comments

Successful listening and learning depends on good auditory processing. Challenges in auditory processing are seen in learners with dyslexia, ADHD, language and auditory processing disorders, Autism, tinnitus, memory struggles, and learning challenges. Auditory processing means the ability to translate speech sounds into words and meaning, and then recreate those sounds as speech.There is a great deal more than hearing required for successful use of language. A fractional delay in any stage of this perception can lead to great difficulties when it comes to learning the skills of reading, writing and spelling. Poor auditory memory may be part of the problem and a person who is otherwise quite intelligent may...

LiveStream the Conference

Posted on Mar 23, 2016 in blog | 0 comments

We are looking forward to our annual conference with much anticipation.  Some of you are able to join us in Danville and some have registered for the Livestream option. For those attending via Livestream: The materials will be shipped out priority mail this week. You will just need your computer. If you miss a session for any reason, you can access the sessions for 2 weeks after the conference. We will send everyone the link via email 48 hours prior to the conference. If possible, purchase unifix linking cubes in red, blue,yellow, black, and green, the games Blink, Qwitch, Spot It (any version) and Set from Amazon to participate in the...