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eSchool News Readers’ choice awards name the Fast ForWord Program as a top education technology program

Posted on 7 August 2014

The Fast ForWord online reading programs are recognised by primary and high school educators for making the greatest impact in their schools.

An alternative to attending an Arrowsmith school in Canada

Posted on 11 June 2014

On June 1, 2014 the “60 Minutes” program on Channel 9 in Australia ran a segment about the Arrowsmith School in Canada.  The program...

Learned helplessness and self esteem

Posted on 21 May 2014

 “I can’t do it.” “I’m dumb, I’ll never be able to read.” “I can’t be bothered, it’s too hard.” “It’s too easy, I’m bored.” Have...

May neuroscience and learning news

Posted on 30 April 2014

It’s the May edition of Sonic Learning’s neuroscience and learning news. It’s a great way to learn a lot in a short time. Enjoy!

How to help students with Auditory Processing Disorder

Posted on 23 April 2014

“Ben, put on your shoes and socks, get your bag from your room and meet me at the car.” Predictably, Ben forgets at least...

April Neuroscience and Learning News

Posted on 9 April 2014

Welcome to the April edition of Sonic Learning’s Neuroscience and Learning Roundup – a collection of what’s been firing up our neurons from around...

Brain Myths: What Your Brain Hemispheres Are Really Up To

Posted on 11 March 2014

You’ve heard the story: the left hemisphere of your brain is logical, analytical and detail oriented; the right hemisphere is where creativity and intuition...

How to build student stamina

Posted on 5 February 2014

So much of success in life boils down to persistence. While “natural ability” is often touted as a gift that must be nurtured, students...

February neuroscience and learning news

Posted on 4 February 2014

Welcome to a new feature on our blog – Sonic Learning’s monthly roundup of neuroscience and learning news on the Web.

Prepare for the 2014 school year

Posted on 15 January 2014

A new school year can be a very intimidating experience for children and parents – a long shopping list of items to purchase, readjusting...