When a student is falling behind in the classroom, they feel overwhelmed. Learning frustration can have a big impact on their behaviour and their long term perception of themselves.
Learning frustration can present in a number of ways, including behaviour problems, low self-esteem, resistance to home work, distractibility and difficulty following directions. Cognitive training programs make learning easier and can improve behaviour and self-esteem.
Through fun, engaging and motivating exercises carefully designed by learning experts, the Fast ForWord, Cogmed and Reading Assistant programs improve learning skills: auditory processing, memory, attention, comprehension, reading, spelling and writing and the ability to follow instructions.
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Fast ForWord, Cogmed and Reading Assistant exercise examples
Stellar Stories (from Fast ForWord)
Students answer questions about a story that has been read to them, then follow multiple step instructions.
Space Cube (from Cogmed)
Students remember which discs lit up on a rotating cube, challenging working memory, concentration and visuo-spatial skills.
Builds reading fluency and comprehension. Students preview and read the text silently, then listen to a model reading. After answering guided reading comprehension questions, students read the text aloud.