Neuroplasticity – it’s the single most important change in our understanding of the human brain in 400 years. Dr Norman Doidge has garnered rave reviews for making this concept accessible and understandable to people from all walks of life in his best-seller The Brain That Changes Itself.
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Do you feel anxious at school report time? Here are some practical steps to deal with your child’s results and prevent future “report shock”.
“We’re thrilled with Sophia’s progress! After only 3 months of Fast ForWord training, she has made huge improvements in her learning, memory, concentration and behaviour. She is a lot more confident now and is showing much greater willingness to try at school and not give up.”
Asha’s Mum recently submitted a Fast ForWord program review explaining why she placed her daughter on the program and the results she achieved.
In a recent media interview, Education Minister Simon Birmingham emphatically stated “Today’s results once again show that, despite significant funding growth, we are not getting sufficient improvements in student outcomes.” Why are Australian students still falling through the cracks?
Gabriel, Ethan’s dad, recently submitted a Fast ForWord program review. He says, “We are really pleased with his progress through Fast ForWord and in fact, we’ve noted some improvement that we’ll like to share with you.”
These aren’t the sort of superstars you’re likely to hear about that often in the media – but they are changing the world one brain at a time.
For some parents, teachers and students, NAPLAN time is a stressful time. What can you do to minimise stress and prepare effectively?