Teachers can help students improve skills like inhibitory control and cognitive flexibility by explicitly connecting them to popular games—and then letting students play.
Nicole Ofiesh, PhD explains that educating our children with dyslexia and ADHD about how people learn is key to unlocking the potential of their strengths in the face of academic challenges.
Approximately 10% of us have weak working memory; however, the estimates of the percentage of weak working memory in students with specific learning disorders, including dyslexia, ranges from 20 to 50 percent
New research suggests that children’s executive function deficits may be an important risk factor for academic difficulties.
Working memory is one of the brain’s “executive functions,” which are mental skills we use to prioritize and accomplish tasks.