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Case Study: Student Self Esteem & Cognitive Functions Grow

C8 Sciences Conducts Case Study on Increased Executive Function Skills for Older Students at New York’s Maplebrook School- A Rise in Student Self Esteem a Happy Bonus In proving that hard work, engaged students and resiliency get results, C8 Sciences conducted a case study on increased executive function skills for [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:52+00:00 December 16th, 2015|Case Studies|Comments Off on Case Study: Student Self Esteem & Cognitive Functions Grow

How Brain Training Games Improve Cognitive Flexibility

How Brain Training Games Improve Cognitive Flexibility Cognitive flexibility or conscious mental activities like thinking, remembering, learning and understanding refers to the ability to think about multiple aspects simultaneously. Although the definition can vary, one defined consistency is that cognitive flexibility is an element of executive functioning. The formal definition [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:03+00:00 March 13th, 2015|C8Healthcare, C8Parents, C8Schools, Case Studies|Comments Off on How Brain Training Games Improve Cognitive Flexibility

Harvard University Working Memory Case Study Published

“Building the Brain’s Air Traffic Control System”: A Harvard University Working Memory Case Study A recently released Harvard University working memory case study thoroughly and exhaustively investigated the way in which early experiences shape the development of executive function in the human brain. To call the study “exhaustive” is really an [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:06+00:00 August 25th, 2014|C8Schools, Case Studies, News|Comments Off on Harvard University Working Memory Case Study Published

New Mexico Elementary School Principal Uses Cognitive Neuroscience Program with Special Education Population at a Title I School

Kim Arrington, Principal at Joe Stanley Smith Elementary School, utilizes a “whole child” approach to strengthening the neurocognitive capacities of students in her school. Principal, Kim Arrington, is on a mission to close the poverty gap for the students in her charge at Joe Stanley Smith Elementary School. She is [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:08+00:00 June 19th, 2014|Case Studies|2 Comments

Texas City ISD Uses Cognitive Cross-Training Program to Help Struggling Students in Both the General and Special Education Population

For Cynthia Peltier, Director, developing the executive function skills for all students in need is a priority. Pull-Out Sessions Benefit Both the Special Education and General Population Special Education Director, Cynthia Peltier, believes that access to high-quality, cognitive cross-training programs shouldn’t be limited to children within the special education population. [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:08+00:00 June 19th, 2014|Case Studies|Comments Off on Texas City ISD Uses Cognitive Cross-Training Program to Help Struggling Students in Both the General and Special Education Population

Tiered Instruction Meets Cognitive Neuroscience Intervention in Whitfield County, Georgia Schools

Ruthie Rule, Whitfield County Coordinator for Exceptional Students, uses a cognitive cross-training program in pull-out sessions with RTI Tier 2 and special education students. This reliable intervention tool focuses on improving executive function. For many schools, one of the biggest challenges to developing a well-functioning RTI program is an effective [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:08+00:00 June 19th, 2014|Case Studies|Comments Off on Tiered Instruction Meets Cognitive Neuroscience Intervention in Whitfield County, Georgia Schools

Client Profile: Palm Beach County Christa McAuliffe Middle School

How C8 Sciences is Helping Students with ADHD in the Classroom – Like Those in Palm Beach County’sChrista McAuliffe Middle School – Through its Innovative ACTIVATE Program Cognitive training has helped children with ADHD overcome barriers by increasing their attention, memory and processing speeds. Leading entities such as C8 Sciences understand that these skills are necessary not [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:09+00:00 March 20th, 2014|Case Studies|Comments Off on Client Profile: Palm Beach County Christa McAuliffe Middle School

Harlem, NY: Early identification moves struggling kids into the mainstream.

Difficult Circumstances Harlem’s Ralph Bunche Elementary School, PS 125, is a neighborhood school serving a student body that is high-poverty (80% participate in the Free/Reduced Price Lunch Program) and diverse (45% African American, 40% Hispanic, 5% Asian, 4% White).  In 2011, just 26% of grade 3 [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:14+00:00 October 8th, 2012|Case Studies|1 Comment

Reading Scores Increase and Hidden Talents Unveiled in the City

Difficult Circumstances: Brooklyn’s Elijah Stroud Elementary School, PS 316 is a neighborhood school serving a student body that reflects economic diversity and multi-cultural backgrounds (95% participate in the Free/Reduced Price Lunch Program,, 88% are African American, 7% Hispanic).  In 2011, just 26% of grade 3 students [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:14+00:00 July 12th, 2012|Case Studies|Comments Off on Reading Scores Increase and Hidden Talents Unveiled in the City

Students in C8Kids More Likely to See Large Gains on Test Scores

Implementation Setting Helen Street Elementary School is a neighborhood elementary school in the city of Hamden.  The student body is comprised of 45% African American, 23% white, and 23% Hispanic students – more than half of the students receiving free or reduced-price lunch.  Helen Street is [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:14+00:00 May 24th, 2012|Case Studies|Comments Off on Students in C8Kids More Likely to See Large Gains on Test Scores