New Haven, Connecticut (PRWEB) July 31, 2014
Connecticut-based C8 Sciences, developers and marketers of neuroscience-based cognitive assessment and development products including the game-changing ACTIVATE™ program, has announced a no-cost webinar through its C8 Schools to help teachers improve executive function skills in students with ADHD. Through C8 Schools, teachers and educators can sign up for the webinar, free of charge, to utilize it as a tool in working with students that suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. At the heart of the webinar is C8 Sciences’ ACTIVATE™ program, an innovative approach that has been changing the playing field in the battle against ADHD in the classroom by improving the executive function of students.
According to C8 Sciences representatives, ACTIVATE™ is the most advanced brain training program to tackle ADHD in the classroom, fusing a cognitive training software with a physical exercise regimen to measure and improve executive function, deliver real-time cognitive data and greatly improve academic outcomes. Further, C8 Sciences remains the only entity on the advanced education protocol circuit to offer this integrated computer and physical exercises platform – “cognition cross-training,” as it is known – with products based on proprietary research developed at Yale University by Dr. Bruce Wexler.
“In plain and simple terms, our program offers a fundamentally different approach to learning,” says Matt Fitzpatrick, C8 Sciences’ vice president of Product Management. “ACTIVATE™ improves brain function directly and enables students to learn the content-based course materials more easily. Now, with our free webinar available to educators everywhere, teachers can learn more about how they can implement ACTIVATE™ into their school, and exactly how the program measures and improves executive function and greatly improves academic outcomes – all while delivering vital real-time cognitive data. Teaching students with ADHD will never be the same.”
ACTIVATE™, as a cognitive training program, allows students to adhere to a robust training schedule of computer and physical exercise sessions, each lasting 20 to 45 minutes from three to five times per week. The schedule is flexible and can be easily customized to meet the needs of any school or educational facility. Known as “the most sophisticated cognitive software” by C8 School representatives, the computer portion of the ACTIVATE™ platform naturally increases the brain’s ability to sustain attention, memory and self-control while systematically activating eight core cognitive capacities.
In an attempt to “develop the body and brain together,” the physical exercise aspect of ACTIVATE™ exercises cognitive skills through whole-body movements, games and activities that make it “fun to focus.” The physical exercise programs increase cognitive health with over 100 different exercises and activities for groups of 20 students or more – in lessons of 20, 30 or 45 minutes in duration. The program includes a variety of inclusive team-building games, incorporating social intelligence parameters, emphasizing cooperation over competition.
For more information on C8 Sciences and its innovative ACTIVATE™ program, visit http://www.c8sciences.com.