August 13, 2015
Maggie Travers, the district school psychologist for the Ladue School District, observed that some students struggling academically also had poor working memory capacity. Because of the close relationship between academic performance and working memory capacity, she thought that these students could benefit from a working memory intervention.
A program funded by the LEF is profiled by Pearson Education for its success in improving students’ performance through Cogmed memory training. For the full article, see pearsoned.com.