How Thinking Skills Help Children at School and Home

Thinking skills and executive functions play a crucial role in children’s classroom success, as they are the cognitive processes that help kids to better plan, organize, make decisions, pay attention, […]

Common Examples of Thinking Skills Problems at School and at Home

Thinking skills are derived from what psychologists call executive functions — the brain-based cognitive skills that manage critical thinking. Think of them as the tools the brain uses to manage tasks, solve […]

21st Century Skills: Why You Want Your Child to Improve Executive Functioning

In the 21st century, a good early education is often the key to future academic and vocational success. Parents compete to get their children into the best preschools. Our […]

The Best Books about Children with ADHD

If you are the parent of a child with ADHD it is almost impossible to find the time and energy to learn about everything you can to help your […]

Video Games and ADHD: What Every Parent Needs to Know

Parents frequently ask me about video games and ADHD. Some have concerns that video games cause ADHD, others wonder how their children with ADHD can benefit from video games. One […]

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D

This adventure game helps with Self-Awareness, Flexibility, Working Memory, Self-Control and Reading, and is recommended for kids ages 10+.

What is the Newest Research on Autism and Video Games?

Video games for children with autism or ADHD are a potential source of great learning opportunities. However, at the same time, video game play can present a host of […]

Parenting Skills for the Digital World

Over the last year a number of books have been written about how disciplined parenting leads to children being successful in school and work. Amy Chua’s Battle Hymn of […]

5 Great Games for Developing Thinking Skills

Gaming can serve a number of purposes, from blowing off steam after a long day at school, to passing the time on a rainy Sunday afternoon. But recent studies prove […]

Dots: A Game About Connecting

Dots: A Game About Connecting is a puzzle game that helps with Flexibility, Time management and Self-Control.