Virtual Reality as a Tool to Treat ADHD in Children

The most common method for treating children with ADHD is through the use of psycho-stimulant medications. Medications such as Ritalin, Adderall, and Concerta can be highly effective in reducing impulsivity […]

ADHD in the Classroom: Real Strategies for Teachers

Few teachers are without a student diagnosed with ADHD in their classrooms. The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest that approximately 11% of children […]

Should Kids Be Allowed More Screen Time During Vacation?

If you ask most kids what they want to do for breaks and holidays, they may tell you they want to go to Disney World or on an elaborate vacation. […]

Building Skills With Minecraft

BUILDING SKILLS WITH MINECRAFT Building Skills With Minecraft is a home-based program that transforms playing Minecraft into an opportunity for developing executive functions and social and emotional learning skills. Building [...]

Skateboarding and Snowboarding are Good for Your Brain!

Certain stereotypes surround extreme athletes. But kids who enjoy skateboarding, snowboarding, and surfing are practicing major executive functions that actually grow their brains and make them calmer, better thinkers. Skateboarding, […]

Improving Thinking Skills Through Party Planning

As parents, we are always looking for ways to tie the hobbies and obsessions of our children to real-life skills. For those of you who have children who live and […]

How to Build and Improve Executive Functions in Team Sports: Basketball

Basketball is one of the best sports for practicing and improving executive function skills. Not only is it popular, it’s a complex game that requires physical coordination and mental agility. […]

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and Executive Functioning Skills in Soccer

Soccer has become one of the most popular games in the United States among kids. This has been helped along by the success of our national teams, with the U.S. […]

Mini-Guide: Bacon Escape

Bacon Escape is a cute take on the endless runner genre. The player controls a farm animal as he escapes from prison in a railroad cart. The player moves theĀ animal […]

Welcome – Educators

Welcome to LearningWorks for Kids! What would you like to do first? Explore Classroom Guides Browse our extensive collection of Classroom Guides for using popular games to help students improve [...]