The Science of Learning

How the Brain Knows Best

Are your instructional best practices driven by the science of learning? When you start with how the brain learns, your students will achieve more in your classroom and beyond. Join our webinar with Dr. Martha Burns for what every educator should know about the science of learning and how it can help accelerate student growth.

Fill out the form to watch the on-demand webinar.

Watch the Webinar

CL Lady at Laptop

Webinar Details

During this webinar, you will learn:

  • How childhood and adolescent brains learn.
  • Why certain cognitive skills are critical for learning all subjects, from literacy to math to world languages.
  • How to build the executive function skills, such as attention and working memory, that students need for academic success.


Meet the Host


Dr. Martha Burns, Director of Neuroscience Education, Literacy

Dr. Martha Burns is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Northwestern University and has authored four books and over 100 journal articles on the neuroscience of language and communication. Dr. Burns’ expertise is in all areas related to the neuroscience of learning, such as language and reading in the brain, the bilingual brain, the language to literacy continuum, and the adolescent brain. Dr. Martha Burns is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Director of Neuroscience Education for Carnegie Learning.


Science of Learning: The Webinar Series

Accelerate Learning with Cognitive Science 

When educators augment the great work they do with practices driven by the science of learning, that's when the magic really takes off. At Carnegie Learning, our cognitive scientists, engineers, and instructional designers work every day to understand how our brains learn best so that we can optimize and accelerate learning for all students. In our new webinar series, you'll learn how to apply today’s rapidly-emerging neuroscience advancements to your classroom. These webinars will help educators in all disciplines as well as administrators better understand how the science of learning is reshaping education.