My Brilliant Brain – Born Genius

My Brilliant Brain is a National Geographic documentary about geniuses – how they are born and how they are made (the DVD is still available on Amazon if you’re keen to watch it). I wanted to share the stories because I think there are a few lessons to be learned when nurturing our own children.Continue reading “My Brilliant Brain – Born Genius”

Building Brain Power with Chess

“…children who learn chess at an early age achieve more in the traditional maths and sciences. Chinese, European, and American research all find significant correlational values after just one year of systematic chess exposure. The most striking benefits are those associated with problem-solving and creativity. Langen, 1992 Teaching young children to play chess is aContinue reading “Building Brain Power with Chess”

The Purpose of Physical Activities

In our RBE Home Practice Lesson Plans, we include a section under “Physical”. This is not strictly part of the Right Brain Education Home Practice Guideline and you may be wondering why we include it. In this post, we share why physical activities are an essential developmental activity that should be part of your homeContinue...

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Working with Younger Children

When working with younger children, many parents have questions, such as: What age should I start linking memory with my child? How do you do Mandala with a baby?  How can you get a two year old to look at 3D pictures? We will try to address them here in this post. The QSR ProgramContinue reading “Working with Younger Children”

Activity Sheets

As part of the Right Brain Education program, children are encouraged to complete a variety of puzzle activities and games. These activities help to develop problem-solving skills, logic and reasoning, and fine motor skills. Additionally, these activity sheets require children to write by hand as opposed to typing on a computer or a tablet. WritingContinue reading “Activity Sheets”

How to Maximise Your Home Practice

When practicing Right Brain Education at home, always ensure that the following conditions are met: Well-rested Child Connect with Your Child Enter the Alpha State Click the links to read about the other two topics. In this post, we’re going to talk about the importance of having a well-rested child. The following post is anContinue...

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The Montessori Method

What has the Montessori approach got to do with Right Brain Education? Even before Makoto Shichida was born, Maria Montessori had developed her educational philosophy and methods surrounding the “absorbent mind”. If Glenn Doman is the father of Right Brain Education, Maria Montessori, most assuredly, is the mother. The absorbent mind is the sponge-like capacityContinue reading “The Montessori Method”

The Alpha State of Mind

When practicing Right Brain Education, there are a few factors that you should take note of. To ensure that your child derives the greatest benefits from your home practice, you need to satisfy the following conditions. Only when these conditions are met will your child’s full potential will be drawn out. Before performing any RBEContinue...

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Activity: Music Play

Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything. Plato Music Play involves the teaching of music pitch, musical notation, rhythm, and the sounds of instruments to your child in a fun, engaging manner. In RightContinue...

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Memory Play

Memory Play is a series of activities that children are encouraged to practice during Right Brain Education classes. They comprise the following activities: Image Memory Space Memory Mandala Memory Photo Memory Object Memory Quantity Memory Linking Memory Peg Memory Memory Palace If you are familiar with memory methods and techniques, you may recognise some ofContinue reading “Memory Play”