The Feuerstein Program at Mount Sinai College is focused on helping learners to process information more effectively. The various "instruments" used require students to use particular cognitive functions, allowing them to develop thinking techniques that not only enhance information processing skills but enable them to function as independent learners. The program focuses on how children learn, rather than what they learn.
The Program currently caters to students with:
Led by accredited Feuerstein Mediators Helen Meyer and Hannah Briand-Newman, outcomes lead to changes in learning ability and positive behaviours including:
Enhanced concentration and decision-making skills
Increased confidence in the ability to achieve potential
Improved problem solving skills and flexible thinking in the classroom
Improved ability to plan and organise which significantly impacts learning outcomes across a wide range of subject areas.
The origins and history of the Feuerstein Method can be found here.