The Road to Educational Success

I am an FIE Mediator in both Standard and Basic instruments.  Students who struggle with regular school work love to do these self-motivating tasks.  Questioning the students in the Socratic Method helps me to readily pinpoint their deficit areas.  As we reflect together on the thinking skills needed for each task I enjoy seeing my students experience those “aha” moments of growth.
L.C., Oklahoma

Who are we?

What do we do?

Why is it important?

Find the solutions here to current serious educational concerns. Who should use this website?

  • Teachers and parents of special-education, typically-developing, and gifted students
  • School Principals and Superintendents
  • Educational consultants and educational reformers
  • Curriculum specialists interested in a Cognitive Emphasis and Problem-solving in learning
  • Policy-makers at the local, state, and national levels, including boards of education
  • Parent-Teacher organizations
  • Psychologists, social workers, and guidance counselors
  • Teacher educators interested in the cognitive dimensions of learning
  • Teacher Unions
  • Business Leaders
  • Citizens interested in School Improvement

A Road Map: featured within the site are different applications of Thinking Strategies, using the Feuerstein Instrumental Enrichment Program (FIE), including:

For more information, please contact Selma Schein, Director of International Consulting and Trade Associates, Inc. (IC&TA) at or at 786-514-1871 (Eastern Time) or Dr. David S.Martin, Director of Training and Research for IC&TA at or call 508-527-0460 (Eastern Time).; IC&TA is affiliated with the international Feuerstein Institute in Jerusalem, Israel ( and the North American Feuerstein Alliance (NAFA) (