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Embrace the Power of Proprioception

Dr. Dad says, “Stop taking apart the couch!”

OT Mom says, “Not just yet. Stack those those cushions, kids!”

You may be wondering, what the heck is proprioception?

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Occupational Therapy

Week 4 - 28 Days of Self-Care

I often like to be the wallflower. Sit back. Observe. Smile. Nod. I remember going to a writer’s conference, for which I paid big bucks to mix and mingle and get in front of people who could look at my work and maybe, just maybe consider publishing my writings. 220 more words

Learning Character - Openness

It’s easy to get caught up in the moment in thinking that “now, more than ever, the world needs more…tolerance, more openness, more dialogue, more shared problem-solving…” Recent events in North America and beyond have prompted me to think that openness – openness to trying new things, to meeting new people, to considering viewpoints different from one’s own – was needed now more than ever. 622 more words


The Intersection of Instruction and Outcomes

By Lorenzo Esters, Vice President, Philanthropy, USA Funds

What is the relationship between college instruction and student outcomes?

A new paper examines that question in five key areas — making the case that “what faculty do and how instruction occurs matter, and matter greatly.” 397 more words

Innovation In College & Career Preparation

Self-Regulation - A Kindergarten Focus

What is Self-Regulation?

Zimmerman (2002), describes self-regulation as a “self-directive process by which learners transform their mental abilities into academic skills.” The kindergarten learner faces a myriad of challenges at the beginning of their learning journey. 530 more words

Great Expectations...Kindergarten Style

Sometimes people think that as a Kindergarten teacher you are talking quietly and gently because the children are young and perhaps a little uncertain about coming to school.   901 more words


Health Promotion by Social Cognitive Means

by Albert Bandura, PhD

First Published April 1, 2004 other

This article examines health promotion and disease prevention from the perspective of social cognitive theory. This theory posits a multifaceted causal structure in which self-efficacy beliefs operate together with goals, outcome expectations, and perceived environmental impediments and facilitators in the regulation of human motivation, behavior, and well-being. 112 more words