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Heads Up on Soft Skills

Can you believe that some of our alumni report late to work at local plants, do not exhibit dependability, or fall short in other performance qualities unrelated to academic proficiency for the job? 542 more words

Pleasure In Learning

Cash in on Learning: Engaging Students through Interest-Based Anchor Activities

It’s that time of year again—that time between the end of spring break and the end of the school year. In many schools, it’s high testing season, so students and teachers alike are stressed. 876 more words

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Helping Children with Autism Succeed in Classrooms

In February, I had the chance to attend a workshop on Autism. The first part of the session focussed on empathy versus compassion. Individuals on the Autism Spectrum may not be able to feel empathy in the same way others can, but they can learn to care and show compassion through words and actions. 506 more words

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Teaching a Lesson that Students NEVER Forget! Using music in the classroom.

Recently, I had one of my workshop participants ask about how and when to use music in the classroom. These workshops are called ” 487 more words

Questions to Spark Reflective Thinking

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Angela Stockman recently wrote a great post about reflection. She ends it with ten reflective questions to ask at the end of class: 70 more words

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Let's be a Team!

Let’s be a team and help your children succeed!

Working one-on-one with children with disabilities in therapy centers, in day camp programs, in schools, and in homes for a number of years often makes me think how much parents, caregivers, therapists, doctors, and teachers all need to be on the same page. 462 more words

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Hexagonal Thinking ~ Design Thinking Strategy

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One strategy for helping students to make sense of complex ideas is hexagonal thinking.

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