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Follow the Child- using obsessions as learning tools by Grace Maerz (Learning Coach), Wiesbaden, GER 2021

Student K: Student K is partially verbal and uses echolalia. Student K practices repetition of various lines used in animated movies and obsessed with the 20TH CENTURY FOX STUDIOS logo. Student K would repeatedly ask for whiteboards and paper to religiously and with great detail draw the logo, always making sounds and singing the accompanying …

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Kids with ADHD need to move in order to learn, research reveals

Forcing them to stay still is counterproductive. Children with attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) are always being told to sit still and concentrate, but new research has revealed that they actually need to move in order to learn. In fact, small movements such as fidgeting, squirming, leg-swinging, foot-tapping and chair-scuffling may be vital to remembering …

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Let the Children Play! Especially During Recess

Effective classroom behavior management has been a hot topic in education for years. Classrooms are full of personalities with one teacher at the head of the class to both manage all of those unique personalities and help them thrive. Haveyouthanked your child’s teacher lately? In a survey of Pre-K-12th grade teachers conducted by the American …

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The Power of Personalized Learning

According to highly respected international educators William Powell and Ochan Kusuma-Powell, a “seismic shift” is occurring in education today, away from the one-size-fits-all learning model to educators recognizing that students bring to the classroom different learning styles, intelligence preferences and interests. They stress that the most effective schools incorporate these factors into their instructional planning. …

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