Tag Archives: Learning Disability

“Executive Function Disorder” exposes an Education Dysfunction Disorder.

Do you know anyone who suffers from any of the following symptoms? Motivated by immediate needs Consequences for negative behavior don’t alter future actions Inability to reflect on past experience to plan for the future Difficulty adapting to change Sees … Continue reading

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School is about Keeping it Together and Being Right; Education is about Breaking, Being Wrong and Becoming Whole

School is about Keeping it Together and Being Right; Education is about Breaking, Being Wrong and Becoming Whole Parents and teachers would do well to observe Yom Kippur all year round A two-year-old boy entered a Montessori classroom clinging to … Continue reading

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What is Genius? Part 1: Calli’s Love Life

Finding genius is not about finding ability. Finding genius is about unlocking the creative potential of the human brain. Please follow and like us:

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Is My Child Gifted?

Is my child gifted? Our culture is crazy in the education department. A Gifted and Talented professional will tell you that if your child “shows learning needs” such as: Please follow and like us:

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In Education Failure IS an Option: New Myths for Successful Kids and Better Schools

In Education failure IS an option, and a pretty good one at that. Fear of failure is not a big issue for most kids going off to first grade. Their life is not yet framed with questions of success and … Continue reading

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