SELF-STUDY: Cultural Competency and Reflective Teaching (10 hours)

“Our teaching and learning reflect who we are.”
This course demonstrates responsive teaching in the classroom by helping teachers consider and build competence in meeting the many learning needs of all students while addressing culturally diverse classrooms that are sensitive and equitable to learners across languages, genders, religions, cultural backgrounds, and special needs. Designed to meet […]

How can Teachers Teach Cognitive Skills?

How can Teachers Teach Cognitive Skills?

Help improve over all learning in your classroom by addressing learning skills on the most basic level. This lesson provides training techniques in order to create better cognitive learning for every student.
Due to exciting new brain research, we now know that some cognitive difficulties can be improved. With the right training a student can be […]

What is the Effectivity of Sensory Training for ADHD?

What is the Effectivity of Sensory Training for ADHD?

Sensory processing and integration issues often present themselves in children with ADHD. The children may appear to have difficulties in interpreting and processing sensory information from their environment.
Following are related symptoms:

Short attention span
Sensitivity to sounds
Unusual sensitivity to smells
Fascination with lights
Walking on the toes
Coordination problems
Indifference to pain or temperature
Refusal to wear certain types of clothing
Difficulty with […]

Presenting to the Oscars

As a corporate trainer, I’ve had my share of classroom curmudgeons. The worst: In a Boston classroom, I called on a man to introduce himself:  “Oscar, could you give us your name and a bit about the work you do.”
“It’s not ‘Oscar!’ ” he roared. “It’s Dr. Dimitry (not his actual name). In fact,” he […]

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