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When we talk about "whole child learning" we are talking about more than sitting still & listening while learning math, reading, social studies and other subjects. These skills while important, are not enough to prepare a child for long term success.
Whole child learning does not just engage a…Continue
Posted on December 14, 2012 at 7:30am
If you have ever watched a group of children playing and having fun, then you know what 'engagement' is: it's when there is effortless interaction and spontaneous learning taking place with no outside interference. This is how all learning should take place.
Somewhere along the line, we got the idea that…Continue
Posted on December 12, 2012 at 2:55pm
I've seen it more profoundly in children with learning challenges. Research has shown that summer learning loss occurs when children don't have…Continue
Posted on April 19, 2012 at 8:00am
In my Yoga-Based Sensory Integration workshops, one of the most common questions I get from teachers and paraprofessionals is how to improve attention spans & encourage engagement. I have offered & discussed many different sensory-based techniques & have had some great suggestions from workshop participants. Lately, I have been…Continue
Posted on June 14, 2011 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment