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Posted on Friday, November 15, 2019
By Adam Craig and Kristine Burgess, contributor “The greatest teacher, failure is.” (Yoda, The Last Jedi) Wise words when developing skills to become a Jedi Knight, a successful high school student, or a master of virtually any skill in the...
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Posted on Monday, October 7, 2019
By Rev. Bill Ferguson From elementary school through college, community service has become a staple in the academic world. One doesn’t have to think too hard to understand why. Community service connects. To serve means to interact with the...
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Posted on Tuesday, October 1, 2019
By: Regina G. Richards This is the third installment of a multi-part series about helping children manage homework. The first post is about establishing good habits creating an optimal learning environment. The second post covers homework...

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LEARNING

 
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Posted on Thursday, May 29, 2014
Submitted by Dana Allara The theme music to the preschool years is a seemingly never-ending chorus of “Why Mommy? Why? Mommy, why?” Young children are passionate explorers who seek out understanding and revel in the wonders of their world—they...
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Posted on Tuesday, March 25, 2014
By Nicole Subik Why is it that many of us view asking for help as a sign of failure? If you are traveling from Point A to Point B and stop to ask for directions along the way, does that mean that you failed? Didn’t you make it to Point B? I call...
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Posted on Friday, April 26, 2013
Submitted by Annie Murphy Paul The idea that students have particular “learning styles”—visual, auditory, kinesthetic, etc. — is a popular and persistent one despite the lack of scientific evidence to support it. (For a great summary of the...

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LEARNING DISABILITIES

 
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Posted on Sunday, May 15, 2016
By Gail Kent Homework: Importance and Procedures for Success Ever have difficulty figuring out how to help your child with homework? Why is homework so important anyway? Homework is used to reinforce skills and information learned during class...
Posted on Friday, April 8, 2016
How to get your child chatting: beyond “How was your day?” By Linda Gross, M.A., CCC-SLP It’s a fact: parents want to know about their child’s day. We want to know about their classes, their social life, and what they ate for lunch. Children...
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Posted on Thursday, March 24, 2016
By Kimberly Hildebrandt as the summation of an interview with Beth Jamieson In March, the Boston Globe announced its Scholastic Art Awards.  I was blown away by the technical skill and visual expression, but even more so for the depth conveyed...

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Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Dr. Jessie Voigts from Wandering Educators recently reviewed Landmark360 expert blogger Vanessa Rodriguez’s latest release, The Teaching Brain: An Evolutionary Trait at the Heart of Education. Below you will find a brief review and interview with...
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Posted on Thursday, January 15, 2015
By Adam Hickey, Ed.M, M.S. Ed. The Landmark School Outreach Program has a long and storied history of extending Landmark School’s influence beyond the campuses of Manchester and Prides Crossing. Although charged through its mission to empower...
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Posted on Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Submitted by Amy Ruocco We are all faced with challenges in life, but how successfully we navigate through those challenges largely depends on how capable we view ourselves to be. Dyslexic children learn fairly early on that their peers are able...

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