Archive | May, 2012

Early Intervention: A National Crisis of Making the First Five Count

16 May

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Teacher Appreciation Week: Thank You to All Who Change Lives

10 May

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On this teacher appreciation week, let’s remind those special people in our children’s lives we truly appreciated for all you do. The lives you change and steer toward a better future. It is because of the hard work teachers put forth that scientists, artists, and all other professions have such successful individuals. Thank you for […]

Challenges of Those with an Emotional Disability

9 May

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There are many issues that arise while working with children an emotional disability, but these children are a part of the classroom and our lives, so it is important to come up with a plan for success. Children with an emotional disability are individuals like all children, so each child will be different and should […]

Dance Therapy: Helping Individuals Connect

3 May

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Educational Purpose of Dance Therapy: Promote social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development Improve mental health through a healthy body Increase self-discipline, cooperation, and confidence Develop cultural understanding Activities of Dance Therapy: This is used for self-expression, communication, and group interaction The teacher needs an understanding of (not a mastery in) energy, weight, time, tension, space, […]