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How The Teacher Workload Has Been Reduced By Focusing On Quality

It’s 2018 when people believe in smart work, not hard work. Just take a simple example of education. Research reveals that effective teachers are the most crucial factor giving to student achievement. Although curricula, district funding, reduced class size, family and community envelopment all contribute to school improvement and student achievement, the most influential factor […]

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Merry Spell

How Personalized Education Can Help Kids To Succeed

In today’s education system, it is difficult for kids to get individual attention. Gone are the days where classrooms were filled with 10 to 15 students. Today’s classrooms are packed with students, which make it difficult to provide the quality education. Moreover, kids started losing interest which increases the drop out rates. To solve this […]

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Expressive Mom

Five Tips to Find the Best Books on Autism

Here is an article written by Craig Kendall. Craig Kendall is a prolific author of books and guides on learning disabilities including several books on autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and Down Syndrome. He is the father of an child with disabilities and has spent nearly a dozen years researching the causes, symptoms, and treatments for autism, Asperger’s […]

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The Color Teds, Bears of Color for Diverse Young Readers

Librarians, educators and book festival panelists are calling for more diverse picture books to reflect the changing face of America, at a time when, according to Pew Research Center, “half of Americans younger than 5 were minorities in 2013… ”. http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/08/10/5-facts-about-americas-students/ Characters Engage Books wholeheartedly support these aims and have now published “Color Teds: Tia […]

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Expressive Mom

Five Tips for Parents of Kids with Special Needs to Stay Happy

Parenting is not an easy task. However, when children have special needs, that can create additional challenges. Parents who are raising children with special needs such as autism, ADHD, other developmental delays, or physical ailments are going to be extra stressed. They are going to be more prone to burn-out, depression, ill health and other […]

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Podcast- Miriam Slozberg Speaks to Topher Wurtz About Autism Village

On the last Expressive Mom Show, the topic covered was autism. I interviewed the owner of Autism Village, Topher Wurts. Topher has been around the block a few times in the world of business where he was known for bringing together marketing, technology and teamwork. After learning his son Kirby had autism, he was floored. […]

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Podcast- Introducing High Quality Educational Children’s Books with JGracia Publishing

On today’s The Expressive Mom show, the topic covered was the importance of children reading at a young age, and reading about books that address challenges that children face often as education needs to start as early as possible. I spoke to Jennifer Garcia of JGracia Publishing, which is comprised of the following imprints: Shades […]

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Bully Free Expressive Mom

What Every Parent Needs to Know About Bullying

Dr. Jo Anne White’s Bully Free book won awards, including a Mom’s Choice Award for Excellence. Although there have been global measures and steps taken by schools and agencies to bring attention to and control bullying, it’s still widespread and a real concern for parents. Preventive measures need to take place to ensure that bullying in […]

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Podcast- An Overview of Learning Differences with Dr. Odey Raviv

On the last Expressive Mom Show, I had a great interview with Dr. Odey Raviv, who is a highly skilled learning specialist residing in New York. Dr. Raviv has over 30 years experience in his field, and we discussed the realities of raising children with special needs and learning differences. I have pointed out many […]

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