Neurons to Neighborhoods & Brain Development

It is common knowledge that the first few years of a child's life are the most important. It is a critical time when a child's brain develops, and they begin to learn the skills they will need for the rest of their lives. But how exactly does the brain develop and how does it affect … Continue reading Neurons to Neighborhoods & Brain Development

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Appreciating Our Educators- Two Professors At Fairleigh Dickinson University

This is post is dedicated to two very important professors who deserve some recognition. They helped me make it through grad school (I officially have my Master of Arts in Teaching as of May, 16, 2017). The first is Professor Sue Jackson. She taught at Hackensack High School in Hackensack, New Jersey as an English teacher … Continue reading Appreciating Our Educators- Two Professors At Fairleigh Dickinson University

Helping Children With Social and Behavioral Problems- The CLEAR Model

Part of a teacher's job is classroom management. However, this can be extremely difficult if the students do not have the skills to control their behavior. Sometimes there are students who just want to cause trouble, but other times, students may have experienced some kind of trauma that affects their emotions and the way they … Continue reading Helping Children With Social and Behavioral Problems- The CLEAR Model