Learning

Resources for educators and school personnel

Topics relating to learning, including differentiating instruction, learning styles, body and brain, movement and learning, special needs, non-traditional learners, and homework.

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Articles, handouts, and blogs

10 Myths about Autism
The Animal School
Children at Risk: Common characteristics and family patterns
Conditions with ADHD “Look-Alike” Symptoms
The “Ideal” Student: The students we were taught to teach
I’m Hyperactive, You’re Hyperactive: Implications for a diagnosis
Literacy: What’s Movement Got to Do with It?
Multiple Intelligences: Many ways to be “smart”
Myers-Briggs Personality Types
Myers-Briggs Scales and Categories
Should Classrooms Ban Water Bottles?
Stress and the Brain: The impact of stress on learning and behavior
Test Time: Bringing balance and sanity to our schools
Water and the Body: The benefits of water for learning, behavior, and health
Working with Different Modality Strengths and Limitations: Characteristics and strategies

Homework:
Is Your Child’s Homework Worth Doing
Making Homework WORK: Building Flexibility into Your Homework Policy
Synthesis of Research Findings on Homework
Taking a Stand Against Homework
What About Homework?
Is Homework a Headache in Your House?
Homework Rating Scale

Products

Book: Becoming a Win-Win Teacher
Book: Being a Successful Teacher
Book: The Complete Book of Handouts
Book: Creating Emotionally Safe Schools
Book: The Win-Win Classroom
Book: The Win-Win Classroom Facilitator’s Guide

Audio: Practical Strategies for Working Successfully with Difficult Students

Video: Emotional Safety and Learning Styles
Video: Responsibility and Classroom Discipline
Video: Responsibility, Respect, and Relationships

Articles: Individual article reprints for educators, counselors, parents, and general interest.

Free download: “Pads” on the Back Templates in multiple languages

Podcasts

Ending the Homework Wars with Susan Fitzell
The Fragile Learner with Hanoch McCarty
The Inclusive Teacher: Success with ADD and ADHD Students with Margit Crane
Movement and Learning with Aili Pogust
Technology and Special Needs with Don and Gracie Tillman
Theater and Autism Spectrum with Brian Haney

Presentations

Creating Emotionally Safe Schools: Is Your School an Emotionally Safe Place?
Dealing with Difficult Students: Practical Strategies for Success with Defiant, Defeated, and other At-Risk Kids
The ‘I-Can’ Classroom: Building for Success and Achievement for ALL Students 
“My Brain Doesn’t Work Like That”: Creating Success with Non-Traditional Learners by Accommodating Learning Differences
The Win-Win Classroom: A Fresh and Positive Look at Classroom Management

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