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My book The Power of the Adolescent Brain:  Strategies for Teaching Middle and High School Students (ASCD, 2016) will be out on July 18th, and I wanted to share a video from Vimeo that gives you a picture in 2 minutes of what my book is about.  Look for more videos on this blog in...
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On August 20th, I conducted a workshop at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco on the topic of multiple intelligences for pediatricians from the Philippines that were being hosted by Wyeth Nutrition. We had experiences of the eight kinds of smart in Howard Gardner’s model, looked at key areas of the brain that, when damaged,...
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This blog post of mine originally appeared in Gail and Paul Dennison’s new website Hearts at Play, on Thursday, August 29, 2013.   The Dennison’s are the co-founders of Brain Gym® which has helped so many kids with learning difficulties achieve success in school, home, and life.  I am happy to connect with them on this...
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The latest issue of Wired magazine contains an article on neurodiversity which references my book Neurodiversity in the Classroom:  Strength-Based Strategies to Help Students with Special Needs Succeed in School and Life.  It’s their 20th anniversary edition, where, according to the editors:  ”we’ve gathered stories for, by, and about the people who have shaped the planet’s past...
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I’ll be doing a free webinar on strength-based strategies for students with special needs tomorrow, January 29, 2013 at 3 pm EST.  It is being sponsored by ASCD, and thus far has over 300 participants signed up.  Here is the write-up from the gotomeeting.com site: ”This presentation will introduce the emerging concept of neurodiversity as...
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