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Starting today, the Shoah Foundation, an education group from the University of Southern California that disseminates information about the Holocaust to schools, will release a new activity, resource, or professional development opportunity, one per day, for the first 100 days of President Trump’s term of office. The initiative is called ”100 Days to Inspire Respect”...
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On August 19, 2013, I did a full-day workshop for the staff at the Wisconsin International School (WIS) in Green Bay, Wisconsin (photo to left).  Also attending were staff from St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic School in Two Rivers, Wisconsin (photo below).   Both schools are International Baccalaureate schools, a prestigious international accreditation focused on helping...
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On July 23, 2013, I did a full-day workshop for new teachers at Yav Pem Suab Academy in Sacramento, CA.  Yav Pem Suab Academy is a public elementary school which is part of the Urban Charter Schools Collective.  It primarily serves the Hmong population in Sacramento.  The Hmong are fiercely independent hill people from Southeast Asia who...
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I just completed two one-day workshops on “Neurodiversity in the Classroom:  A Revolutionary Concept in Special Education,” for educators in the Albany, New York area, March 13-14, 2013.  The March 13th workshop was comprised of 200 educators who were part of Capital District Beginnings, a service agency that provides a wide array of special education and therapy services to...
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