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Here is a video I put together that helps explain mindfulness practice to children. For more information about using mindfulness in school settings, see my book Mindfulness in the Classroom: Strategies for Promoting Concentration, Compassion, and Calm. This page was brought to you by Thomas Armstrong, Ph.D. and www.institute4learning.com. Follow me on Twitter:  @Dr_Armstrong Subscribe to...
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It is part of federal law that students with special needs should have their strengths identified and described in their IEPs (IDEA 2004 Section 1414(d)(3)(A)).   And yet, when I search the special education literature online, I find virtually nothing dedicated to identifying strengths in these students. If a student is having difficulty in school,...
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This essay of mine originally appeared in the New Horizons in Education online journal in 2009. The history of special education in the United States is a dramatic one. Without going into the whole legislative history, suffice it to say that during the 1970’s, due in large part to increasing scientific involvement in special needs...
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