Posts Tagged ‘teachers’

What is Cognitive Flexibility?

Posted on May 7th, 2020 by ProCare Therapy

Cognitive Flexibility Game

Working with children can be a challenge. There may be times within the school day when students need to transition, whether physically or from one task to another. When it is time to transition to a writing lesson after recess, many kids may be upset with the disruption. Of course, most children will be able to make the move back into the classroom and get to their writing. Practicing this from week to week makes it easier for the majority of kids. When you practice this with your students you are actually improving their cognitive flexibility.

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Working on the Bullying Epidemic in Schools

Posted on August 13th, 2018 by ProCare Therapy

school bullying

Students across the country are fighting an epidemic which is very different these days. They are dealing with bullying. Gone are the days of simply being called names and pestered in gym class. Now kids of all ages are able to use social media to keep the bullying front strong. Kids may post a photo or video to embarrass another. They may start a rumor on Facebook tagging large groups of other students in the school. The reality is this can be hard for kids to handle.

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Teachers Rally for More Services for Students

Posted on June 4th, 2018 by ProCare Therapy

teacher rally

All across the country, teachers are on strike and going to rallies. They are upset for a variety of reasons, but all have a similar message no matter where they are located. They want equal funding for schools to fix crumbling buildings, get new books, have more resources, and more to help their students to thrive. Images of mold in classrooms, ceilings falling, and books from decades ago have been plastered across the news media. Teachers, students, parents, and more have gone to the streets to get their voices heard and make a difference.

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