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Reaching My Autistic Son Through Disney

Reaching My Autistic Son Through Disney | Spring Creek | Scoop.it
Owen barely communicated with my wife and me. But he opened up to the parrot from “Aladdin.”
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Whole Kids Foundation

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Whole Kids Foundation is an organization devoted to improving children's nutrition and wellness with the goal of ending the childhood obesity epidemic.
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New Research: Students Benefit from Learning That Intelligence Is Not Fixed

New Research: Students Benefit from Learning That Intelligence Is Not Fixed | Spring Creek | Scoop.it

New research from Stanford is helping to build the case that nurturing a “growth mindset” can help many kids understand their true potential.


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, July 18, 2014 9:38 PM

The brain is an organ which can be changed with use and specific uses create specific changes. Enriching environments is important in learning and good teaching is a key to enriching environments. This is important research but is in a long line with other research i.e. Richard Davidson, Ellen Langer, Jon Kabat-Zinn, etc. showing the brain is quite malleable throughout life.