The last thing most parents of gifted children would think their kids will have problems with is homework. After all, gifted children are cognitively advanced and learn quickly. 阅读更多›
Leave Your Assumptions at the Door — A Unique Learning Center Designed for Those Who Learn Differently
写的 莉莎Bennigson, Associate Director of Marketing and Communications
When creative ad agency, Gershoni Creative was hired to design the space for the 嘉信理财学习中心 at CHC (SLC@CHC), the project scope went far beyond an art installation. The goal was “to create a highly visual, immersive experience…that welcomes students and encourages thinking beyond the norm.” 阅读更多›
Good classroom design supports the acquisition of not only content skills but process skills. Executive functions are process skills that allow us to successfully complete tasks.
在任何一个教室里, there will be a wide range of students with a variety of executive functioning skill levels. 阅读更多›
Nonverbal learning disorder (NVLD), also known as nonverbal learning disability, is a neurological condition which typically emerges during childhood but can persist through adulthood. It is marked by one or more of a set of cognitive, 有时是社会性的, difficulties experienced by children of otherwise average or superior intelligence, such as visual-spatial struggles and motor-skill deficits. Some people diagnosed with NVLD also have trouble comprehending nonverbal information such as body language and facial expressions. 阅读更多›
One of the most important aspects of learning that might be least understood is human memory. We are tasked with passing on skills and knowledge to students—it’s the most important aspect of our job. Yet how many educators have earned degrees and teaching certificates without any mention of how memory works? 阅读更多›
Our brains develop from the back to the front. The prefrontal cortex — important for impulse control, 管理情绪, 规划, organization and finishing tasks — is the last to develop, and is not fully mature until our mid-twenties. How does this impact teen behavior and decision making and how can parents make sure we still matter? 阅读更多›
青少年. 我的天啊. What on earth is going on inside their brains to make them act so, well, like crazy teenagers?
情绪波动, 炽热的情感, 对永生的妄想, all the things that make a teenager a teenager might just seem like a phase we all have to put up with. 然而, research increasingly shows that the behaviors of teenagers aren’t just there to annoy parents, they serve a real evolutionary purpose. 阅读更多›
Many parents do not understand why their teenagers occasionally behave in an impulsive, 非理性的, 或者危险的方式. 有时, it seems like teens don’t think things through or fully consider the consequences of their actions. Adolescents differ from adults in the way they behave, solve problems, and make decisions. 阅读更多›
We receive lots of questions from parents about evaluations: Does my child need one? Or should we just start treatment? An evaluation by a psychologist or a multidisciplinary team can be a valuable tool in understanding your child’s strengths and weaknesses and provide a roadmap for next steps. It can reveal whether what seems like distraction, laziness or reluctance could actually be a sign of mental health or learning challenges. 阅读更多›