Posts made in January, 2014

Career Planning for Teens

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in Blog | 1 comment

This is the first of two articles written by guest blogger Larry Milks. Larry serves as East Region Director with SHARE in Budapest, Hungary.  He has a Mechanical Engineering degree from Michigan State University and a Master’s degree in Science Education from Western Michigan University. Prior to serving with SHARE, he taught high school science courses and after this stepped into an administrative role where he was involved in developing new career-related courses.  Larry and his wife Nancy have three girls, Sarah (23), Jane (21) and Heather (17) and have been living in Budapest, Hungary...

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A Review/Summary of “Different Learners” by Jane M. Healy, Part 2

Posted by on Jan 22, 2014 in Blog | 8 comments

This is the first half of a review of “Different Learners: Identifying, Preventing, & Treating Your Child’s Learning Problems” (2010) by Jane M. Healy. Our guest blogger is Melissa Shipman, Executive Director of PACE and a teacher of children with special needs for over 10 years. Melissa lives in Georgia, USA with her husband and two young girls. In Part Two, “Your Unique Child,” Healy examines the latest brain research, which offers a surprising wealth of information that we can share with parents. Here are a few quotes that made me think about many of the TCKs I’ve...

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A Review/Summary of “Different Learners” by Jane M. Healy

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in Blog | 2 comments

This is the first half of a review of “Different Learners: Identifying, Preventing, and Treating Your Child’s Learning Problems” (2010) by Jane M. Healy, Ph.D. Our guest blogger is Melissa Shipman, Executive Director of PACE and a teacher of children with special needs for over 10 years. Melissa lives in Georgia, USA with her husband and two young girls. This book resonated with me for a number of reasons. There was a solid research base behind the author’s assertions – well-known experts, rich citations and a full bibliography. While the author’s conclusions might not be...

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