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AERC: An Update

Posted by on Mar 15, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

AERC: An Update

This week’s guest writer is Jan Bentley, the Executive Director of AERC. We asked her to tell us more about what AERC offers to families on the field. Last year, we featured Anchor Education and SHARE Education Services. We want to make sure that you have the latest information about these agencies that offer services for families all over their region! AERC was formed in the year 2000 by a group of 10 agencies who strongly felt the educational needs of their families serving in Asia. Our mission statement: AERC will partner with organizations and schools in providing services for...

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Roundup of Education Headlines AND Resources 5.12.15

Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Blog | 2 comments

Roundup of Education Headlines AND Resources 5.12.15

The Big Problem With the New SAT There’s a new SAT coming out next year for students in the US. This article outlines the major changes, as well as continued challenges of this type of testing.   IDK – The Reason Every Educator Needs A PLN One of the core values of PACE is that we need a community of other education consultants in order to best serve our families. This article outlines some online spaces where educators can meet and learn from each other about particular topics.   We Give Books Parents can join this free resource to access several hundred new and classic...

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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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On the Road Again: Summer Ideas for Traveling Families

Posted by on May 28, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

On the Road Again: Summer Ideas for Traveling Families

Many of us are consulting with families who are about to embark on a season of travels and transitions. Check out this link entitled “Teaching While Traveling”: http://www.susancanthony.com/res/tchr/travel.html. This is an idea-packed online resource from Susan Anthony of Spelling Plus. Combined with the ideas below, this could be a helpful handout for parents whether they are pre-field, on the field, or getting ready to return to their home country. Significant learning can take place with these real-life applied “assignments” – even when families are on the move! PRE-FIELD: As...

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