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Literacy Corner: Teaching Syllables Can Mask Meaningful Morphemes

[Source:  Edutopia] Syllable division can mask morphological boundaries and thus hide the meaningful structures of words. Now there’s a statement to think about. How many times have you seen the word every misspelled as “evry”? What did you do to … Continue reading

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OT Corner: That Dreaded Word ‘Motivation!’

              by Eleanor Cawley, M.S. OTR/L Lately, I have been seeing a rash of IEPs in a number of school districts with the phrase, “the student lacks the motivation to….” Every time I see this … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Social Justice in Occupational Therapy: Where to From Here?

[Source:  ABC Therapeutics] After a multi-year debate there was some small capitulation regarding the social justice language in the AOTA Code of Ethics.  The previous section labeled ‘Principle 4: Social Justice’ was removed and replaced with a more generic section … Continue reading

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School Therapy Corner: 3 Things Students Desire to Hear From Teachers

[Source: Edutopia] by Dr. Lori Desautels A year and a half ago, I decided that I needed to return to the K-12 classrooms and really experience ground-level teaching, testing, core standards, differentiating, and emotionally connecting with children and adolescents in … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Out Of The Classroom And Into The Woods

[Source: NPR.org] Kids in the U.S. are spending less time outside. Even in kindergarten, recess is being cut back. But in the small town of Quechee, Vt., a teacher is bucking that trend: One day a week, she takes her … Continue reading

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