Tag Archives: School Psych

School Therapy Corner: MinecraftEdu Takes Hold in Schools

[Source:  School Library Journal] Walking through a vast network of medieval streets and houses, it’s easy to get lost. Luckily, I can fly. So I can see that up ahead, a team is building a castle with parapets and a … Continue reading

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The Brain Game: How Decreased Neural Activity May Help You Learn Faster

[Source:  Science Daily] Why are some people able to master a new skill quickly while others require extra time or practice? That was the question posed by UC Santa Barbara’s Scott Grafton and colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania and … Continue reading

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Avoid ‘Overvaluing’ Your Child to Prevent Narcissism

[Source:  Medical News Today] If you want to avoid having narcissistic children, do not “overvalue” them. That is the take-home message of a new study from researchers at The Ohio State University in Columbus and the University of Amsterdam in … Continue reading

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School Psych Corner: Making Simple Games for Social Emotional Learning

Here is a great blog, recommended by NASP!! [Source: Kristina Sargent – the Art of Social Work] Here are a couple simple and easy to make therapeutic board games. These are also games you can find at your local second hand … Continue reading

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School Psych Corner: 10 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

[Source:  Left Brained Buddha] We know mindfulness is good for us. Mindfulness allows us to be present in our parenting,choosing the skillful response instead of succumbing to our visceral reactions. Mindfulness is also good for our kids. There is an emerging body of research that … Continue reading

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