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3 Steps To Better Empathize With Your Child

Empathy says, “I’m here with you.” “I hear you.” “I get it.” I would like to help.” Here is a simple printable to post on your fridge to help you remember the three steps to empathizing with your child. Bloom on Amazon. #Parenting #Education

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By |February 22nd, 2015|Bloom, Development, Dr. Lynne, parenting, Preschoolers, Problems/Solutions, Schoolagers, Wendy Young|Comments Off

Play Math Training

It is my pleasure to meet with the dedicated mentors at HandsOnPhoenix today to Play Math. VIDEO
We will be exploring:

How the brain learns new information. Building better learners
Why rhythm is central to learning.
How quarter notes are for retrieval, half-notes are for encoding and whole notes are for processing novel information.
How to teach math facts and factors […]

By |February 4th, 2015|Brain Train, Education, Exercise, Music, Play Math, Preschoolers, Schoolagers, Speakers|Comments Off

Early Math Skills Count

A study showing that early math skills are one of the best predictors of later success in both math and literacy has become a cornerstone of the growing movement among early childhood educators to boost math instruction in preschool through 3rd grade.
Why is early math is so important?
According to professor Gary Duncan, children who do well […]

By |February 4th, 2015|Education, parenting, Play Math, Preschoolers, Problems/Solutions, Schoolagers|Comments Off

100+ Resources for Play, Movement, Research and Activities

My pleasure to meet with you all in Kansas this week, Chicago and Atlanta area colleagues in March and Phoenix area colleagues in May to discuss the neurocognitive underpinnings of play. We will explore rhythm, movement, music, art and more in education and therapy. This is the Powerpoint along with links and resources.
100 […]

By |January 20th, 2015|Behavior, Brain Train, Development, Dr. Lynne, parenting, Preschoolers, Schoolagers, Speakers|Comments Off

10 Brain-Based Play Therapy Resources

My joy to meet you all on the Navajo Nation this week.  I wish to provide you with some of the resources about which we will speak. Here is the slideshow if you wish to download it, feel free to do so and share at your school, clinic or setting.
Association of Play Therapy
New York Times […]

By |November 6th, 2014|Behavior, Bloom, Brain Train, Development, Dr. Lynne, parenting, Preschoolers, Schoolagers, Speaking|Comments Off