Technology helping those with dyslexia

Technology helping those with dyslexia

Dyslexia is a condition in which people have problems processing letters, symbols and words, potentially compromising their ability to read. According to Kids Health, a medical information site powered by Nemours, research has shown dyslexia is a byproduct of how the brain processes information. Those with dyslexia

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Making music at a distance – how to come together online to spark your creativity

Making music at a distance – how to come together online to spark your creativity

By Clint Randles, Associate Professor of Music Education, University of South Florida People are social creatures. While many of us are making the best of social isolation, we’re much better together than apart. This is especially true with music that we create collectively – everything from jam

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The benefits of a new approach to learning for students

The benefits of a new approach to learning for students

The validity of the adage “necessity is the mother of invention” continues to be on full display during the COVID-19 outbreak. Beginning in March, people quickly had to learn to adapt to a new way of life, including an educational system that was transformed dramatically by social

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How to reduce stress in the classroom

How to reduce stress in the classroom

By Bojana Petkovic Today’s educational system in combination with the global pandemic has pushed students into feeling higher degrees of stress than ever before. And stress has many side effects, such as dry mouth, nail-biting, shaking, frequent infections, increased heartbeat, bedwetting, headaches. It affects productivity, self-esteem, judgment, focus,

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How to prepare kids to go back to school

How to prepare kids to go back to school

The end of summer can be a bittersweet time for students. While many students look forward to seeing their friends and teachers, few want to say goodbye to the relaxing days of summer. Parents know that getting their children back in the school day swing of things

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Inclusion Festival ONLINE, a virtual event for EVERY body!

Inclusion Festival ONLINE, a virtual event for EVERY body!

Streaming on inclusionfestival.com August 21-23, 2020 Inclusion Festival began as the nation’s first and only sensory-friendly music and wellness festival, designed to accommodate and include people of all abilities. ​Believing the concepts of inclusion are fundamental to all experiences and communities, the festival has grown to spread

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How to foster a love of music in children

How to foster a love of music in children

Music enriches people’s lives in myriad ways. Age is of no consideration when it comes to benefitting from and appreciating music, but it seems that young people in particular have a lot to gain from music education. According to the New England Board of Higher Education, various

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How parents can govern screen time

How parents can govern screen time

Technology has transformed nearly all facets of life, including education. While desks and blackboards can still be found in the classroom, technology has become more and more influential in regard to how students learn. Many teachers now employ tablets and other devices to help students better understand

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Coronavirus could revolutionize work opportunities for people with disabilities

Coronavirus could revolutionize work opportunities for people with disabilities

By Lisa Schur (Professor of Labor Studies and Employment Relations, Rutgers University) and Douglas L. Kruse (Distinguished Professor, Rutgers University) Working from home has become the “new normal” for many of us during the COVID-19 pandemic. While this clearly has its downsides, one group in particular may

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7 Surprising Health Benefits of CBD Oil

7 Surprising Health Benefits of CBD Oil

By Kimberly Dawson Medicinal use of cannabis has been part of traditional healing for a long time. People who know about Cannabis are also aware of its psychological effects. It imparts a “high” feeling, sometimes triggering anxiety or fear. For this reason, the benefits it offers are

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