Have Core Standards Changed Teaching Forever?

Here is one teacher’s letter of resignation that makes us wonder have we lost teacher creativity in education?   http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/04/06/teachers-resignation-letter-my-profession-no-longer-exists/?fb_action_ids=10151540042074483%2C10151540012429483&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_source=other_multiline&action_object_map=%7B%2210151540042074483%22%3A123669291157658%2C%2210151540012429483%22%3A637623266253553%7D&action_type_map=%7B%2210151540042074483%22%3A%22og.likes%22%2C%2210151540012429483%22%3A%22og.likes%22%7D&action_ref_map=%5B%5D Please follow and like us

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Active Readers Not Highlighting Improves Reading Comprehension

We love our highlighters – and they come in all colors of the rainbow BUT they do not help with studying and reading comprehension. Instead, thinking about what is read and becoming an active reader is what makes all the  difference in comprehension and learning. http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/head-the-class/201304/underscoring-learning-practice-just-doesn-t-work Please follow and like us

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Join Total Learning Centers at ABOARD’s Autism Connection of PA – Fall Conference

“Discovering the Possibilities with Visual Strategies- Meeting the Communication, Behavior & Social Skill Challenges in Autism Spectrum Disorders”   Friday, October 26, 2012, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Four Points By Sheraton (Pittsburgh North) 910 Sheraton Drive – Mars, PA 16046   http://autism-support.org/events/discovering-the-possibilities-with-visual-strategies/ Please follow and like us

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What Can You Do to Improve Your Child’s Attention?

TLC Presents, “Strategies to Improve Attention” Join Dr. Carol this Tuesday, October 23, 2012 from 10:00AM to 11:00 AM… and learn: ·         HOW to Improve Nutrition, Sleep, and Attention ·         HOW to Keep an Assignment Notebook ·         HOW to Coordinate with Your School ·         HOW to Improve Motivation  Call 724-940-1090 for more information on this…

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Join Dr. Carol and Dr. Joe at the Green Apple Trade Show and Charity Gala- October 17!

Total Learning will be at the Green Apple Trade show this coming Wednesday October 17, 5:30PM-9:00PM at the CONSOL ENERGY Center. Your $12.50 Trade Donation admission will be donated to local charities like The Voice of Autism, Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force, and Western Pennsylvania Human Society.   About “Green Apple” – Green Apple was founded…

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Clear a Path for Your Child’s Success… TLC’s Dr. Carol presents, “Navigate the Family Jungle- Tools for Clearing the Path for Student Success” – October 4, 2012

This workshop is designed for the mind, body, and spirit!  Join Dr. Carol Utay, Executive Director of Total Learning Centers as she presents “How to Navigate the Family Jungle- Tools for Clearing the Path for Student Success” at North Way Christian Community Church, October 4, 2012 at 7:00 PM. Learn the “Four Pillars of Family…

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