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Embracing Neurodiversity in the Classroom

At January’s Friday Forum, we heard from a panel on the topic of neurodiversity (the range of individual differences in brain function and behavioral traits including autism spectrum disorder and dyslexia). Two students, Hannah Krohn and Harley Maxbauer; a former student, Evan Stoll; the owner of RJG Inc., Mike Groleau; and Disability Services’ Leanne Baumler… Continue Reading Embracing Neurodiversity in the Classroom

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Learner Centered Teaching Resources from January Conference

We were honored to host learner-centered teaching guru Maryellen Weimer on Jan. 6 for our January Conference faculty professional development. She focused on the five characteristics of learner-centered teaching: 1) students are doing the hard, messy work of learning, 2) learning skills are taught explicitly, 3) students have some control over the learning process, 4)… Continue Reading Learner Centered Teaching Resources from January Conference

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