FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Retention Soars After Mindset Training Study Attendance and Course Completion Also Rise, Aiding At-risk Students ATLANTA – April 27, 2016 – Students were 10 percent more likely to remain enrolled in school if they completed a short mindset training course according to a study conducted by Graduation Achievement Charter High … Continued
I noticed a clear counter-theme running through a recent conference: teacher after teacher lamented the time required to establish a productive connection with each student. Good teachers know that creating this connection is worth the time, right? So, why the frustration? “Personalization” was the conference theme, with dozens of promising products and methods put forth. … Continued
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Dr. Dennis Deaton discusses Teen Victim Patterns on the Matt Townsend Show. http://www.byuradio.org/episode/0d0f0936-6da3-4d91-a60a-e54281c7b380?playhead=3482&autoplay=true
Dr. Deaton talks about pioneering the movement to help teens understand how to take control of their own emotions, relationships, and goals on the Fresh Living segment at KUTV in Salt Lake City. Click on the link below. http://www.kutv.com/fresh-living/features/main/stories/Teens-Emotions-78234.shtml#.VQH1_47F-Sq
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