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The Maloney Method/ UWF course for BCBAs, Therapists and Teachers

            This is coming up soon! If you have registered, I look forward to having you in the class!   From the course description: The Maloney Method combines behavioral approaches first synthesized by Michael Maloney, and Eric and Elizabeth Haughton beginning 45 years ago in Belleville. Ontario, Canada. The Maloney…

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Lose the Science, Lose the Kids

150 years ago, numerous perfectly healthy women died of “childbirth fever” in hospitals across the western world. Ignaz Semmelweiss solved the problem by introducing sterile procedures, like handwashing. He dramatically reduced deaths due to infections in his Vienna hospital. He was driven out of the hospital by his surgeon colleagues as his reward. The culture…

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Local Learning Centre’s Work Goes Global

Press Release Sept. 17:  Maloney Method program featured at Copenhagen Social Research Conference The Maloney Method teaching system was featured this month at a major European social research conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. Dr. Robert Flynn of U of Ottawa presented a study on the effects of training foster parents to tutor foster children in reading…

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September Curriculum Review – Why do schools spend weeks reviewing last year’s work?

  The Existing Condition Each year as kids head back to school, they can most likely expect to spend a few weeks catching up on the basics that they were taught the preceding year. Parents and teachers suggest that review is needed due to forgetting over the long summer break with minimal or no practice.I…

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Lying About and Cheating with the Evidence

Teaching Reading – The Lies and Deceit in Studies of Evidence-Based Research In Jean Stockard’s recently published book, The Science and Success of Engelmann’s Direct Instruction, the author reviews how educational research is chosen and publicized and how agencies lie to us about scientific research in education. An Example of Good Science – Project Follow…

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If your child is struggling with reading, watch this.

Lots of parents are confused because their children struggle with reading. This video will show you why the problem exists. http://www.childrenofthecode.org/Tour/c3/dysteachia.htm#! Take 5 minutes and learn what works and what does not.

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Precision Teaching Case Study Series Part 4 of 5: Teaching Word Meanings to a Developmentally Delayed Adolescent

This is the fourth of a series of 5 blogs on teaching reading skills to a developmentally delayed adolescent: Teaching Sounds and Sound Combinations to a Developmentally Delayed Adolescent Teaching Word Lists to a Developmentally Delayed Adolescent Teaching Story Reading to a Developmentally Delayed Adolescent Teaching Word Meanings to a Developmentally Delayed Adolescent So Why…

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Precision Teaching & Literacy: The Proof is in the Pudding [VIDEO]

  Welcome Richard McManus, Founder of The Fluency Factory in Hingham MA as a guest blogger on the Maloney Method website. Richard’s video reviews the data of the major empirical study supporting Precision Teaching as a measurement and decision-making system for teachers, therapists, homeschoolers and other education professionals. A description of the The Sacajewea Project…

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Precision Teaching Case Study Series Part 3 of 5: Teaching Story Reading to a Developmentally Delayed Adolescent

This is the third of a series of 5 blogs on teaching reading skills to a developmentally delayed adolescent: Teaching Sounds and Sound Combinations to a Developmentally Delayed Adolescent Teaching Word Lists to a Developmentally Delayed Adolescent Teaching Story Reading to a Developmentally Delayed Adolescent Teaching Word Meanings to a Developmentally Delayed Adolescent So Why…

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Precision Teaching Case Study Series Part 2 of 5: Teaching Word Lists to a Developmentally Delayed Adolescent

This is the second of a series of 5 blogs on teaching reading skills to a developmentally delayed adolescent: Teaching Sounds and Sound Combinations to a Developmentally Delayed Adolescent Teaching Word Lists to a Developmentally Delayed Adolescent Teaching Story Reading to a Developmentally Delayed Adolescent Teaching Word Meanings to a Developmentally Delayed Adolescent So Why…

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