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PENSACOLA, FL – Barbie Nall teaches a variety of subjects to 6th through 12th grade students in a drug and alcohol residential treatment center. In addition to providing the students with the academic coursework necessary to reach or maintain grade level standards, the program aims to give the students tools to learn positive coping skills …

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Cypress Creek High School

ORLANDO, FL – Carole Scala, English Department Chair and Writing Coach at Cypress Creek High School, is using The Art of Learning as a means to help her students reach their academic potential.  The focus of her work is on time management, study skills, and motivation.  Carole incorporates the use of Socratic Circles for discussions …

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ROBINSON HIGH SCHOOL IB PROGRAM

TAMPA, FL. Elizabeth Arizu, a guidance counselor at Robinson High School shared The Art of Learning with 25 of her fellow counselors, teachers, and administrators. As a result, English teacher Kenneth Hawkins worked with The Art of Learning in his IB Inquiry Skills class. Their intention is to launch a school-wide program. Says Kenneth:  “In …

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Florida Association for the Gifted (FLAG)

PEMBROKE PINES, FL. The JW Foundation is working with Lauri Kirsch who is the President of FLAG. She will be sharing The Art of Learning with multiple parties. These include the members of the local gifted advocacy group, new gifted teachers taking courses through her department, experienced gifted teachers at their district training day, and …

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