“We teach best what we most need to learn” ~ Richard Bach

Years ago, as I was getting certified in the Multi-Sensory Approach to Learning for Children with Dyslexia at Columbia University’s Teacher’s College (in addition to my certification in Orton-Gillingham), I came across a graphic called Cone of Learning by Edgar Dale. It examines the best way a student can retain the information learned. We tend to

How Can Journaling Make You a More Positive Person?

What are the benefits of journaling on one’s happiness and mental health? First, we need to understand what the root word, jour, in both journal and journey means. Jour comes from the Old French jor,  or jorn, and from the Latin diurnum or diēs which all translate to day. According to wiktionary.org, the definition of Jour, is  1. Day.  2. Daylight, light. 3. Opening, aperture. In other words, when