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I am currently enrolled in an on-line certificate program called Developmental Therapy-Teaching (DTT). The course was created by Dr. Mary Wood of the University of Georgia, and it is based on her book, Teaching Responsible Behavior. I have to admit that I don’t love the title of the textbook – I get a little hung […]

Say the magic word!

It makes me sad when I hear a student say something like “I can’t do fractions” or “I’m not good at long division.” I don’t feel sad just because they feel they lack a certain skill. What really gets to me is that they seem to have given up on ever attaining that skill. They […]