3 Tips for Teaching Applied Math

All children, including those with special needs, can benefit from a good foundation in math skills. Mathematics is a language. Just as important as learning to read and write, children need to be exposed to mathematical language and concepts in order to develop a strong foundation upon which to [...]

By |2022-12-16T09:42:12-06:00December 16th, 2022|Education, SPED|Comments Off on 3 Tips for Teaching Applied Math

Why SEL is Essential in a Post-Pandemic World

The pandemic has changed the way we view social-emotional learning (SEL), with educators recognizing its importance more than ever. SEL is a process used to help students develop the skills they need to manage their emotions, build relationships, make responsible decisions and solve problems. With increasing evidence showing how [...]

By |2022-12-12T11:55:38-06:00December 12th, 2022|Education, SEL, Soft Skills|Comments Off on Why SEL is Essential in a Post-Pandemic World

4 Reasons Why Students Need SEL

In the past, education has focused mainly on cognitive skills such as reading, writing, math, and science. But today, social emotional learning (SEL) is gaining more attention as educators recognize the importance of teaching students how to navigate their emotions in order to become successful in life. Let's take [...]

By |2022-12-09T12:30:28-06:00December 9th, 2022|Education, Emotional Intelligence, Life Skills, SEL, Soft Skills|Comments Off on 4 Reasons Why Students Need SEL

3 Applied Math Skills for Special Education

Many students with special needs struggle with math. This is often due to a combination of difficulty understanding concepts, processing information, and/or retaining information. As a result, these students may require specialized instruction and accommodations in order to succeed in math class. There are a variety of applied [...]

By |2022-12-05T08:29:53-06:00December 4th, 2022|Education, Life Skills, SPED|Comments Off on 3 Applied Math Skills for Special Education

3 Current Issues Facing Special Education

Today marks an incredibly special day - it is Special Education Day! Since 1975, December 2nd has been recognized in the United States as Special Education Day. This day marks the signing of the Individuals with with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) which allowed students with special needs to access [...]

By |2022-12-02T08:31:41-06:00November 29th, 2022|Education, News, SPED|Comments Off on 3 Current Issues Facing Special Education

How Students with Special Needs Can Benefit from Applied Math Skills Training

Many students with special needs struggle with math. By receiving specialized instruction and training in applied math skills, however, special education students can make significant strides in their mathematical abilities. Here's a look at how applied math skills training can benefit special education students: Applied Math Skills Training Teaches [...]

By |2022-12-02T22:15:45-06:00November 28th, 2022|Education, SPED|Comments Off on How Students with Special Needs Can Benefit from Applied Math Skills Training

4 Ways to Celebrate Career Development Month in the Classroom

It's National Career Development Month! This month is all about helping individuals boost their workplace readiness skills and enhance their career prospects. There are lots of great ways to celebrate in the classroom. Here are a few ideas to get you started: 1. Talk about different careers. National Career [...]

By |2022-11-18T12:14:24-06:00November 18th, 2022|Career Assessment, Education, Workplace Readiness|Comments Off on 4 Ways to Celebrate Career Development Month in the Classroom

SEL and Mental Health

The Problem The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened long-standing mental health challenges for students and staff alike, while highlighting the inequity in resources to deal with those problems. From 2019 - 87% increase in students seeking mental health services Nearly half of the schools surveyed do [...]

By |2022-03-22T15:38:32-05:00March 22nd, 2022|Education, Emotional Intelligence|Comments Off on SEL and Mental Health

Soft Skills Are Essential for Successful Distance Learning, Especially for Vulnerable Students

For over 40 years Conover has developed research-based SEL/soft skills assessments and skill building systems.  We often have success stories from program administrators who run transition and work experience programs.  These individuals are on the front lines helping their participants succeed in life and the workplace. These administrators understand [...]

By |2021-03-29T15:45:38-05:00March 29th, 2021|Education, SEL, Soft Skills|Comments Off on Soft Skills Are Essential for Successful Distance Learning, Especially for Vulnerable Students

What Makes Conover Online Different in the Distance Learning World

The decisions you make now in setting up your environment and infrastructure will determine the future success (or failure) of your distance learning program for your staff and students. Last spring (when COVID-19 caught us all by surprise), it was acceptable for staff to fill in the gaps by [...]

By |2020-09-17T09:41:33-05:00September 16th, 2020|Education|Comments Off on What Makes Conover Online Different in the Distance Learning World

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