5 Must Haves in Your Life Skills Assessment

Assessing independent living skills is a crucial process in our educational system because it can help prepare individuals with disabilities for their post-secondary settings. Rather than just hoping to place them in the community when they turn 22 years of age (in some states, 26), you can better prepare individuals [...]

By |2019-10-01T08:56:12-05:00May 15th, 2013|Education, Life Skills|Comments Off on 5 Must Haves in Your Life Skills Assessment

Assessing Social & Emotional Intelligence with Evidence-Based Tools

From the very beginning, we knew our Personal Skills Map would go far, but it has actually exceeded our greatest expectations. There are now 120 masters and doctoral-level dissertations, papers and books published on this popular instrument. Not only that, but the Personal Skills Map now has over 8,500,000 (8.5 [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:27-05:00February 28th, 2013|Corporate|Comments Off on Assessing Social & Emotional Intelligence with Evidence-Based Tools

Assessments Drive Instruction

Everyone thinks they know what they want, but if you really think about it, we only know what we don’t want, based on what we don’t like. This can be dangerous, because if we don't know what we want, we don't have an end goal and we end up losing [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:28-05:00October 30th, 2012|Education|Comments Off on Assessments Drive Instruction

HTML 5 – Heard of it Yet? You Have Now

Product failure happens more often than not, when people get frustrated with the process involved in using the program rather than the program itself. We've eliminated all of the barriers and simplified the process so Conover Online works - period.

By |2017-04-30T16:18:28-05:00September 19th, 2012|Education|Comments Off on HTML 5 – Heard of it Yet? You Have Now

The Not-So-Direct Relationship Between Spending and Success

Money can't solve all of our problems – especially in the education system. No matter what side of the coin you are on, it's hard to deny that the education system in this country is out of control. Spending is at an all-time high (and only getting worse) and districts are trying [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:28-05:00September 12th, 2012|Education|Comments Off on The Not-So-Direct Relationship Between Spending and Success

Sharks in the SPED Waters

As part of my job with the Conover Company, I like to keep in the loop with the current happenings in special education to ensure that I have a good understanding of the ever changing needs that we as a nation tend to face. I came across an article called, Private Firms [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:28-05:00September 4th, 2012|Education|Comments Off on Sharks in the SPED Waters

Your Back to School Shopping List

Back to school shopping is overwhelming, to say the least. Teachers send out their lists of recommended school supplies, filled with things like pencils, erasers, markers and rulers. Well what if we told you that we could simplify your shopping list. This year, instead of heading off to Target for [...]

By |2016-05-12T09:59:33-05:00August 28th, 2012|Education|Comments Off on Your Back to School Shopping List

Video Modeling in Her Own Words

We’re always talking about how beneficial video modeling is to people with special needs. Some people have taken our word for it and have experienced it for themselves. Others are still waiting for proof or validation of its capabilities. For the latter group, it’s our pleasure to introduce to you, [...]

By |2016-05-12T10:04:25-05:00August 16th, 2012|Education, Life Skills|Comments Off on Video Modeling in Her Own Words

Prevent Summer Slide With Conover

School's out, and for many students that means a 3 month hiatus from teachers, homework and studying. What child doesn't look forward to the freedom of summer break? Although students would love nothing more than to play all summer long, you'll be doing them a disservice if you oblige them to do so. The [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:29-05:00July 11th, 2012|Education, Life Skills|Comments Off on Prevent Summer Slide With Conover

New Programs Coming to Conover Online

Conover Online is expanding! Soon you'll be able to enjoy the convenience and functionality that Conover Online has to offer with our Personal Responsibility Program and Success Profiler. If you've been using the Online version of our Functional Skills System, then you know how affordable and accessible Conover Online is. [...]

By |2017-04-30T16:18:30-05:00July 3rd, 2012|Education, Emotional Intelligence, Soft Skills|Comments Off on New Programs Coming to Conover Online

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