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Patti Blasco, Ph.D., lead author of "The Little Brain That Could: Understanding Executive Function in Early Childhood"Sep 10, 2014
"As in the story of the 'Little Engine That Could' (Piper, 1954), with
scaffolding and resources, young children can attempt difficult tasks
through planning and setting goals. Professionals and parents can be the
team reminding the child 'I think I can, I think I can,' until he or
she reaches 'I know I can!' This story parallels the important journey
during the preschool years as the child develops and integrates
[Executive Function] capacity."
OregonAEYC Fall Conference, October 10 & 11, 2014 Oct 10, 2014
Center on Early Learning Fall Conference Oct 22, 2014
Centers at TRI
From the TRI Blog
This blog post provides some basics about using a sign language interpreter. Thanks to our talented student worker Leanne Cook for providing this information. Leanne is a senior in the ASL Interpreting program at WOU, and is a great resource for us all.
This past July (2014), TRI faculty and staff were invited to present at national education conferences across the country to share their innovative approaches to inclusive education -- assuring that all children have an equal opportunity to succeed. Freshly back from the OSEP Project Directors
Meeting (the Office of Special Education Programs), and the 2014 Deaf-Blind Summit, they share their thoughts, observations
The Teaching Research Institute (TRI) and Louisa Silva, M.D., M.P.H. are announcing a first-time opportunity for parents with children between the ages of 6 and 11 with autism to enroll in a research study to receive free training and treatment. Enrollment has recently been extended through Sept. 12, and is open to residents of Multnomah, Clackamas, Washington, Yamhill, Polk, Marion, Linn, Benton, Lincoln and Lane counties.
Recent Blog Posts
How to Use Sign Language Interpreters Effectively Aug 11, 2014
S.I.T.E. Project Gets National Attention Jun 19, 2014