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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."
QRIS Reception at OAEYC Fall conference Oct 10, 2014
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
TRI-TIMS (Technology and Information Management Services) has a 13-year track record of delivering quality software on time and on budget to Oregon state agencies and national non-profits. We took the time to examine what characteristics of TIMS workflow has lead to our successes, and what obstacles and threats we have learned to avoid.
What came out of that exploration is a framework of best practices that we found can put a project – and keep a project -- on track. Below are the 3 essentials for working with software developers that can move your work forward without busting the budget or costing you sleep.
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
Recent Blog Posts
How TRI Builds Software Sep 17, 2014
How to Use Sign Language Interpreters Effectively Aug 11, 2014