Childhood Development/Parenting

Prevent, Reinforce, and Teach

Posted: October 13, 2021 at 2:58 pm

Dr. Coogle will provide a seminar to support educators and parents who have the goal of decreasing challenging behaviors and increasing more desirable behaviors. Dr. Coogle will focus on how to prevent challenging behavior, identify the function of challenging behaviors, and how to teach more appropriate or desired behaviors. Opportunities will be provided for discussion […]

A/V requirements: Flip Chart, Internet Access, LCD Projector, Screen, White Board and Markers

Christan Coogle

Supporting Educator’s Use of Best Practice

Posted: October 13, 2021 at 2:57 pm

Dr. Coogle will provide a step by step process which can be embedded within teacher’s everyday activities and routines to support the attainment of individualized education program goals. Dr. Coogle will share step by step information and provide opportunities for questions and discussion.

A/V requirements: Flip Char, Internet Access, LCD Projector, Screen, White Board and Markers

Christan Coogle

Supporting Parents to Enhance Their Child’s Development

Posted: October 13, 2021 at 2:55 pm

Dr. Coogle will provide a step by step process which can be embedded within everyday activities and routines to support their child’s development. This is particularly useful for families who have a child with a developmental delay or disability; however, is best practice for all children. Dr. Coogle will share step by step information and […]

A/V requirements: Flip Chart, Internet Access, LCD Projector, Screen, White Board and Markers

Christan Coogle

Polarization’s Children: Political Socialization in the Age of Hatred

Posted: July 23, 2021 at 2:46 pm

This is part of an ongoing research project looking at whether polarized parents pass along their hatred to their children. It is derived from a proprietary data set of 1,048 pairs of parents and middle school children.

A/V requirements: Laptop, LCD, Screen

Jeremy Mayer

Writing and Meditation

Posted: September 29, 2014 at 8:26 pm, Last Updated: March 19, 2015 at 1:17 pm

Meditation has long been considered an allied activity with writing. Both include focusing of the mind and a watching of inner speech. This talk also includes the use of secularized koans or word puzzles to tap the writer’s intuition to solve the more perplexing problems facing the writer.

A/V requirements: None

Don Gallehr

Transnational and Transracial Adoption and the Changing Faces of American Families

Posted: September 29, 2014 at 7:51 pm, Last Updated: June 22, 2021 at 5:53 pm

Speaker has completed major project on changing faces of American family. Will discuss multiple impacts of transnational and transracial adoption on family-making in the U.S. Seligmann’s book, Broken Links, Enduring Ties: American Adoption across Race, Class, and Nation (Stanford University Press, 2013) examines the experiences of families who have adopted from China, Russia, and those […]

A/V requirements: Flip Chart, Laptop, LCD, Screen

Linda Seligmann

Teaching Writing and Using Writing to Learn

Posted: September 29, 2014 at 3:48 pm, Last Updated: September 13, 2021 at 6:54 pm

As director of the Northern Virginia Writing Project from 1978 to 2011, I’ve been involved with improving the teaching of writing in area schools, public and private K-University. This talk is intended for teachers, parents and educators interested in improving writing in their institutions.

A/V requirements: None

Don Gallehr

Shame and Guilt: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Posted: September 29, 2014 at 3:01 pm, Last Updated: July 9, 2021 at 2:39 pm

Shame and guilt are moral emotions that can be useful in fostering moral behavior. I discuss ways in which to minimize the destructive aspects of these human emotions.

A/V requirements: LCD, Screen

June Tangney

College Access

Posted: September 10, 2014 at 12:06 pm, Last Updated: March 21, 2016 at 4:59 pm

Topics: Well-Being, student transition, retention, and engagement.

A/V requirements: Internet, Laptop, LCD, Screen

Lewis E. Forrest, II