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Posted by Dr. Judy Jankowski, Head of School, Chesapeake Bay Academy on Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Dr. Judy Jankowski, Chesapeake Bay Academy Head of School
Dr. Judy Jankowski Head of School Chesapeake Bay AcademyI was recently on an airplane watching a Dad traveling with his baby daughter, who was probably just about a year old. The plane we were on was having mechanical difficulty that caused it to remain on the tarmac for nearly an hour before take-off, no short amount of time for such a young child. Although this Dad certainly had his hands full, he did a great job of keeping his daughter entertained. And though there were a book and a few toys...
Posted by J.D. Ball, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor Emeritus, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Eastern Virginia Medical School on Tuesday, October 24, 2017
J.D. Ball, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor Emeritus Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Eastern Virginia Medical School
J.D. Ball, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor Emeritus Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Eastern Virginia Medical School Sleep and its relationship to neurodevelopmental disorders is an important field of study that naturally evolved from research on the relationship between Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and sleep.  There is now a wider understanding that sleep difficulty is more prevalent among young people with a diverse array of neurodevelopmental problems than among youth in the...
Posted on Friday, May 1, 2015
"Educational Assessment" is a very broad term covering every formal and informal assessment that is given to a student to measure understanding and synthesis of content, the following information focuses on diagnostic assessments that are used to identify learning differences in students. These assessments do not strictly identify the more obvious barriers to learning but also can identify barriers to learning that often go unnoticed or mislabeled in many students. Once a student has received...
Posted on Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Poetry still manages to motivate people to interpret the world the way they experience it. Everyday poets utilize the unique expression of poetry to confront serious issues in their lives, such as low self-esteem, depression, and loss. It’s extremely important to teach young people to express themselves in positive ways because some youth may not feel comfortable openly talking about their problems. They may process their experiences differently and may need more time—and the proper environment...
Posted on Monday, December 8, 2014
What is PBIS?Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports, PBIS, are preventive approaches that focus on positively supporting behaviors.  The “interventions” utilize evidence-based strategies to improve behavior. The aim is to be proactive by creating an environment and a culture where negative behavior is prevented rather than punished.  Behavioral expectations are positively stated, so they focus on what kids should do rather than what they shouldn’t do. It is not a scolding language that...