My Elbert: The Leb

Appreciating what you have in the here and now is one of the single healthiest things you can do for your mind and spirit. “Our mind [“leb”] receives information that it turns into emotional thoughts that act as a blueprint for shaping our material body, both inwardly and outwardly. We literally become what we thinkContinue reading “My Elbert: The Leb”

My Elbert: Emotions and Learning

Most people are unaware of the connection between dyslexia and ADD or ADHD. It has been estimated that between 30 – 60% of kids with dyslexia also have either ADD or ADHD. “Challenges with processing emotions start in the brain itself. Sometimes the working memory impairments of ADHD allow a momentary emotion to become tooContinue reading “My Elbert: Emotions and Learning”

My ELBERT: Responsive System Dysfunction (RSD) Checklist

In a study by conducted by Dahle et al. (2011), they found “between 17% and 24% of the boys with dyslexia were registered as anxious/depressed, with withdrawn behavior or somatic problems in the borderline and clinical areas” (p. 167). Another interesting point noted in this study by Undheim (as cited by Dahle et al., 2011)Continue reading “My ELBERT: Responsive System Dysfunction (RSD) Checklist”

My Elbert: Epigenetics comes to life

Epigenetics comes to Life: Anonymous author, “DNA works by way of the same principles as the mind and neurons of the brain and body.” In the “Journal Nature Neuroscience”: Intelligence ‘Networks’ Discovered In Brain For The First Time, 2015-“Remarkably, they found that some of the same genes [M1 & M3] HERE that influence human intelligenceContinue reading “My Elbert: Epigenetics comes to life”

My Elbert: Helping Those With Neurodifference Enjoy Learning Again

You need to observe the student’s sensory acute response to stress and interview teachers, the child, and parents, and instructional support to informally observe input/output of motor, verbal, and written behaviors in response to a literacy activity such as a phonics inventory, word- sound knowledge, phonological awareness exercises, and working memory activities along with theContinue reading “My Elbert: Helping Those With Neurodifference Enjoy Learning Again”

My Elbert: Deficit in language and early development in visual-spacial

The Problem: We are seeing children/adults digress with gulf-sized disconnect and low self-esteem. Each child/adult is multidimensional and ALL our systems and senses need to function equalized, activated, and balanced for learning to take place. The triune brain which is the neomammalian complex (RAS- aka neocortex), midbrain (pons- aka limbic system), #LimbicSystem), and forebrain (thymusContinue reading “My Elbert: Deficit in language and early development in visual-spacial”

Where learning is concerned…

Who is Tricia Cook? In short, I’m neurodivergent and have experienced learning with trauma; therefore, being in education  and developing my program is my biggest accomplishment. I am very passionate about learning and teaching. Right now, I am the leader and head of education for an international DEI group. I am a difference for others,Continue reading “Where learning is concerned…”

Part 1 Nurture Their Nature Section 5

Written BY Tricia Cook, MEd., RSP, AOG; Read Section 1 First Here   Neuropedagogy & IQ- Disparagement of Perceptions What is neruopedagogy? Neuropedagogy as a scientific discipline: interdisciplinary description of the theoretical basis for the development of an educational research field of the mind, brain and body; Basically, it is when science and educationContinue reading “Part 1 Nurture Their Nature Section 5”

Part 1 Nurture Their Nature Section 4

Written BY Tricia Cook, MEd., RSP, AOG; Read Section 1 First Here   Body (Physical, Mental & Emotional) ——————–Physical Ruled by 2nd chakra——————– (suggestion: consciousness begins around age 2 years) -1st chakra (base) Shame/Empathy- meaning -2nd chakra (sacral) Peace, Bliss and Joy (happiness)- motivation -3rd chakra (solar plexus) Anger/Strength  (can do 1 & 3Continue reading “Part 1 Nurture Their Nature Section 4”

Part 1 Nurture Their Nature Section 3

Written BY Tricia Cook, MEd., RSP, AOG; Read Section 1 First Here   Who are considered the Neurodiverse? What is neurodiversity? Individual differences in brain functioning regarded as normal variations within the human population because of genes, environmental, and intersecting factors. Intersecting identities is the concept that an individual’s identity  consists of multiple, intersectingContinue reading “Part 1 Nurture Their Nature Section 3”