Try Again: Mercy is Necessary to Learner Safety

“Retesting clearly works, so I give endless chances. If you’re willing to work, there’s always mercy. You can try again.” — Craig B. Smith Craig invites students to learn without adding fear to a subject that already creates its own. He recognizes that students who are emotionally distressed—anxious, angry, or depressed—are cognitively impaired and don’tContinue reading “Try Again: Mercy is Necessary to Learner Safety”

Spiky Profiles, Peripheral Minds, and Evolutionary History

In that same interview, when he was asked about what would happen to society if autismAutistic ways of being are human neurological variants that can not be understood without the social model of disability.If you are wondering whether you are Autistic, spend time amongst Autistic people, online and offline.  If… More was eliminated, he said, “That goes to the largerContinue reading “Spiky Profiles, Peripheral Minds, and Evolutionary History”

The Five Neurodivergent Love Languages

Over on my personal blog, I wrote about “The Five NeurodivergentNeurodivergent, sometimes abbreviated as ND, means having a mind that functions in ways which diverge significantly from the dominant societal standards of “normal.”Neurodivergent is quite a broad term. Neurodivergence (the state of being… More Love Languages” and their role in teams. Neurodivergent people, working together, can fill theContinue reading “The Five Neurodivergent Love Languages”

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