child coaching – Abilities Networks http://abilitiesnetworks.org/ Sun, 20 Nov 2022 20:00:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://abilitiesnetworks.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/icon-4.png child coaching – Abilities Networks http://abilitiesnetworks.org/ 32 32 Peroff back as junior hockey coach https://abilitiesnetworks.org/peroff-back-as-junior-hockey-coach/ Sun, 20 Nov 2022 20:00:00 +0000 https://abilitiesnetworks.org/peroff-back-as-junior-hockey-coach/ Ken Peroff is back behind the bench. The North Bay area product returns behind the bench with the Hamilton Kilty B’s team announced earlier this week via social media. “We are proud to introduce Ken Peroff as Kilty’s new head coach,” the post read. “Ken joins the team as a two-time GOJHL Coach of the […]]]>

Ken Peroff is back behind the bench.

The North Bay area product returns behind the bench with the Hamilton Kilty B’s team announced earlier this week via social media.

“We are proud to introduce Ken Peroff as Kilty’s new head coach,” the post read.

“Ken joins the team as a two-time GOJHL Coach of the Year and brings a wealth of knowledge from coaching with the Guelph Storm. Welcome back to the Hive, Coach!”

See related: Peroff enjoyed his return to his roots with the Storm

See related: Peroff discovers a new passion behind the bench

Peroff earned major accolades during his two seasons as a coach on the Junior B circuit of the Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League.

In 2018-19, Peroff led the Kilty B’s to a 35-12-1-0 record, despite playing a very young club in the GOJHL’s competitive Golden Horseshoe conference.

In 2017-18, the team posted a 38-10-1-1 record while still known as the Ancaster Avalanche.

After both seasons, Peroff was named Golden Horseshoe Conference Coach of the Year.

“It means a lot to come back to a franchise where I really got my start,” Peroff told BayToday.

“It’s an opportunity I wasn’t necessarily looking for, but when I got the chance, I couldn’t turn it down. This team is the current group of players and the support of my family (in expecting the first Boxing Day child) gives me a great feeling heading into the second half of the season.”

Peroff then took on an assistant coaching role with the Guelph Storm during the shortened 2019-20 COVID-19 season.

Peroff, hung up the blades in 2015 after a pro season in Europe that followed four years at the University of Guelph, four OHL seasons with the Battalion and a Junior “A” season with the North Bay Skyhawks.

He was drafted in 2005, 7 #122 overall by the Brampton Battalion in the OHL Priority Draft while playing for the West Ferris Trojans high school team.

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Tynker to Combine Live Coaching with Coding Classes to Help Meet Booming US Demand for Coding Education | Company https://abilitiesnetworks.org/tynker-to-combine-live-coaching-with-coding-classes-to-help-meet-booming-us-demand-for-coding-education-company/ Thu, 17 Nov 2022 14:02:41 +0000 https://abilitiesnetworks.org/tynker-to-combine-live-coaching-with-coding-classes-to-help-meet-booming-us-demand-for-coding-education-company/ SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 17, 2022– Tynker, a BYJU company and the world’s leading K-12 coding education platform, has launched live coaching by expert instructors — including two free sessions — on all of its learning subscription plans online for students aged 5-18. The new Tynker Quick Start pack is part of the company’s efforts to […]]]>

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 17, 2022–

Tynker, a BYJU company and the world’s leading K-12 coding education platform, has launched live coaching by expert instructors — including two free sessions — on all of its learning subscription plans online for students aged 5-18. The new Tynker Quick Start pack is part of the company’s efforts to ensure that the United States can meet an outsized demand for technical skills in the labor market, which exceeds the rate at which the country’s young people are learning to code. .

The demand for effective coding training is acute. According to a recent Oxford study, nearly half of all jobs today are vulnerable to automation. At the same time, jobs requiring technical skills will exceed overall job growth by nearly 300 times by 2031. In the United States, about half of college students have access to some form of coding training, but less than 5% of students were enrolled. in the 37 states where data was available. Statistics like these highlight the urgent need for students to learn coding to keep the United States at the forefront of the digital economy.

With this enhanced offering, Tynker is doubling down on its mission to ensure that every high school graduate learns to code by 2033. Tynker is currently the only platform to offer bundled coaching with an in-depth and proven catalog of courses, applications and lessons to accelerate children. mastery of coding. Coding coaches are highly skilled and trained instructors who help demystify the coding experience and build confidence quickly for budding coders.

“It is increasingly essential that every child develops coding skills to meet the demands of the digital economy over the next decade,” said Srinivas Mandyam, CEO and co-founder of Tynker. “The strength of the American economy depends on helping students learn to code now, to meet the projected demand for jobs that require technical skills. When we democratize coding and ensure access to education of coding, we open new worlds to students from all walks of life.”

Getting coding lessons for kids is essential for economic growth

As students learn to code, they gain additional critical skills — including problem solving, logic, and critical thinking — that lead to overall improved academic performance. Many educational experts and technologists agree that learning to code can and should start at a young age. Several European countries, including Estonia, Finland, Italy, and the United Kingdom, are already incorporating coding into classroom instruction.

Tynker’s award-winning, fun-filled courses and learning platform provide engaging activities for kids of all ages – from pre-readers to elementary and middle school students to Advanced Placement computer science students. Adding coding coaches ensures kids start at an appropriate level and learning is fun and engaging while building coding confidence.

Tynker is the first and only coding education company to bundle two FREE live coaching sessions with an online learning platform for as low as $15 per month. Tynker is committed to delivering the best value on the market, especially for kids eager to learn who could benefit from a structured, onboarding approach to coding. For less than the cost of a few tutoring sessions, parents can get a year of unlimited coding activities that start with personalized guidance to set their child on the path to success.

The Tynker Quick Start Pack includes:

  • Two expert instruction sessions from a highly skilled and trained coding teacher
  • Full access to all Tynker courses, games, apps and lessons (5,000 coding activities)
  • Six organized levels to help kids progress from novice to expert, with skill certification at each level
  • Lessons, instructions and activities suitable for children aged 5 to 18
  • Discounts valid during Black Friday (40%) and throughout December (20%).

For more information, visit the website at www.tynker.com/.

ABOUT BYJU’S TYNKER

Tynker is one of the world’s leading K-12 creative coding platforms, enabling students of all ages to develop the coding skills to design and power animations, games, music, robots and drones , smart devices, virtual worlds like Minecraft, and more. The company’s award-winning platform helps children engage at home, school and on the go, while developing critical thinking, problem-solving and coding skills to help them succeed today and tomorrow. Tynker’s highly successful coding program has been used by one in three US K-8 schools, 100,000 schools worldwide, and more than 60 million children in 150 countries. Tynker partners include some of the world’s most respected brands including Apple, BBC Learning, Google, Microsoft, Mattel, PBS, Lego, NASA, and more. Tynker can be accessed from any computer with an internet browser, as well as through the Tynker and Tynker Junior mobile apps, and offers free and paid subscription options. In 2021, Tynker was acquired by BYJU’S, the world’s largest educational technology company. For more information, visit http://www.tynker.com.

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Pauline Grouette of Guided Journey Coaching will be featured on Close Up Radio https://abilitiesnetworks.org/pauline-grouette-of-guided-journey-coaching-will-be-featured-on-close-up-radio/ Tue, 15 Nov 2022 14:00:00 +0000 https://abilitiesnetworks.org/pauline-grouette-of-guided-journey-coaching-will-be-featured-on-close-up-radio/ HOWDEN, MANITOBA, CANADA, Nov. 15, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — From fear of pain to fear of needles, many people dread going to the dentist. This is why it is especially important for a dentist to maintain a professional, cheerful and competent practice. As soon as a potential client enters the office, it is essential that everything […]]]>

HOWDEN, MANITOBA, CANADA, Nov. 15, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — From fear of pain to fear of needles, many people dread going to the dentist. This is why it is especially important for a dentist to maintain a professional, cheerful and competent practice. As soon as a potential client enters the office, it is essential that everything is perfectly sterilized, including operating chairs, x-ray machines, taps, floors and walls. Staff should exhibit a friendly, caring and clean demeanor at all times ensuring that everything runs like clockwork. However, considering the concentration that the dentist must have on his dental tasks, it will be extremely difficult for him to be able to manage everything effectively. That’s why having a highly experienced dental consultant like Pauline is one of the best ways to ensure her practice is in top shape. (The increase in profitability doesn’t hurt either).

Pauline is a highly sought after dental consultant, founder and CEO of Guided Journey Coaching.

“Through my coaching and consulting work, I help entrepreneurs find the most optimal strategies to help their business thrive while focusing on their role as a professional dentist taking care of the oral health of their patients. without any distractions of running an office. My role is to help every member of staff, whether it’s the dental assistant, dental hygienist or administrator. The dental team manages the ins and outs of the business, from accounting to hiring or firing, a well-trained staff is always one of the most important elements of an organization’s success.

A proclaimed lifelong learner, Pauline’s inspiration to become a coach was based on her past experiences as a dental assistant for over twenty years and the decades she has spent in the family business since she was a young child. Noticing the lack of efficiency in the practices she worked in and how this negatively affected patients convinced Pauline how beneficial coaching would be, and today, with her hands-on approach, she is setting the tone by helping the dental industry to progress by helping hundreds of people. of offices create a thriving practice.

“In dental school, dentists don’t learn the business side of dentistry, so they can struggle endlessly to run a practice effectively. In my experience, building a high level team requires strong leadership and if the dentist is not equipped to train their staff, this could not only lower practice morale, but also decrease productivity. When the dentist isn’t distracted by drama or what to do if an employee is sick, he can instead rely on his staff to take care of day-to-day operations, and then he can concentrate on what he love, dentistry.

Pauline also points out how fear of the dentist literally keeps people from having their annual checkups and, therefore, can wreak havoc on their overall health. On the other hand, when patients feel they are going to a well-run practice, their anxiety decreases significantly, so it’s a win-win situation for everyone.

What makes Pauline’s coaching so effective is as an objective partner with a holistic, cross-relationship approach, she skillfully provides the much-needed mentorship and clarity that skillfully takes her clients to the next level and enables them to be the better version of themselves, both personally and professionally. .

“I am passionate about being your support system so you can reach your highest potential and pass it on to everyone you meet. I don’t just help the office; I make the world a better place! patients, employees and owners (often the dentists), are happier, they can bring more joy to those around them, like a domino effect It brings me great satisfaction to know that I have helped you on your journey to get there. Your success is my success!”

Close Up Radio will feature Pauline Grouette in an interview with Doug Llewelyn on Thursday, November 17 at 12 p.m. ET and with Jim Masters on Thursday, December 1 at 12 p.m. ET

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Mauricio Pochettino reveals Kylian Mbappe’s coach through Real Madrid-PSG transfer saga https://abilitiesnetworks.org/mauricio-pochettino-reveals-kylian-mbappes-coach-through-real-madrid-psg-transfer-saga/ Sun, 13 Nov 2022 04:07:13 +0000 https://abilitiesnetworks.org/mauricio-pochettino-reveals-kylian-mbappes-coach-through-real-madrid-psg-transfer-saga/ During the 2021-22 football season, many media followed the story of where Kylian Mbappe would pursue his career. It was between staying at Paris Saint-Germain or heading to Real Madrid. Former PSG manager Mauricio Pochettino had his share of questions answered regarding the 23-year-old’s future. In an in-depth interview with Spanish media Reportthe Argentine talked […]]]>

During the 2021-22 football season, many media followed the story of where Kylian Mbappe would pursue his career. It was between staying at Paris Saint-Germain or heading to Real Madrid.

Former PSG manager Mauricio Pochettino had his share of questions answered regarding the 23-year-old’s future. In an in-depth interview with Spanish media Reportthe Argentine talked about the behind-the-scenes details of the whole saga.

“He never asked me for advice,” Pochettino said. “He has a lot of people around him, plus all those who advise him without him asking. We had a lot of discussions, he was the player who was most present in my office, day after day.

“We talked about his life, the things he likes and the things he doesn’t like. He is a boy who likes to talk a lot about football; he watches a lot of games. Sometimes he would watch the Portuguese league at home and he would send me a picture of the moment. It is very easy to identify with him.

In a recent interview with Sports Illustrated, Mbappe also spoke in detail about the decision to stay in his hometown rather than move abroad and join arguably football’s biggest club.

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New Live, Online Coaching Program Helps Early Childhood Administrators Onboard and Prepare New Educators Quickly https://abilitiesnetworks.org/new-live-online-coaching-program-helps-early-childhood-administrators-onboard-and-prepare-new-educators-quickly/ Tue, 08 Nov 2022 13:00:00 +0000 https://abilitiesnetworks.org/new-live-online-coaching-program-helps-early-childhood-administrators-onboard-and-prepare-new-educators-quickly/ As early childhood programs struggle to bounce back from the pandemic and grapple with staffing challenges, Teaching Strategies launches the Teacher Acceleration Program – an eight-week online coaching and training program available through the Professional Development Teacher Membership. BETHESDA, MD., November 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Teaching Strategies, the leading provider of early learning, assessment, professional […]]]>

As early childhood programs struggle to bounce back from the pandemic and grapple with staffing challenges, Teaching Strategies launches the Teacher Acceleration Program – an eight-week online coaching and training program available through the Professional Development Teacher Membership.

BETHESDA, MD., November 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Teaching Strategies, the leading provider of early learning, assessment, professional development, and family engagement tools, today announced a new “bootcamp” offering to help early childhood educators early years to acclimate to post-pandemic learning environments, while providing relief to program administrators who are grappling with unprecedented staffing challenges.

“As a team of former educators, we have so much compassion for what programs are going through right now and wanted to play a role in helping administrators intentionally train and support new educators joining the staff of their team at a time when job stress and burnout are at an all-time high The Teacher Acceleration Program was born out of a sense of urgency to ensure that all educators have the confidence and professional foundation that they need to be great teachers,” said Breeyn Mack, former early childhood educator and senior vice president of education at Teaching Strategies. “By providing ECE program managers with a quick and effective way to integrating teachers, we can support those who are new to the field or to the ecosystem of teaching strategies. This program is an opportunity for teachers to get personalized and immediate support and build a foundation of skills that has prepared them to succeed in their critical work not just this year, but hopefully many more to come.”

The eight-week Teacher Acceleration Program provides educators with dedicated live coaching, a weekly live class with a small cohort of peers in the program, and a roadmap for what to do each week. Each week focuses on key foundational topics, such as classroom management techniques, the importance of play in pedagogy, observation-based approaches to individualized instruction, and personal mental health strategies. In addition to weekly themed classes and access to a personal coach, each participant also has access to a small cohort of educators, a discussion group on the teaching strategies community forum and a helpline. “Ask the Expert” phone call with experienced and trained early childhood educators. and coaches ready to answer questions within two hours.

In a recent Teaching Strategies survey of early childhood educators, educators who reported having access to high-quality professional development opportunities were also more likely to be satisfied with their job and less likely to leave the occupation. Nearly 60% of all educators surveyed said online would be one of their preferred methods of participating in professional development, and more than a third of educators said it was the only way they wanted a professional development.

Available free in 2022 to current and new providers using the Creative Strategies curriculum and Professional Development Teacher Membership, the Teacher Acceleration Program creates a foundation for teachers to earn their Associate’s Degree in child development. Free program builds on first-of-its-kind Teaching Strategies PD Teacher Membershipwhich gives early childhood educators access to live virtual classes, on-demand e-learning courses, self-paced pathways to earn and maintain key credentials from the industry, exclusive access to experts and an online professional learning community with moderated discussion forums, active groups, and open sharing of ideas.

“Across the country, we know that administrators are juggling teacher vacancies themselves, while trying to thoughtfully train and onboard new educators who may have limited early childhood experience. As leaders in the early childhood education market, we have a responsibility to help our customers with their biggest challenges,” said Teaching Strategies CEO John Olson. “The Teacher Acceleration Program extends our partnership to help our customers navigate teacher onboarding while accelerating their classroom effectiveness.”

About Teaching Strategies
Driven by research that shows a child’s first eight years provide an essential foundation for success in school and life, Teaching Strategies has championed the early learning community for more than 40 years. Today, Teaching Strategies connects teachers, children, and families to inspired teaching and learning experiences, informative data, stronger family partnerships, and professional learning through the leading platform and resources. early learning. Its products, including the most widely used curriculum and assessment solutions The Creative Curriculum® and GOLD®, are present in more than 250,000 classrooms and reach more than four million children each year. To learn why thousands of early childhood programs and many states choose to partner with Teaching Strategies to help ensure children succeed in school and in life, visit Teachingstrategies.com and follow us. on Twitter @TeachStrategies.

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COVID has brought lasting changes to the cycling coaching industry https://abilitiesnetworks.org/covid-has-brought-lasting-changes-to-the-cycling-coaching-industry/ Sat, 05 Nov 2022 14:00:00 +0000 https://abilitiesnetworks.org/covid-has-brought-lasting-changes-to-the-cycling-coaching-industry/ With the COVID-19 pandemic making a serious landfall in British Columbia on the eve of cycling season in early 2020, Katrina Strand appears to have been uniquely positioned to adapt. The former professional mountain biker, who runs mountain bike and performance training under the Strand Training umbrella, had recently had her first child and was […]]]>

With the COVID-19 pandemic making a serious landfall in British Columbia on the eve of cycling season in early 2020, Katrina Strand appears to have been uniquely positioned to adapt.

The former professional mountain biker, who runs mountain bike and performance training under the Strand Training umbrella, had recently had her first child and was preparing to re-enter the industry when the pandemic hit.

“Everything was at a standstill and, to be honest, I wasn’t entirely sure how I was going to rebuild in the first place,” she said. “We were all in the unknown, not just people in my sector.”

With gyms closed, performance training was out of place for the first few months. Strand was keeping fit for the reopening but then broke her femur in July 2020 which sidelined her for six weeks and allowed her to fully focus on how she was doing come back.

“Having that extra time and having to sit on my couch gave me the space and the time to really dot all the i’s and hit all the t’s,” she said, noting that she had completed tasks such as completing her tenure application and fine-tuning the online booking system on her website. “I definitely felt a lot more organized. I’m an organized person to start with, but I really felt like I had all my ducks in a row in 2021.”

This preparation has allowed Strand to reap the rewards of training those who have embraced mountain biking as a safe activity in 2020, as the business has rebounded well in 2021 even without a significant boost from tourism.

“It picked up quickly because a lot of people got into mountain biking during the pandemic as something to do,” she said, noting that business hasn’t increased significantly this summer with an increased tourist market.

BECOME VIRTUAL

Strand wasn’t the only team to undergo a pandemic-related change.

TaG Cycling co-founder Lesley Tomlinson, a two-time Olympian in road cycling and mountain biking, noted that the company was approaching its 10th anniversary when COVID hit.

Closing before the provincial ordinance took effect, TaG turned to shooting free online videos and quickly established how to stream live lessons, which became a key part of the business. while its indoor studios closed for 20 of the 24 months following the arrival of COVID.

Tomlinson said many customers discovered TaG through YouTube, with a significant portion of them having no connection to the region. Many attended from virtually all over North America and as far away as Europe.

Additionally, the live classes respect the fact that individuals have discovered new ways to stay fit at home.

“A lot of habits have changed. A lot of people’s workout rituals have changed,” Tomlinson said. .

“Either they found us online and they’re somewhere in the east or they’re somewhere in the south and they like to train with us. We still provide this (live streaming service) so we can reach These persons. “

Tomlinson, however, expressed some frustration with how the shutdowns were carried out in subsequent waves of the pandemic. TaG studios were open in a physically distant manner heading into the 2020-21 winter season, but in December 2020 facilities deemed to offer high-intensity training were forced to close while other centers of fitness could remain open.

“We had people doing our workouts in their gym, whatever gym they were allowed to go to, that had different rules than ours,” she said. “It was a confusing directive in many ways.”

LOCAL ORIENTATION

While outdoor programs weren’t significantly limited by health orders in the sense that they could operate, tourism-dependent operations had to adapt or risk wilting.

Paul Howard, owner of ZEP Mountain Bike Camps, said his initial COVID-related thoughts were about the health and safety aspect of the global health crisis, but when reviewing the business, the uncertainty was troubling.

“You’re thinking about the coming summer, what are we going to do?” he called back. “The obvious question is (of) what can remain and what will disappear. At the time, a lot of our coaching products were a bit more focused on destination runners.

When it became clear that the Whistler Mountain Bike Park would not open and the borders would remain locked, ZEP shifted from weekend and weeklong camps for travelers to focusing on its offerings for inhabitants.

“We have always been able, through our coaches and backgrounds, to offer a variety of programs. We have stuff for kids, for adults, for expert riders,” he said. “Local programs and children’s programs, we had already started. We have just highlighted these programs and developed them further.

Increasing service to the local market had been on ZEP’s radar for some time, and the COVID disruption made that desire a necessity, according to Howard.

“It was great because it was something we had always wanted to do,” he said. “The response has been tremendous, because as the schedules filled up and the bike park closed, the opportunity was also there for people to monitor our lineup.”

Even with the return of the destination market to the city, the focus on local programming remained, with visiting riders being offered private training or the opportunity to fit into an existing program.

Although Howard’s business focused on the interior, he retained a broad personal orientation. As Technical Director of the Professional Mountain Bike Instructors Association (PMBIA), he helped draft the policy used by outfits in Canada, the United States and Australia, seeing these actions as important to help and protect the industry .

“The ski industry just shut down, so we couldn’t even turn to them and think, ‘Well, how did they do that?'” he recalls. “If we all come through this stronger, then the whole industry will be better.”

Howard noted that operators in places like Australia faced more restrictive policies and couldn’t hold classes despite being outdoors, which created problems for creating general policies.

“COVID was more difficult for PMBIA because not only were the COVID policies different in different places, which ultimately meant there were a lot of places we couldn’t operate, but the policies kept changing, so it seemed to be endless planning, rescheduling and postponing. of course,” Howard wrote in a follow-up email. “The PMBIA office staff have done an amazing job trying to stay on top of everything and without that hard work PMBIA would not have been able to offer the number of courses they have delivered during COVID.”

Travel restrictions have also delayed the PMBIA in holding course leader courses, although a new online training portal is helping to fill the backlog.

THE PATH TO FOLLOW

While there was a general feeling of a return to normalcy, Tomlinson said things still haven’t fully settled down. Still, with co-founders and fellow Olympians Chrissy de Vall and Gina Grain on board, there’s a common mindset moving forward.

“It’s still unclear where we’re all going to end up,” she said. “A lot of us come from a high level in cycling and a few of us come from a high level in other sports, and we are trained to persevere and to cope.

For its part, TaG has changed its operations to Whistler, moving in with Treeline Aerial at Function Junction.

“It’s cool to be around people who are doing very different things, but with the same kind of business motive and the same ability to make it work,” she said.

Strand, meanwhile, is still feeling the impact of the effects on strength and conditioning, especially in the face of a recession. With services like athletic training typically not covered by insurance, they often fall victim to tight budgets.

“People are increasingly paying more attention to their income and what they choose to spend,” she said.

While ZEP has moved on to its adaptations necessitated by COVID, Howard has been in the industry long enough to know that there will be another disruption in the years to come that will require an adaptation that will make the company stronger in the future. other side. The hope is that it comes in the form of something much less gloomy, like the need for a new website or moving up within the industry.

“There will be another challenge in three or four years and either you adapt and keep going or you let it slow you down,” he said.

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ANXIETY INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES SOLUTIONS-BASED COACHING PROGRAM FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH OCD AND ANXIETY https://abilitiesnetworks.org/anxiety-institute-announces-solutions-based-coaching-program-for-parents-of-children-with-ocd-and-anxiety/ Thu, 27 Oct 2022 14:05:00 +0000 https://abilitiesnetworks.org/anxiety-institute-announces-solutions-based-coaching-program-for-parents-of-children-with-ocd-and-anxiety/ GREENWICH, Conn. and MADISON, N.J., October 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Anxiety Institute, a clinical research practice specializing in the treatment of acute anxiety disorders in adolescents and young adults, announces a groundbreaking program for parents of anxious children. The Parenting Strategy Program (PSP) is a coaching program designed for parents and caregivers to enable them […]]]>

GREENWICH, Conn. and MADISON, N.J., October 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Anxiety Institute, a clinical research practice specializing in the treatment of acute anxiety disorders in adolescents and young adults, announces a groundbreaking program for parents of anxious children. The Parenting Strategy Program (PSP) is a coaching program designed for parents and caregivers to enable them to effectively and confidently parent a child with anxiety, OCD or a related disorder. Inspired by market demand and the families we serve, anxiety disorders among young people jumped 29% from 2016 to 2020 according to the National Survey of Children’s Health, and emergency room visits for anxiety disorders increased by 117% from 2007 to 2016, according to a 2020 publication in Pediatrics. Led by the Director of Parent Services at the Anxiety Institute, Andree Palmgrenthe PSP is informed by the SPACE Program (Sfavorable PI research Aanxious VSchildhood Emotions) of the Yale University Child Study Center.

Over ten personalized online interactive sessions, follow-ups and check-ins, parents receive step-by-step strategies for managing their children’s anxiety-related behaviors. Through these personalized coaching sessions, caregivers learn to transition from coping with their child’s anxiety to parenthood using constructive strategies and effective support techniques. PSP teaches long-term strategies and provides a roadmap that helps parents change interactions with their child, which promotes their child’s independence and well-being in family, school, and social activities.

“As the parent of an anxious child,” says Linda GeigerCEO and Founder of the Anxiety Institute, “I know it’s imperative for parents to break the cycle of accommodation and avoidance to foster a more independent and resilient child.”

One parent who graduated from the program agrees “The Anxiety Institute’s parenting strategy program was great. It gave us as parents the knowledge and tools we needed to change our behavior, reduce our parenting accommodations and supporting our daughter as she regains her independence With each passing success, our daughter’s anxiety diminished as her confidence and independence returned.

Anxiety Institute is the only clinical research center specializing in acute anxiety disorders in adolescents and young adults. Anxiety Institute uses the latest, evidence-based treatments in combination with other supportive therapies. The Anxiety Institute is located at Greenwich, Connecticutand Madison, New Jersey. To learn more, visit anxietyinstitute.com.

Media Contact:
Joanne Roseau
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Free “Apple Learning Coach” Program Now Accepting Applications from Educators and Coaching Specialists Across the U.S. Through November 16 https://abilitiesnetworks.org/free-apple-learning-coach-program-now-accepting-applications-from-educators-and-coaching-specialists-across-the-u-s-through-november-16/ Wed, 26 Oct 2022 21:32:14 +0000 https://abilitiesnetworks.org/free-apple-learning-coach-program-now-accepting-applications-from-educators-and-coaching-specialists-across-the-u-s-through-november-16/ (Click on the image to greatly enlarge it) Apple has launched its second cohort of Apple Learning Coach nationwide, a free professional learning program to help educators train teachers on how to get the most out of Apple products. The program, available to instructional coaches, digital learning specialists, and other coaching educators across the United […]]]>

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Apple has launched its second cohort of Apple Learning Coach nationwide, a free professional learning program to help educators train teachers on how to get the most out of Apple products. The program, available to instructional coaches, digital learning specialists, and other coaching educators across the United States, is now accepting applications through November 16, 2022.

Through a mix of self-paced lessons and virtual workshop sessions with Apple Professional Learning Specialists, participants exit the experience with a coaching portfolio, peer cohort, and the ability to claim credits. in continuing education at Lamar University.

“For more than four decades, Apple has worked alongside teachers to help students create, solve problems and express themselves in new ways. We designed Apple Learning Coach to help teachers use technology in the classroom,” said Susan Prescott, vice president of education and corporate marketing at Apple. “Apple Learning Coach is already having a real impact on teachers and their students, helping to build a strong foundation for creativity and lifelong learning.”

The largest cohort to date was certified in July, and there are now more than 1,600 Apple Learning Coaches in 49 states, plus Washington, DC

“Technology is helping students develop their creativity and critical thinking skills, which are much needed for future career opportunities,” said Heidi Westrop, Wasatch County School District Education Coach and Apple Certified Learning Coach based in Utah. “It’s my job to empower teachers in our district to spark the unique creativity of all students. Apple Learning Coach has given me the tools and resources to work with teachers with varying levels of technology experience to design, deliver, and reflect on engaging learning experiences that can expand classroom walls and celebrate unique talents of each child.

Anyone Can Create Projects is a new online series of quick and easy tutorials and downloadable resources to inspire new ideas and bring creativity to any subject on iPad.

Along with the new Apple Learning Coach cohort, Apple continues to add more resources for teachers.

The Apple Education Community is now live and growing with valuable content from educators around the world. The Community is a professional learning hub designed for teachers who use Apple technology, and includes the Learning Center with self-paced professional learning and the Forum, a collaborative space where teachers can connect and share with each other. with the others.

Within the Apple Education community, Apple has released Anyone Can Create Projects, a new online series of quick and easy tutorials and downloadable resources to inspire new ideas and bring creativity to any subject. Anyone Can Create is designed to empower teachers to develop their creative teaching skills and deliver engaging learning experiences on iPad.

New “Anyone Can Create” projects include:

  • Create with Shapes in Keynote to help students visualize anything they can imagine, from math concepts to artwork.
  • Animate with Stop Motion using Photos and Keynote to tell engaging stories with everyday objects.
  • Create editing effects with iMovie.
  • Write your first song with GarageBand.

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New updates to Pages, Numbers and Keynote will allow users to view recent activity in collaborative files and receive notifications when people join, comment and make changes.

Updates to Pages, Numbers, Keynote and Swift Playgrounds

Pages, Numbers and Keynote, popular apps used in education, are being updated to give users the ability to view recent activity in collaborative files and receive notifications when people join, comment and contribute. changes. All three apps now allow users to automatically remove the background from images, and users can remove or replace the background from live video objects in Keynote.

Swift Playgrounds now helps users learn the basics of machine learning by training a model with a simple game of rock, paper, scissors, demonstrating how computers make predictions from data. Additional walkthroughs show how to organize app layouts by creating a journal app. Swift Playgrounds doesn’t require any prior coding knowledge, so it’s perfect for those just starting out, and it uses Swift, the powerful programming language used by professionals around the world to quickly bring their ideas to life.

Updates to iWork and Swift Playgrounds support new desktop iPad features on iPadOS 16, including a customizable toolbar, new documents menu, and support for Stage Manager, allowing students and teachers to do it more easily on iPad.

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Availablity

  • The Apple Education Community is available now. (1)
  • The new Anyone Can Create projects are available in the Apple Education Community.
  • Pages, Numbers and Keynote come pre-installed on every new iPhone, iPad and Mac, and updates are free on the App Store.
  • Swift Playgrounds is available as a free download from the App Store. The latest updates require iPad devices running iPadOS 16 or later and Mac devices running macOS Ventura or later.
  • More details are available at apple.com/education.

(1) The Learning Center offers hundreds of free resources in 16 languages. Forum content is available to all users worldwide. Today, the Forum’s collaboration features are available in English to community members in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

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VDN renames Coaching Award in honor of Coach Chip https://abilitiesnetworks.org/vdn-renames-coaching-award-in-honor-of-coach-chip/ Fri, 14 Oct 2022 14:41:35 +0000 https://abilitiesnetworks.org/vdn-renames-coaching-award-in-honor-of-coach-chip/ Listen to this article The Vicksburg Daily News honors football coach and local native Eric Chiplin by renaming the Junior Football Coach of the Year award in his honor. Since elementary school, Chiplin loved football and played for the Bowmar Bears at the Vicksburg YMCA. He remained faithful to football throughout his youth and was […]]]>
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The Vicksburg Daily News honors football coach and local native Eric Chiplin by renaming the Junior Football Coach of the Year award in his honor.

Since elementary school, Chiplin loved football and played for the Bowmar Bears at the Vicksburg YMCA. He remained faithful to football throughout his youth and was a person everyone loved to be around and who brought joy to many.

Eric Chiplin in the spotlight

Eric Chiplin: Photo submitted

“He was an extremely happy child full of laughter,” said Dr. June Chiplin Thomas (Chiplin’s mother). He never got bored with him and he was definitely a gentle giant.

By the time Chiplin was in his teens, he found himself playing for Vicksburg High School on the offensive and defensive line.

Eric Chiplin in the spotlight

Eric Chiplin: Photo submitted

“He was always a smart player, a hard worker and a team player for sure,” said Alonzo Stevens (Chiplin’s high school coach). He loved Gator football and was someone everyone would love to coach and he knew hard work pays off.

Chiplin was part of the Gator football team that went to the 2001 Northern State Championship game with a 10-4 record, including shutting out Madison Central 28-0 in the second round.

After graduating in 2002, Chiplin continued her education at Holmes Community College and finished at Alcorn State.

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Eric Chiplin: Photo submitted

In 2018, Vicksburg Junior High School was without a lineman coach, and Chiplin quickly stepped in to help.

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Dareh Minor and Coach Chip: photo submitted

“He started with us in 2018 and I will always appreciate his dedication to seeing all of our athletes in grades 7-12 succeed on and off the court,” said VJHS Head Coach Larry Carter, Jr.

During his second year with the team, Chiplin helped the Gators to an undefeated season and a 2019 Little Six Championship. He also had the chance to dress with the boys one day at practice with his co-workers. coaches.

Coach Chip gets in uniform

Coach Chip, Coach Brown, Coach Carter, Coach Lacey and Coach Cooksey: Photo from Facebook

“He loved those kids so much and they thought the world of him,” said Dr June Thomas. He has always enjoyed working with children and he also participated in the Fuzzy Johnson baseball league.

The VJHS football team was a complete family with Chiplin on staff. He always went the extra mile to show his love for his players.

VJHS wins the small six title

Cameron Cooksey, Chris Lacey, Larry Carter Ocie Brown and Eric Chiplin: Photo from Facebook

The Vicksburg community had more than a coach in Chiplin, they also had someone who put others before him. During the 2021 ice storm, Chiplin drove people around and got them the gear they needed.

Chiplin was a man who lived his life fully in any situation. You can see him on the sidelines having fun with his team or on stage sharing his love for music.

Eric Chiplin in the spotlight

Eric Chiplin’s Rap Posters

On November 29, 2021, the hardcore Gator and San Francisco 49ers fan died at the age of 37. Prior to his death, he was engaged to Jamilia Ellis.

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Gravestone of Eric Chiplin: Photo from Facebook

Everyone knew about Coach Chip’s love of VHS and he reached out to the VDN sportscaster just 10 days before his death to ask how well the 2021 Gators were playing and how they could be better than his class.

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Eric Chiplin’s Facebook message to Keith Phillips

The Vicksburg Daily News chose to honor Chiplin for his selflessness, dedication and love for all beyond football and his name will live on through this award and the players he has coached over the years.

The VHS Football Team also honored Coach Chip by putting his name on their helmets and dedicating the 2022 season to him.

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Chiplin’s stickers on the VHS helmet: Photo from Facebook

The award will now be named the VDN’s Coach Chip Award, which will represent the best junior football head coach each year.

Eric Chiplin in the spotlight

Resolution for Eric Chiplin’s Family of 2002 VHS Class

In the coming weeks, VDN will once again honor Coach Chip with a video that will feature some of the people who were closest to him.

Matthew 5:9:

Happy are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.

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Eric Chiplin and his fiancee Jamilia Ellis

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Mickey Grace takes on his role on UConn’s football coaching staff https://abilitiesnetworks.org/mickey-grace-takes-on-his-role-on-uconns-football-coaching-staff/ Wed, 12 Oct 2022 11:22:27 +0000 https://abilitiesnetworks.org/mickey-grace-takes-on-his-role-on-uconns-football-coaching-staff/ Mickey Grace admits she was terrified when she took a job on UConn’s football coaching staff It was only natural – after all, she was going to be one of the few women in the country, let alone women of color, to work on a male-dominated Division I college football team, carrying the weight of […]]]>

Mickey Grace admits she was terrified when she took a job on UConn’s football coaching staff

It was only natural – after all, she was going to be one of the few women in the country, let alone women of color, to work on a male-dominated Division I college football team, carrying the weight of an entire kind on her. shoulders.

She had every reason to be nervous.

Except none of this had anything to do with Grace’s feelings of anxiety.

What worried her was the shift she would have to make from a career in defense to the attacking side of the ball. As usual with Grace, it was all about football. Take care of the football and this bigger picture will take care of itself.

UConn offensive football analyst Mickey Grace (UConn Athletics Photo).

Grace joined freshman UConn football coach Jim Mora’s team as the Huskies’ offensive analyst, working with wide receivers coach and passing game coordinator John Allen. Football teams have turned heads in recent weeks with two straight wins and are looking to tie their record this Saturday afternoon at Ball State

As excited as she is to have a full-time job in college football, her ultimate goal is to be an on-field coach. While those who know her have little doubt that Grace will eventually make it, the offensive analyst position will keep her as close as possible – and it was a way for Mora to add Grace to his UConn team.

Grace’s rise in the football profession is also being hailed this weekend as UConn hosts a 50th celebratione anniversary of Title IX and the commemoration of an enduring legacy of UConn women’s athletics since its university inception in 1974. Although Grace does not coach women’s sports, she is an example of how Title IX has helped women to advance in all areas of college athletics.

As a native of Philadelphia, she is well versed in UConn’s athletic history.

“One thing I say to players is, ‘We are the UConn that we haven’t been yet. We’re the UConn that’s not here yet,” she says. “We’re not trying to be a version of ourselves. We try to be the UConn that never was.

And she takes up the challenge.

“I’m religiously prepared every day to get through the day,” Grace says. “As a black woman under 30, as a mother (to Aria, 6), no one is going to tell me they don’t know what to do. I understood it. No one can pass me anything. I pushed the rock up.

But just because she’s into UConn football doesn’t mean she doesn’t realize the responsibility she bears because of who she is. She still runs a Women In Football support group for women who aspire to be coaches and scouts and mentors a group for high school girls called “She’sMyCoach”.

“When it comes to anything outside of the team I’m on, it’s about young girls and women and what they want to do in life and giving themselves permission to do it,” Grace explains. I use football to teach that. It took me a long time to give myself permission to do the things I was doing anyway. Someone told me I was a coach before they called me a coach.

“Right now, my focus is more on ‘How can we increase UConn’s red zone completion rate?’ I can’t focus on a statement because it distracts me from doing a good job, and doing a good job IS the statement.

“Mickey has a real intellect about him, an ability to see the game in a particular way, which really impressed me,” Mora said. “But more than anything with Mickey, it’s just her personality that drew me to her – female, male, whatever, it’s just the fact that she has such an endearing personality. She has toughness, she has empathy. She’s taught me a lot already – about how things are with this generation, how to communicate with them, their ways of thinking. She’s really an impressive person.

So what does an offensive analyst do?

“Offensive analyst means different things in different places,” Grace explains, “Here it means working with Coach Allen and the receivers, making sure we’re looking at all of our data, all of our numbers, and figuring out what what it means to us on a day-to-day basis. I’m really a bottom-up thinker, so when I see numbers all I think about is, what does it mean to us on a day-to-day basis? oday, we use our data to ensure that our learning is effective and efficient.

Which is of paramount importance as UConn sets up their new offense, which was the side of the ball that was foreign to Grace throughout her career as a player, coach and coach.

“I was horrified,” she admits, “but apparently all good coaches do this at least once in their career – they change. But I coached NFL athletes and a lot of them were defensive backs and linebackers. So, it’s good that I know enough about DBs and linebackers to now incorporate it into my study of wide receivers. It’s not as terrifying as I thought.

“But it’s a new setup with a new playbook, in a new position on a new side of the ball, with a new head coach – you kind of feel like you’re drowning, until you look up and realize you’ve been swimming the whole time.”

Grace, the middle child of three sisters, has been swimming in the waters of football since her days as an outstanding athlete at Germantown High in Philadelphia, where she also captained the softball team for three years, the center of the basketball team, editor of the school newspaper and president of the graduating class.

“It wasn’t like I really wanted to play football, but it was our only fall sport – it was football or nothing and I needed to practice,” Grace says.

So, after working as an assistant in the football office, she finally convinced the coach to let her train and she made the team as a kicker. But it wasn’t enough.

“We never kicked, we always went for two,” laughs Grace.

Instead, Grace found a place on the defensive line — becoming the first woman to earn All-Public League honors at the defensive end — and a career passion was born.

“Football kept finding me,” she explains.

We are not trying to be a version of ourselves. We try to be the UConn that never was. —Mickey Grace

Grace attended West Chester University where she was playing tennis when the women’s rugby coach heard the ‘footballer’ played tennis and recruited her.

“I told him: ‘Coach, I’m from the neighborhood… I don’t know what rugby is'”, she says with a smile. “He said, ‘We’ll teach you.'”

But football was already in his blood, returning to high school to become defensive line coach at Mastery Charter School and assistant coach of the Philly Phantomz women’s pro team. This led to a stint as a training camp intern with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and then a scouting apprentice position with the Los Angeles Rams.

It was the connections she made with the Rams that gave her the opportunity to take on an assistant defensive line coaching position at Dartmouth College last season and also gave her an introduction to UConn.

“I sent Coach Mora a CV when he got the job here and I had cold texted him,” she says. “Then I had enough people I knew that he knew to mention my name and I knew some of the staff he hired.

“I came to visit him and I just walked into his office and said, ‘Hey, I just want to introduce myself. I had all this Dartmouth gear on me, and he said, ‘Who are you? What are you?’ I said, ‘I’m the D-line assistant coach at Dartmouth,’ and he made the face that everyone does and said, ‘Are you? ”

Mora remembers the first meeting.

“I wasn’t surprised that she was a woman,” he laughs. “I was really surprised that Dartmouth had a D-line assistant coach.”

But the UConn coach soon realized he needed to know more about Grace.

“With certain people, as soon as they come into your life, you can feel something special about them,” Mora explains. “It may be a little outrageous at this point in Mickey’s career, but Dan Quinn (former Atlanta Falcons head coach and current Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator) came into my life as he was about the same age as Mickey I was a defensive coordinator for the 49ers and Dan came in for an interview for a quality control job, much like Mickey does, and the second I met him , I thought, “Yeah, there’s something special about him. And I have to say, I revisited the same feeling I had with Dan when I met Mickey. Sometimes you just an idea of ​​people.

Which led to more meetings and discussions and finally a job offer as an offensive analyst from UConn.

“I would like to take him on the pitch,” Mora said. “Her greatest asset is her ability to communicate with the players – being tough and demanding, but never demeaning. I immediately see a high degree of trust between the players and her, so I would like to bring her onto the pitch – Maybe be later. But nothing would stop me from hiring someone as qualified as Mickey, regardless of gender.

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