Experiential educators more often concern themselves with the negative behavior of clients rather than the positive. This paper will introduce positive behavior supports as an evidence-based tool for educators to implement in their practice.
A simple, but powerful, exercise adapted from NOL's two-day risk management training.
While AMC staffers have until a scheduled March 15 deadline to submit final evidence to the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee (SEC) against Northern Pass—the controversial 192-mile, high-voltage transmission project proposed to cut through the center of New Hampshire’s White Mountains—the hearing process may be delayed by a month or more.
This paper will examine Gass’s (1985) original recommendations for learning transfer in light of recent understandings in learning science in hopes of supporting or discrediting certain practices. Particular attention will be paid to metaphoric transfer and how educators can best facilitate metaphoric transfer from wilderness expeditions
The first encounter between youth and clinicians is the clinical assessment oftentimes, and the illness ideology, while having moved the field forward for decades, has serious shortcomings: 1) It assumes only symptoms matter; 2) it can reduce and objectify youth through labels that don’t tell their whole story; and 3) these assessments expose youth and clinicians to disproportionately more negatives (Rashid, 2015).
The majority of students in the United States are in poverty (Suitts et al., 2015), and the implications for the nation’s public schools are immense.
A brief glimpse at dopamine, GABA, norepinephrine, and serotonin that was originally presented as a staff development mini-workshop after Dr. Ann Leonard Zabel presented at NHASP's Fall Conference in October 2016.
For Nate, the trails and forest are the numerous trails and trees he faces every day at school. Nate’s problem, more often than not, is seeing the forest for the trees and staying on trail.
It is not enough for students in typical public schools to learn facts and figures: They need to function within the most powerful and complex democracy the world has ever known, and this means learning morals alongside facts.
The AMC NH Chapter Executive Committee pledged $15,000 during its May meeting to aid the acquisition of 86 acres of privately owned land abutting the Rumney Rocks in the White Mountain National Forest (WMNF).