Backward Design

Backward design is a scientific and creative process that encourages facilitators to focus on more than the educational or clinical outcomes. Backward design is a process by which to achieve deep and enduring understanding that can be transferred across contexts.1-4 Knowing the ultimate goal and considering the needs of the individuals allows facilitators to plan … Continue reading Backward Design

Book Review: Summerhill School

Neill, A.S. Summerhill School: A New View of Childhood. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1992. OBJECTIVE: A.S. Neill writes about Summerhill, the self-governing Free School he founded in 1921. Summerhill is a place where children are free to do as they please under compliance of the rules set by their own voting. Creativity and confidence … Continue reading Book Review: Summerhill School

Massage Therapy School- Clinical Sports: Part 2

The following is a compilation of quotes from during massage therapy school. Reflecting on these golden nuggets allows me to process the information at a deeper level. See Part I CLINICAL SPORTS MASSAGE: LOWER BODY (Brian Glotzbach: May 13, 2013 - May18, 2013) DAY 2: “Think for yourself and always do what you think is … Continue reading Massage Therapy School- Clinical Sports: Part 2

Massage Therapy School- Clinical Sports: Part I

My experiences at massage therapy school were life changing. The environment was welcoming, my peers were encouraging and open-minded, and the instructors were brought in from throughout the United States because of their knowledge, experience, and passion to share with others. My tendency to take a lot of notes served me well as I extracted copious amounts of … Continue reading Massage Therapy School- Clinical Sports: Part I

Notes for Success (Brian Tracy)

I saw Brian Tracy speak at a leadership conference in 2012. His message on dream and personal development sticks with me to this day. What is the one thing you would like to do if you knew you could not fail? Imagine how you feel after you reach that goal. Now, what steps do you … Continue reading Notes for Success (Brian Tracy)