Justin Sharpe's Blog – April 2011 Archive (2)

Teaching of Tendenko saved lives of school children in Japan

The article below is from the Daily Yomuiri online and explains how an education programme based on one word and integrated into other parts of the curriculum was effective at saving lives and enabling children and youth to know how to respond and to do so without hesitation. Clearly these students had developed a strong belief in their own ability to act (sometimes termed 'self-efficacy'). Very inspiring and useful to follow up as a researcher.



Local wisdom a lifesaver…
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Added by Justin Sharpe on April 17, 2011 at 8:25 — 5 Comments

Autism Month - Don't Overlook these members of our community!



April is Autism Awareness Month (and April 2nd was World Autism Awareness Day), so it’s a great time to ensure that your preparedness efforts are inclusive of people with Autism in our families, staff/volunteer pools, and our community at large. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a range of complex neurodevelopmental disorders and people…

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Added by Justin Sharpe on April 5, 2011 at 20:22 — No Comments

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