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Gesell Institute of Child Development

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April 14, 2011

I recently attended a Gesell Institute GDO-R Workshop for the first time. It was a great 3-day experience. My instructor, who spoke from life experience, being a mother herself and a elementary school principal, was very knowledgeable presenter. I took this info back to my classroom and now even look at my students with a whole new understanding. I feel that I can now be a better teacher becuase of the Gesell Developmental Observation-Resvised. Gesell Institute has been educating adults about the ages & stages of child development since the 50s, and Gesell assessments have been successfully used for the past 85 years! Many more schools across the country should know of their expertise.

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As I said I feel more connected to my students by understanding their development and mentality better. This has helped me to shape my instruction in the classroom.

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Would employ more people at the non-profit. I know they have a small staff and high demand. We were told that there are going to be 14 GDO-R workshops hosted across the country in June.

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