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Quantum Excitement
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The energetic Quantum Learning trainer, Christian Rauch, welcomed staff to the afternoon session.
Learning Techniques
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Staff members used learning techniques during the week-long training program.
In the 'Re' Cap
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Christian monitors the group effort during the Recap.
Quantum Learning Training
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Glenholme faculty use the Quantum Learning manual for portions of the training.
Washington, CT - At The Glenholme School, each employee's professional development is considered a vital component of the program's evolution and success. At regularly scheduled training sessions, employees collaborate on new ideas, work through difficult questions, and hone valuable skill sets, so that they can best meet the changing needs of Glenholme's unique student population. This November, Glenholme’s education and boarding faculty members were once again challenged to think outside the box during a creative, hands-on training led by the Quantum Learning Network.

Co-founded by president, Bobbi DePorter, the Quantum Learning Network offers comprehensive research-based learning programs to educators, administrators, students, and parents. Since the launch of Quantum Learning's school programs in 1991, over 55,000 teachers have been trained in Quantum Learning methods, with approximately eight million students benefiting as a result. The programs aim to help schools create positive, supportive environments where learning is fostered and reinforced - a mission that dovetails perfectly with Glenholme's use of Positive Behavior Supports.

The week-long training was delivered by the energetic Christian Rauch, who incorporated music, color, and movement to encourage active involvement and retention. Faculty members were taught visual, auditory and kinesthetic learning strategies, how to initiate positive changes to increase student engagement and achievement, and “The 8 Keys of Excellence,” which support the school's core character values. One seasoned faculty member raved, “Quantum Learning has empowered me to enhance my teaching methods.” A boarding staff member noted, “I’m really looking forward to taking what I've learned and using it in the cottage.”

For more information about the Quantum Learning Network and its program offerings, visit www.quantumlearning.com.

The Glenholme School is a therapeutic boarding school for young people who are often considered fragile and complex, diagnosed with Asperger's, ADHD, PDD, OCD, Tourette's, depression, anxiety as well as learning differences. The program provides a treatment milieu designed to build competence socially and academically. Our learning environment supports and enhances the ability for young people with special needs to succeed. For more information about The Glenholme School and its program, visit http://www.theglenholmeschool.org/. Devereux Connecticut.
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