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Meet the Mockingbird
What is The Mockingbird Methodology?
The Mockingbird Methodology Is A Toolbox Of Research-Based Strategies For Teaching, Coaching, And Mentoring Vulnerable Learners.
The Mockingbird Methodology helps education programs and schools...
Improve Staff Effectiveness
Approach to Teaching and Learning
Grounded in over 70 years of research, the Mockingbird Methodology is a model for teaching, coaching, and mentoring students. The approach helps practitioners teach content while simultaneously coaching and mentoring students in cognitive and socio-emotional skills. The approach recognizes the role that emotion, psychological, and social engagement play in the learning experience.
Although the methodology is appropriate for all learners, the approach targets the needs of vulnerable learners.
Practitioners using the Methodology,
report the following
in student behavior
What is a Biopsychosocial Approach?
A biopsychosocial approach integrates Tools and strategies related to...
Elements in a Biological Approach...
Extensive research substantiates the significant influence of vulnerability factors on both the learning process and the mental and emotional well-being of learners. The Mockingbird Methodology recognizes the role vulnerability plays in the biopsychosocial process of learning. Training in the Methodology provides education in how vulnerabilities impact the learning experience and the learning brain. As such, the methodology provides a lens for understanding vulnerability and a toolbox of research-based strategies that target general cognitive, emotional, and social challenges related to such vulnerabilities.
What is a vulnerable Learner?
Mockingbird describes a vulnerable learner as any student who experiences struggle during learning due. Struggle is characterized as chronic present or past circumstances that have compromised a student’s mental, emotional, or social well-being.