One meaning of the term “bracketing” is “to place within.” This concept of “placing within” is a helpful strategy that students and adults can use to identify and appropriately deal with distracting thoughts
- Dr. Miller is a Board Certified Educational Therapist and Director of Miller Educational Excellence. The Miller Educational Excellence mission is to bring about unlimited possibilities for underachieving students by guiding them to discover their true brilliance and use it to change their lives. She has mentored special needs students for almost twenty-five years, working with students in a vast array of capacities, including special education teacher, educational therapist, and university instructor. Dr. Miller has a PhD in Educational Psychology and Mathematical Statistics, a master’s degree in Learning Disabilities, Gifted Education and Educational Diagnosis, and a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education and Behavior Disorders. Her guiding philosophy is that “You live what you believe in!” She guides students, parents and colleagues to identify their strengths and to mobilize their belief systems to make profound changes in their lives. She encourages each parent, student and associate with whom she interacts to develop academic success as a habit of belief. Dr. Miller guides her staff to understand the power of the Educational Excellence perspective. She believes that holding the view of students as powerful learners is the key to their self-transformation. Empowered students believe in their ability to succeed. They understand the degree of control they have in their educational experience. They see themselves as the most important factor in their own success. They know they are destined to achieve their dreams.
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Our students have had more than the usual dose of blows to their self-concept.
When most people hear words such as “learning,” “smart,” or “memory,” they automatically think of the brain. In school we teach “to the head” only, asking students to sit in chairs for long periods of time, listening and