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Howard Eaton

Howard Eaton developed a life-long interest in education, learning differences and disabilities as a result of his own struggles with Dyslexia, diagnosed when he was in Grade 2. He received early remediation and had charismatic adults in his life that guided him towards possibilities and not failure. He completed his B.A. in Psychology at UBC and went on to earn a M.Ed. at Boston University in Special Education. As well, he has been fortunate to work as a Sessional Instructor at UBC in the Department of Educational Psychology and Special Education teaching courses on Learning Disabilities to teachers in training. He has given numerous presentations and workshops at both public and private schools in North America. Howard has started five schools in the Lower Mainland. He is the founder of the Eaton Arrowsmith Schools in Vancouver, Surrey and Victoria, the Magnussen School and Eaton Cognitive Improvement Centre both in Vancouver. He is also the author of Brain School: Stories of Children with Learning Disorders Who Changed Their Lives By Improving Their Cognitive Functioning. He is the father of three children. He lives in Vancouver, BC, with his wife, Karen.

Find out more at Howard's Educational Neuorscience Blog and follow him on twitter @brainchange

Howard's Schools: Magnussen school, Eaton Arrowsmith, Eaton Cognitive 






How to get teenagers to read a book: references

Links from Howard Eaton's education blog, "How to make teenagers to read a book." Story Proof: The Science Behind The Startling Power of Story--Book by Kendall Haven Reading Kafka 'enhances cognitive...

Parenting advice: How to make teenagers read a book

Educator Howard Eaton gives useful advice on how reading impacts the young mind, and more importantly, how to encourage teenagers to pick up a book.

Parenting advice: children and video games

How many hours of video games are too many for children? A prominent educator offers an in-depth answer to a worried parent's question about children, teenagers and video games.

Inside TD Gardens Game 6 Stanley Cup finals: Bruins fans mock Vancouver

 Back at the hotel after walking through thousands of happy Bruin fans.  Reminded me of after Game 5 in Vancouver.  Fans were high fiving each other and cars honking their horns....

Boston broadcasters trash talking the Canucks

Sports Extra news on Boston TV discussing upcoming game. Luongo called insecure and the team quitters by sports broadcasters. Lots of trash talking by local sports experts.