Kelly McLendon

Kelly McLendon is studying Environmental Policy and Journalism. She can be reached via email


5 Ways to Inspire Your Students to Write

Some of your students may hate writing assignments, whereas others may enjoy them very much. Writing is an extremely important skill for students to have. Studies show that poor writing skills are detrimental to business success. More importantly, without writing, … Continue reading

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Skinner’s Radical Behaviorism

A reader posted a comment in response to a previous Funderstanding article about Behaviorism. The reader suggested we differentiate between the theories of John Watson and B.F. Skinner. Below is a more detailed summary of radical behaviorism in response to our … Continue reading

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Inspiring Creativity in Students

Inspiring creativity in your students may not be as simple as showing a film on Picasso or Van Gogh, but that doesn’t mean it has to be difficult, either. There are easy ways to inspire creative thinking for all grade … Continue reading

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Child Development

Stages of Child Development

At twenty four months, your baby can remember the faces of the people closest to him or her. Often, this is why a child will cry when separated from their primary caregivers. This visual stage is very important to future … Continue reading

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Jean Piaget: Cognitive Development in the Classroom

Every experience and interaction has an impact on development in early childhood. Swiss biologist and psychologist Jean Piaget recognized this when he studied and researched his own theories of cognitive development. Some of his research led to the belief that … Continue reading

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