Hocus Focus

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Every classroom should be a safe, fun place to learn. The Hocus Focus project helps bring that concept into reality. It builds confidence and self-esteem. It allows students to see that success can be achieved through hard work and attention read more

Resources

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Hocus Focus™ offers parents and educators an easy way to incorporate magic tricks into an academic and functional curriculum including at-home programs, school curriculum, and professional development workshops. read more

Curriculum

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The HOCUS FOCUS curriculum features student-centered, research-based activities that will help your children develop important 21st century skills – problem-solving, critical thinking, flexibility and innovation, creativity, and social skills. read more

Research

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Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, a number of education researchers evaluated the effectiveness of using magic tricks with students with learning differences. Additional research (2010) demonstrated that the use of simple magic tricks can enhance the learning experience and improve self-esteem; however, this research also illustrated that, when integrated into core curriculum, it can provide significant advancements in critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and retention. read more

Latest News

  • Wed
    15
    Oct
    “VOICE OF AMERICA” INTERVIEW

    The Voice Of America posted an article and interview today on the Hocus Focus project. You can watch it HERE!

  • Sat
    11
    Oct
    OUT OF THE BOX FILM FESTIVAL

    We are very proud to announce that Powerful Medicine: Simply Magic has been chosen as a finalist to be screened at the Outside The Box Film Festival in Bakersfield, CA November 7-9, 2014.