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
    21
    Sep
    Chania Film Festival – Greece

    Powerful Medicine: Simply Magic has been accepted for screening at the Chania Film Festival in Greece!

  • Wed
    09
    Mar
    Another Award for Powerful Medicine: Simply Magic

    We are very proud to announce that the Global Independent Film Awards have honored Powerful Medicine: Simply Magic with five (5) awards: Emerging Filmmaker Award, Diversity & Inclusion Award, (Dis)Ability Film Award, Best Documentary, and the Humanitarian Award.