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

  • Tue
    24
    Mar
    More Awards for Short Documentary

    Powerful Medicine: Simply Magic has received a prestigious Award of Merit from the Accolade Global Film Competition. It was also named Best Documentary at the Hollywood Short Film Festival and Best Short Documentary at the Outside the Box Festival. Upcoming … read more

  • Sun
    01
    Feb
    Short Film Continues to Rise

    Powerful Medicine: Simply Magic continues to do well at film festivals. We are excited to announce the “official selection” at the Richmond International and Hollywood Short Film Festivals to be screened in February 2015!