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
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    Apr
    Hocus Focus Featured in the News

    Two really great articles appeared in local newspapers as we toured in Wyoming and Utah in April. The first is the Gillette News Record and the other in the Logan Herald Journal.

  • Sun
    30
    Mar
    Hocus Focus Visits STEAM School

    Check out this great article in the Austin Daily Herald about Hocus Focus visiting the Holton Intermediate School in Austin, MN. It’s all about using magic tricks to teach science and math concepts!