Hocus Focus

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

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

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

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

  • Mon
    29
    Oct
    ADHD, OT, & FLINT

    It’s been a busy fall…and among the many opportunities, Hocus Focus was the keynote at the 15th ADHD Conference and at the Virginia Occupational Therapy Assn conference (on World OT Day). Four week-long residencies working with teachers and students have … read more

  • Tue
    04
    Sep
    Fall Engagements

    I’m excited to be working with teachers, therapists, and students for the next four months! Check out my engagements at KevinSpencerLive.com