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

  • Thu
    24
    Nov
    SPECIAL CHILDREN UK Article

    Hocus Focus is excited to share a feature article in the UK magazine, SPECIAL CHILDREN, about the work of magic trick integration for students with special needs. Check it out here: http://tinyurl.com/zp7m3gc

  • Fri
    14
    Oct
    IMPACT DOCS AWARDS

    The film – Powerful Medicine: Simply Magic – is up for several awards at the Impact Docs Awards. We will be able to announce results in December!