Jan Kuyper Erland

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Gender Female
Industry Education
Occupation Cognitive and Memory Research, Instruc; sequential memory slills training
Location Lawrence, Kansas, United States
Introduction Attended the University of Texas, the University of Iowa, and graduated with B.S. degree in Education from Drake University, majoring in Education, Speech-Drama, and English. Minored in Science and Social Science. Taught grades K-8 in seven Midwestern public school districts. Received a Masters Degree in Special Education - Learning Disabilities from the University of Kansas, and 1980 formed the non-profit 501 C3 Educational Media Therapy Consultants, Inc. This was later changed to Innovative Learning Stratagems, Inc., a national consulting group offering teacher and parent informative workshops and student scholarhships for cognitive skills retraining and Brain-Based Learning. Additionally, formed Mem-ExSpan, Inc. to develop educational cognitive skills retraining content through continuous classes to help individuals ages 9 to adult. Established thirteen national training-test sites, published and documented research from six experiments over five generational developmental levels. Four published longitudinal reports appeared in The Journal of Accelerated Learning and Teaching (JALT) with several demographic groups.
Interests Creative writing-blogging, coding, data analysis, technology, blended e-Learning, website development, childrens' theater, vocal artist applying puppetry as an instructional tool
Favorite Movies The old classics
Favorite Music Baroque-Classical-Jazz -- especially J.S. Bach, Chopin
Favorite Books Douglas Hofstadter, Godel, Escher, Bach: "An Eternal Golden Braid", Leonard Shlain: "Art and Physics" and "Leonardo's Brain", Pierre Lassus: "Discovering the Hidden Wisdom of The Little Prince".

What is the name of your high school? Pella High School, Pella, Iowa