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IRIS Educational Media Named a Small Business Champion by SCORE

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IRIS Educational Media Named a Small Business Champion by SCORE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2016     Contact Information Kali Orkin, Marketing Manager, korkin@irised.com 541-343-4747 ext 114 IRIS Educational Media Receives National Recognition as American Small Business Champion from SCORE and Sam’s Club   Eugene, OR─ Local business IRIS Educational Media (irisED) has been chosen as a winner of The American Small Business Championship hosted by SCORE and supported by Sam’s Club. The Championship awarded 103 small businesses for their dedication to their businesses. Each winner receives a $1,000 Sam's Club gift card, an all-expense-paid trip to a regional training event, SCORE mentoring for one year and publicity throughout...

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Join us at the Washington PBIS Conference November 9-10

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Our team will be presenting at the Washington PBIS Conference in Seattle next week. Dr. Claudia Vincent will present on Classroom Management in Action and We Have Skills and how they can help create positive change in the classroom. Please join us! We will be offering a 20% off coupon to all conference attendees.

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Grant Shows Promise in Teaching Children Self Management

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IRIS Educational Media has completed the IES-funded Student Self-Management System. The grant had three objectives: 1. Develop content for a new curriculum with research.  2. Produce the program  3. Test the program for promise of effectiveness. IRIS Ed produced We Have Choices (WHC) as a result. This program is designed to increase self-management skills in elementary school students, especially those with behavior challenges. We gathered evidence of the feasibility and usability of WHC in upper elementary classrooms. We developed a teacher-training component that can be used in a train-the-trainer model. Finally, we collected pilot data describing WHC’s impact on students’...

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Phase 1 of Autism Parent Trainer Complete

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IRIS Educational Media has fulfilled phase 1 of an SBIR grant for the Autism Parent Trainer, a program that uses Applied Behavior Analysis techniques to train parents for helping their children with autism. We developed and tested a prototype of APT, a telehealth intervention in which videoconferencing technology, Parent Educator-led group sessions, and audio-visual learning assets were used to train and support parents in 1) the acquisition of strategies for managing challenging behavior and teaching life skills to their children based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), 2) reducing parent stress using practices such as mindfulness, optimism, and...

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IRIS Educational Media Awarded Grant to Study Efficacy of We Have Skills

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The Institute of Educational Sciences has awarded IRIS Educational Media a grant to study the effect of teaching We Have Skills in the classroom. Read more on our blog.

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