Monica is passionate about nurturing the love of learning and has vast experience in helping learners of all ages enjoy learning. Working locally in the Ann Arbor, Michigan area and virtually (online), all over the world, she especially enjoys helping learners who have unique talents and challenges develop their strengths and learn in ways that work for them, so they can become lifelong learners and thrive in our 21st century world.
In the traditional educational paradigm, only students with special needs are able to escape the one-size-fits-all learning approach. These students receive an Individualized Educational Plan. Monica’s experience is that all learners thrive when learning is personalized. When a learning plan
A personalized approach to learning that builds on the strengths and interests of a learner is often enough to keep the curiosity and desire to learn alive. Sometimes, however, a learner might need a more specialized approach to be able
Being a parent seems to have become more complicated in the 21s century than ever before. There are so many competing ideas of what is the best way to be a parent that it can be confusing and overwhelming. Using
Thinking about “next steps” for ourselves and others can be challenging at times. There are many different transition points in a learner’s life, from: – The beginning of our educational journey (what is the best educational setting for your wee
As a Certified PLAY Project Consultant, Monica can show you practical ways to make every interaction with your child a growing and learning experience. Bath time, meals, outdoor play: each of these daily routines can be used to help your child
As an Advanced DIRFloortime Practitioner, Monica can bring the DIR model into your home. Certified by the Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning, Inc. (ICDL), she can help parents understand and work with the unique challenges and strengths of their children.
Monica Kmetz Cochran, M.Ed.
Learning Without Borders LLC