Blog Posts

February 27, 2024

Self-Monitoring and Self-Reflection: Reviewing Graded Work

By Jess Holman, Instructor Out of sight, out of mind. That’s how it often goes with student work. Once a...

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February 27, 2024

No thanks. I’m all set.

Creating systems and processes to manage and simplify tasks can sometimes feel so daunting to implement that many times students...

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February 20, 2024

Be a photo-journalist!

Used February 20, 2024 Whether it’s school vacation where you are, or vacation is coming soon, here’s a fun way...

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February 13, 2024

It’s all about the love

With Valentine’s Day tomorrow, let’s talk about the things we love. Our kids hear enough about the things they’re not...

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February 6, 2024

Failure *is* an option. Just ask MJ, J.K., and Walt

No one likes to fail. Failure brings with it an array of emotions that can leave us feeling less than...

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February 6, 2024

Pain *is* gain: Strategies to facilitate desirable difficulties

By Janzen Harding, Instructor As educators, we should make learning as easy and straightforward as possible, right? Actually, no, according...

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January 30, 2024

When agendas clash (yours and your child’s)

Homework time can often turn into a battle of wits that leads to frustration and frayed nerves. Your agenda clashes...

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January 23, 2024

When the student becomes the teacher

When it comes to truly understanding and synthesizing information, being able to teach it to someone else is a great...

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January 22, 2024

Goal Setting Strategies Through an Executive Function Lens

By Emma Michiels, Instructor As we usher in a new year, it's an opportune time for students to reflect on...

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January 18, 2024

DAN LEVINE MBA’02, FOUNDER OF ENGAGING MINDS, AN EXECUTIVE FUNCTION COACHING ORGANIZATION

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January 16, 2024

Executive function and the GOAT

Love them or hate them, under the guidance of Head Coach Bill Belichick, the New England Patriots achieved unprecedented success...

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January 9, 2024

Pomodoro isn’t just for pasta!

The Pomodoro Technique, named after the tomato-shaped kitchen timer Francesco Cirillo used to manage his academic work at university, is...

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