Blog Posts

July 26, 2021

Anxiety on both sides of the fear of failure/success equation

There are many reasons why students “don’t.” Among the myriad rationales: it’s too hard,  too overwhelming, or they don’t know...

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July 19, 2021

The “Yes Day” Roadmap

In the 2021 Netflix movie Yes Day, the kids get to plan a whirlwind day of fun and adventure for...

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July 12, 2021

Rainy day? No problem!

Rainy summer day? Great! Round up the kids and the board games and make it a game day! There are...

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July 5, 2021

“Life moves pretty fast.” – Ferris Bueller

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” -...

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June 28, 2021

Muscle memory: Also for academics

We typically associate “muscle memory” with activities that call on consistent, repetitive motion like a golf swing, baseball or softball...

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June 21, 2021

Turning reluctant readers into happy readers!

Is your child a reluctant reader? Summer is a great time to engage your child with reading that captivates, inspires,...

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June 14, 2021

When it’s time to change, you’ve got to rearrange…

Transitions are difficult for many students, and this time of year triggers a shift in routine and activities. Many students...

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June 7, 2021

Wait!

The sun is shining. Summer plans are in the making. But wait! Before you close the door on this school...

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May 31, 2021

Wishing you a meaningful Memorial Day

Today we pause to honor those who gave their lives in service to our country. We honor their service and selflessness...

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May 24, 2021

When Covid meets the Summer Slide

The educational impact Covid has had on student learning this past year is unlikely to be known for some time....

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May 17, 2021

It’s as simple as ABC

“Winging it” or “hoping for the best” aren’t great strategies for studying! Instead, we suggest employing the ABC’s of Creating...

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May 10, 2021

A goldmine for the taking

With previously graded papers and exams in hand, your child has direct feedback from their teachers as to how to...

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