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May 24, 2024

Acing the end of the year

By Emma Michiels, Instructor As a student, the end of the year can feel like a daunting mountain to climb....

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May 13, 2024

Navigating Standardized Tests: Strategies for Students with Executive Functioning Challenges

By Emma Michiels, Instructor Standardized tests are a significant aspect of modern education, designed to measure a student's knowledge and...

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May 7, 2024

Partnering with Teachers to Support Your Student’s Executive Functioning Skills

By Emma Michiels, Instructor   As parents, we want the best for our students, and a big part of that...

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April 23, 2024

Maximizing Working Memory by Reducing Cognitive Load

By Janzen Harding, Instructor Which is more important: remembering that you have math homework or remembering the equations required to...

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April 1, 2024

The Increasing Significance of Executive Functioning Skills in Today’s Fast-Paced World

By Emma Michiels, Instructor In our rapidly evolving, digitally connected world, the demands on our cognitive abilities have never been...

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March 15, 2024

Memorization with less frustration

By Lisa Viazzoli, Instructor For some people, memorizing a fact happens like magic. They see a country on a map,...

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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 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 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 9, 2024

Time can be on your side: Gaining comfort and competence when time is a factor

By Rachel Marcus, Learning Specialist Completing timed tasks can feel daunting for many students, especially for students who struggle with...

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January 2, 2024

From overwhelmed to organized

By Jess Holman, Instructor Many students are focused on the here and now. This is developmentally appropriate as adolescents are...

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December 11, 2023

Keeping Your Student on Track: Tips and Tricks for When They Miss School

By Emma Michiels, Instructor It’s officially flu season, which means that at some point your child will likely be absent...

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