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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December 4, 2023

How to create habits that stick

By Kaitlin White, Instructor Here’s a million dollar question: How do we build and maintain good habits (while letting go...

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November 21, 2023

Gamification to increase student engagement

By Jess Holman, Instructor Does your child spend hours in front of a gaming console? While this situation may make...

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November 7, 2023

Embracing Imperfection: Growth Mindset and Executive Function Skills are Key to  Managing Perfectionism

By Emma Michiels, Instructor In the pursuit of academic excellence, many students find themselves grappling with the pressures of perfectionism....

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October 24, 2023

Study breaks improve … everything! Here’s how!

With kids, it feels like you are always on the go. You take one child to soccer practice, another to...

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October 10, 2023

Tips to help your child embrace a growth mindset

By Adina Levitt, Instructor School can be hard. In fact, challenge is part of the learning process. However, the feeling...

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September 25, 2023

Creating executive function skills that stick well beyond September

By Burke, Instructor Many students are diligent about starting the school year strong. A clean binder. No missing assignments. An...

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