October 13, 2022

How to Create a Daily Homework Routine

By Adina Levitt, Instructor Homework. Often a dreaded task students want to get through as quickly as possible. However, with...

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September 20, 2022

Employing Executive Function Skills at the College Level: A Recipe for Success

By Jess Holman, Instructor As students return to school this fall, college students’ day-to-day lives are changing quite significantly -...

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August 29, 2022

Gearing up for back to school

By Adina Levitt, Instructor As summer begins to come to a close, the start of the new school year is...

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May 21, 2018

The academic “summer slide”: fact or fiction?

It is wise to be wary of old wives’ tales, myths, rumors, and superstition. But when a phenomenon is supported...

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April 13, 2018

Two Things to Do to Improve Executive Function Skills

New weekly planner? Check. Clean homework space? Check. How else can parents help their children to improve their executive functioning?...

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March 13, 2018

Executive Function Skills Help Students Outside the Classroom

Many parents can identify how doing well in school or joining a sports team can positively impact their children as...

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February 5, 2018

Freakonomics Guide to Completing Assignments on Time

Freakonomics, the book and podcast series with Stephen Dubner, focuses on the hidden side of everyday life. In this blog...

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December 30, 2017

How executive function skills can help you keep your New Year’s resolutions

According to U.S. News, 80 percent of New Year’s Resolutions fail by February. Clinical psychologist Joseph Luciani suggests that the reason...

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October 10, 2017

Executive function tips from tech entrepreneurs

Many students look up to entrepreneurs for their success – yet students may feel like it’s impossible to emulate their...

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September 22, 2017

Practice (but not too much practice!) makes perfect

The phrase ‘practice makes perfect’ may be true, but too much practice – especially when in the form of long...

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September 15, 2017

Three Tips to Avoid Back-to-School Stress

After a long summer, it can be difficult for students to get back into the rhythm of school, especially if...

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April 1, 2017

Use the rubric and improve your grade!

When a teacher passes out a rubric, many students’ first instinct is to tuck it away in a folder and...

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