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September 9, 2015

The qualities and skills that all successful students share

For this week’s blog, we're taking aim at the age-old question: What are the qualities and skills that all successful...

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July 16, 2015

Setbacks breed success: Lessons from the USWNT’s World Cup victory

Every parent wants to protect their children from hurt, disappointment, and struggle. However, both scientific research and real life evidence...

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June 15, 2015

How to talk to your child about summer executive function coaching

As the summer approaches, children of all ages are ready to trade in their routine and responsibilities for some carefree...

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June 12, 2015

Engaging Minds workshops to beat the “summer slide”

Most children want nothing to do with academics over the summer. In spite of parent’s best strategies, planning, and intentions,...

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June 3, 2015

More ways to keep your children engaged as summer approaches

Let’s face it: When the weather gets warmer, the days get longer, and the final days of school dwindle, your...

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May 21, 2015

Get your children moving: The educational benefits of regular exercise

Everyone knows the many benefits of exercise, and all children hope to grow up “big and strong.” When your child...

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May 13, 2015

Self-advocacy before finals: getting what you need to succeed

In school, developing academic self-sufficiency often requires a skill called self-advocacy, or a student’s ability to

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April 22, 2015

It’s a marathon, not a sprint

In light of the recent marathon, we are all feeling Boston Strong. Watching the runners and celebrating their achievements has...

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April 15, 2015

Beat spring fever and finish strong

Spring is finally here, and with it comes beautiful weather, school dances, graduations, April vacations, and endless other (incredibly fun)...

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April 10, 2015

Fire! Ready, Aim: The mixed up way students approach tasks

Your family is packing for a tropical vacation. Your children are in the other room, excitedly filling their suitcases with...

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April 3, 2015

“Growth mindset”: building your child’s work ethic

Everyone has heard that maintaining a positive outlook will improve long-term outcomes. Positivity increases success rates, improves physical and mental...

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March 25, 2015

Coping during test week: What testing feels like and how to help

Every year, when testing season arrives, students’ nerves reach an all-time high. For many reasons, standardized testing is scary, physically...

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