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November 20, 2014

Organizational tips to help your child manage and track assignments

In each new year of school, your kids’ assignments get more and more complicated. In elementary school, they have just...

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November 14, 2014

How (and why) to take study breaks

When you have kids, it feels like you are always on the go. You take your daughter to soccer practice,...

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November 5, 2014

Managing academic stress

It’s that time of year. The weather is colder, the days darker, the commutes longer. Fatigue sets in for both...

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October 27, 2014

Be a partner in the process — to your child and your child’s teachers and tutors

As a parent, you know how hard you work to stay involved in your child’s education: You lead PTO meetings,...

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October 22, 2014

Celebrate small successes and watch your student grow

For years, parents and teachers have sung the praises of—you guessed it—praise. According to their methods, students learn to repeat...

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October 15, 2014

Why Changing Habits Takes Time

If commitment to change were enough to kick bad habits, we’d all be able to keep our New Year’s resolutions. Unfortunately,...

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October 7, 2014

Your brain is foiling your plans!

If you’ve ever been late to an appointment, distracted from finishing an important task, or lamented your ever-growing to-do list,...

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September 30, 2014

Learning Styles: Have We Got It All Wrong?

Auditory, visual, and “hands-on” learning styles have caught on like wild-fire. Classrooms, students, and teaching methods reflect awareness and application...

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March 19, 2014

Support, information and advice for parents

While there is no question that every child’s issues in school are as varied as the children themselves, it may...

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February 27, 2014

How long will my child need tutoring?

We are often asked: “How long will my child need to be tutored?” It’s a wonderful question but one that...

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February 4, 2014

Creating a Study-Friendly Environment

Until fairly recently, the prevailing wisdom around “study spaces” was that a student needed a specific space in her home...

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January 29, 2014

The Adolescent Brain and Learning

There’s been a recent explosion in talk about learning and the brain. In fact, it’s probably enough to make some...

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