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April 11, 2013

Helping Your Child Be More Mindful

In a recent blog on the Huffington Post, journalist and relatively recent meditation devotee Andy Fraser wrote about an interesting...

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April 3, 2013

Fostering and Assessing Creativity in the Classroom

A while ago, educational assessment guru Dr. Grant Wiggins blogged about a very interesting issue: assessing creativity. The commonly held,...

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March 27, 2013

Einstein: Don’t Judge a Fish by its Ability to Climb a Tree!

This inspirational quote has been getting well-deserved attention on the Internet for quite a while now. Give it a read...

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March 20, 2013

The Kitchen Classroom

In the Engaging Minds Tip of the Week that we shared on Monday, we talked about how cooking and baking...

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March 13, 2013

One Perspective on Four Subtypes of Executive Function Disorder (Part 3 of 3)

After a brief introduction two weeks ago to Dr. Mel Levine’s ideas on four subtypes of executive function issues, last...

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March 5, 2013

One Perspective on Four Subtypes of Executive Function Disorder (Part 2 of 3)

In last week’s blog, we introduced Dr. Mel Levine’s interpretation of executive function disorder and the four subtypes that comprise...

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February 26, 2013

One Perspective on Four Subtypes of Executive Function Disorder (Part 1 of 3)

At Engaging Minds, our specific mission is to help kids who struggle with executive functions – often labeled Executive Function...

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February 14, 2013

Gimme a Break!

We just lost a couple days of school to Blizzard Nemo, and now February vacation is right on our doorstep....

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February 12, 2013

The Right to be Wrong

As parents, teachers and tutors, one of the hardest things we have to do is to allow the children in...

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February 6, 2013

Putting it All Together (Part 4 of 4)

Now that your child has found resources and taken notes for her long-term project or paper, the next step is...

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January 29, 2013

Note-worthy Note-taking (Part 3 of 4)

Now that your child has all of his/her research materials in place for the upcoming long-term project, it’s time to...

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January 22, 2013

(Re)Searching High and Low (Part 2 of 4)

In last week’s blog, we discussed how to approach long-term projects and papers. Undeniably, one of the most challenging aspects...

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