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May 22, 2013

Preventing the “Summer Slide” – Part 1 of 2

When you hear the expression “summer slide,” you might have a happy mental image of a child careening down a...

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May 14, 2013

How to talk to your child about summer tutoring

This is the time of year when many teachers may request a special parent conference or send a special email,...

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May 8, 2013

Teacher Appreciation

May is National Teacher Appreciation Month. One of our favorite educational websites, Edutopia has devoted a number of articles to this annual event as...

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April 30, 2013

Go Outside and Play: Channeling the Power of the Great Outdoors!

From you have I been absent in the spring, When proud pied April, dressed in all his trim, Hath put...

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April 22, 2013

Problem-Solving at its Finest

To say that last week was a difficult one for the residents of the Boston area (and the country at...

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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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