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May 21, 2024

Brain freezes and brain boosts this summer!

Your child has made amazing progress this year in school. And while students certainly need a break from the stress,...

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May 14, 2024

Who do you want to be?

Learning new skills and building new habits requires a shift in how we see ourselves. In fact, James Clear, author...

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May 7, 2024

Make someone’s day!

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week. Teachers often go unheralded, pouring their dedication, time, and passion into nurturing and guiding...

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April 30, 2024

It’s like using Waze for writing

Students learn early on that pre-writing planning is the key to writing a strong essay. Yet many students still find...

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April 23, 2024

A simple hack to calm test-day jitters

It’s exam season and for many students that brings stress and anxiety. Help your child conquer test-day jitters and maximize...

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April 16, 2024

So how was school today?

If getting good data from your child about their day at school is challenging, consider the questions you’re asking. In...

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April 9, 2024

My teacher didn’t tell me it was due!

In last Saturday’s Women’s Final Four a foul was called in the final 5 seconds of the game that left...

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April 2, 2024

Only 10 minutes a day

Spring always feels like a sprint. Though the school year is technically winding down, it doesn’t feel that way. Projects,...

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March 26, 2024

Get out the map

Many students approach their homework in a haphazard way with the goal of getting through it as quickly as possible....

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March 19, 2024

A question that can move mountains

When your child is feeling overwhelmed, procrastinating, or telling you they “can’t do it,” ask them this one simple question:...

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March 12, 2024

Hear my voice

Self-advocacy, the ability to communicate one’s needs and preferences, is not an innate skill. It’s a learned skill that often...

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March 5, 2024

The secret beneath the surface

Icebergs have two parts: the majestic and awe-inspiring visible part of the iceberg that rises above the water, and the...

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