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March 28, 2022

“Go finish your homework” won’t get it done

“Go finish your homework.” For a student who struggles with executive function, this is a difficult direction to complete. It’s...

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March 21, 2022

Schedule time to organize

Cluttered life, cluttered mind.  Being organized is being in control.  If your child struggles to keep their backpack and binders...

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March 14, 2022

Start at the finish

Used March 14, 2022 Begin with the end in mind. Before beginning a task, help your child articulate or visualize...

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March 7, 2022

Are you among the 9% or 91%?

We’re nine weeks into 2022 and if you’re among the 9% of people who are still following through on your...

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February 28, 2022

For a calmer start to the day

The typical chaos of the morning makes it really difficult for students to focus on anything more than just getting...

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February 21, 2022

On Presidents’ Day

"Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is...

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February 14, 2022

Let’s talk about the things we love

This Valentine's Day let’s talk about the things we love. Our kids hear enough about the things they’re not doing...

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February 7, 2022

Flecks of gold

As we watch this year’s Winter Olympics, it’s hard to believe that each of these elite athletes were once the...

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January 31, 2022

“Did I?”

A “rubric” lists the criteria on which student work will be evaluated. Teachers provide rubrics to help guide students to...

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January 24, 2022

The blame game

When something goes wrong, students often look to external factors rather than taking an honest look in the mirror. By...

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January 17, 2022

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

To honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., let’s keep the conversation going and the momentum moving forward.  “The function of...

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January 10, 2022

But it’s not required!

Though there are countless reasons why annotating a text is helpful, most students rarely annotate when it’s not required by...

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