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May 20, 2019

Winter is Coming™

“Winter is coming” is the most iconic phrase from HBO’s Game of Thrones which aired its final episode last night....

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May 13, 2019

Technology Isn’t Always the Answer

Today’s students are immersed in technology. It’s become a seamless part of their lives. But is technology always the best...

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May 6, 2019

Self-Advocacy is an Important Life Skill

To advocate for oneself means to speak up and seek support for whatever one might need.

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April 29, 2019

Track “Invisible” Tasks and Assignments

It’s as important to track “invisible” tasks and assignments as it is the day-to-day assignments your child already has on...

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April 22, 2019

When Homework is Truly Finished

A homework assignment isn’t truly finished until it’s filed away in the appropriate folder and backpack ready to be handed...

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April 15, 2019

It’s the Behind the Scenes Prep That Makes the Difference

It’s the prep behind the scenes that makes it possible to run 26.2 miles. The training for Boston happens throughout...

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April 8, 2019

As We Enter the Homestretch…

As we enter the homestretch of the school year, there are projects, papers and exams on the horizon that will...

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April 1, 2019

A Mushroom Walks Into a Party…

Your children probably don’t think you’re very funny. Prove them wrong today — it’s April Fools!

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March 25, 2019

Empower Your Child by Guiding Rather Than Telling

Be a partner that guides rather than tells. Offer your child choices and let him decide what he feels will...

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March 18, 2019

Avoid the Long-Term Assignment Abysss

Amidst the daily blitz of nightly homework and other commitments and responsibilities, it’s easy to lose sight of longer-term assignments....

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March 11, 2019

Listen for Code Words

Listen closely for the code words your child is using. Identifying the underlying meaning will help you figure out how...

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March 4, 2019

Read Your Writing Backwards… And Other Editing Tips

Did you catch the mistake in the first word of last week’s Tip? Kudos if you did —  we did...

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