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December 14, 2020

Relying on memory is risky business

Encourage your student not to hold in their mind what paper or an electronic device can hold for them. With...

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December 7, 2020

Watering the leaves misses the point

If your plant is wilting and losing leaves, how do you help it? It doesn’t require a green-thumb to know...

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November 30, 2020


For many students, the internet, in all its vastness, is an enticing, never-ending rabbit hole that’s difficult to avoid, and...

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November 23, 2020

Celebrating 10 Years: Thank You for Being Part of Our Village

On November 11, Engaging Minds celebrated the 10th anniversary of our first executive function coaching session. As it is said,...

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November 16, 2020

Share Important Insights With Your Child’s Teacher

Parent-teacher conferences are on the horizon. Here are two quick tips to help get the most out of your time...

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November 9, 2020

Restate the Directions in Your Own Words

A great way to ensure your child understands what they’re being tasked to do with an assignment (especially those with...

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November 2, 2020

When Homework is Complete

What’s more frustrating for your child than having done their homework but not getting credit for it? A simple rule...

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October 26, 2020

Create a Ready to Learn Checklist

Getting set up and ready to learn while attending school remotely can be difficult, especially if your child isn’t a...

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October 19, 2020

Let Them Fly!

Once you’ve helped your child set up the structure to help them succeed, step back and allow them to give...

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October 12, 2020

Schdule Breaks to Maximize Efficiency

Homework can feel daunting if your child believes they have to sit and stay focused for 60, 90, or 120...

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October 5, 2020

Plan, Prioritize, and Estimate Time on Task

Even more so during Covid, teachers are using class websites and/or online portals (Google Classroom, Schoology, Canvas) to post nightly...

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September 28, 2020

Ask or Answer a Question

When attending class remotely, it can be hard to stay engaged. Actively participating in class is one way students can...

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