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October 10, 2016

Perfect time for an academic check-in

This is a perfect time for an academic “check in” with your child. For many students, the sheen of the...

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October 3, 2016

Easily distracted? Change the environment.

If your child is easily distracted during homework time, try changing the environment. The right conditions (discussed in a previous...

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September 26, 2016

First step in test prep

For best results on tests and quizzes, encourage your child to answer the following two questions as a first step...

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September 19, 2016

Overcoming obstacles

Many students feel powerless and overwhelmed when faced with a challenge they feel is beyond their ability or control. The...

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September 12, 2016

Practice flexibility

When it’s clear that a particular strategy is not working well, rather than doubling down and hoping for the best,...

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September 5, 2016

Create a dedicated homework folder

Students who struggle to find or turn in their homework need a system to stay organized and support their hard...

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August 29, 2016

Excited or nervous for back-to-school?

As we begin the new school year, some students are excited to get back to school, while others are a...

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August 22, 2016

Make time to celebrate achievements

Make time to celebrate achievements. Last night, Rio and many of the athletes who participated in this year’s Olympics took...

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August 15, 2016

Getting into school mode for back-to-school

Ready or not, it's mid-August and it's time to begin getting your child's mind re-engaged and back into school mode....

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August 8, 2016

The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat

As you watch the Summer Olympics over the course of the next two weeks, there will be unlimited opportunities to...

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August 1, 2016

Hope, the Summer Olympics, and a new school year

On Friday, Rio will welcome the world to the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics. As each nation enters...

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July 25, 2016

Pokémon Go!

You've likely heard that Pokémon Go is all the craze this summer. Sure, like anything in today's world, we can...

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