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February 27, 2024

No thanks. I’m all set.

Creating systems and processes to manage and simplify tasks can sometimes feel so daunting to implement that many times students...

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February 20, 2024

Be a photo-journalist!

Used February 20, 2024 Whether it’s school vacation where you are, or vacation is coming soon, here’s a fun way...

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February 13, 2024

It’s all about the love

With Valentine’s Day tomorrow, let’s talk about the things we love. Our kids hear enough about the things they’re not...

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February 6, 2024

Failure *is* an option. Just ask MJ, J.K., and Walt

No one likes to fail. Failure brings with it an array of emotions that can leave us feeling less than...

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January 30, 2024

When agendas clash (yours and your child’s)

Homework time can often turn into a battle of wits that leads to frustration and frayed nerves. Your agenda clashes...

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January 23, 2024

When the student becomes the teacher

When it comes to truly understanding and synthesizing information, being able to teach it to someone else is a great...

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January 16, 2024

Executive function and the GOAT

Love them or hate them, under the guidance of Head Coach Bill Belichick, the New England Patriots achieved unprecedented success...

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January 9, 2024

Pomodoro isn’t just for pasta!

The Pomodoro Technique, named after the tomato-shaped kitchen timer Francesco Cirillo used to manage his academic work at university, is...

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January 2, 2024

Moving on from carrots and sticks

Even with the best of intentions to kick off 2024 with renewed energy and commitment, it's a difficult time of...

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December 26, 2023

Ted Lasso, Peleton, Die Hard, and the 1980’s

This week we’re sharing a few Tips from 2023 that we hope can help frame the new year for you...

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December 19, 2023

The tortoise wins again!

It seems counterintuitive to most students, but rushing through work just to get it done often creates more work and...

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December 12, 2023

Double down on doubling up!

If you’ve ever wondered how your child can spend hours on homework but get very little done, you’re not alone....

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