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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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February 25, 2019

Pack Your School Bag the Night Before!

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 18, 2019

Following the Right Path and Giving Your Best Effort

In honor of President’s Day: “If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll...

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February 11, 2019

Process or Product?

To empower your child to become an independent learner, train her focus on the process rather than the end product....

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February 4, 2019

“Waiting for Perfect Means Not Starting.”

A perfectionist considers anything less than perfect to be a failure (and failure is not an option!). Make a mistake?...

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