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August 18, 2014

Set specific, attainable goals to start the year

Now is a great time to set goals with your child for the upcoming school year. Guide your child to...

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August 11, 2014

Make a plan to finish up summer work

With the school year inching closer, it’s time to make sure your child has a plan to finish up any...

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August 4, 2014

Stay ahead: explore academic support options now!

It’s August and for some, that’s back-to-school month! If you had any concerns about how your child finished out the...

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July 28, 2014

Back-to-school shopping and executive function

Ready or not, the back-to-school ads have already begun. There are sales on school supplies everywhere. Choose to embrace it...

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July 21, 2014

Writing and executive function

A fun way to engage your child in some summer writing is to encourage her to become a summer vacation...

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July 14, 2014

Taking the first step with summer reading

If your child is reluctant to get started with her summer reading, she may struggle with “task initiation”. If the...

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July 7, 2014

Practice being flexible

This past weekend, Hurricane Arthur forced many of us to practice an important executive function skill on the 4th of...

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June 30, 2014

A great time to take a break!

Everyone needs a break (parents too!) and this week provides a wonderful opportunity to do that. This year, with the...

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June 23, 2014

Avoid the “summer slide”

The only “summer slide” your kids experience this summer should be at the pool or at the playground! Research has...

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June 16, 2014

Packing for trips strengthens executive function skills

Use packing for overnight camp or a family vacation as an opportunity to practice and strengthen executive function skills with...

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June 9, 2014

Set the stage for test success

Set the stage for test success. Before your child takes a big test (be it a final exam, the MCAS,...

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June 2, 2014

Use a K-W-L chart for smarter studying

As your child prepares for end-of-year assessments, teach her how to employ a K-W-L chart for studying. As she goes...

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