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July 22, 2013

Fun games to practice execution function skills

Rainy summer day? Great! Round up the kids and the board games and make it a game day! There are...

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July 15, 2013

Real-world opportunities to practice executive function skills

The summer provides many real-world opportunities to strengthen executive function skills. One of the best and most fun ways is...

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July 8, 2013

Create a calendar for summer work

If your child hasn’t already done so, make sure he has a definite plan about how to accomplish any work...

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July 1, 2013

It’s important 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 24, 2013

Use everyday activities to strengthen mental math skills

You can help your child hone his estimating and mental math skills by bringing him grocery shopping with you and...

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June 17, 2013

Acknowledge accomplishments and build self-esteem

As school comes to a close, teachers often send home older work that they have been keeping (particularly in classrooms...

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June 10, 2013

Start a summer reading book club!

Start a two-person (or whole family) book club with your child or children! It's a great way to encourage summer...

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June 3, 2013

Finish the year on a positive note

With the arrival of June, students are beginning to get antsy to get outside and dive into summer. However, there's...

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May 27, 2013

Preparing for final exams

With final exams and end-of-year assessments fast approaching, there's no time like the present to begin preparing (before the pressures...

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May 20, 2013

Handing in assignments on time

An assignment isn't truly finished until it's handed in. With final papers and projects due soon, help your child cover...

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May 13, 2013

Set specific, measurable goals

When you are working with your child on completing a task, set very specific, measurable goals that focus on skill...

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May 6, 2013

Stress management techniques!

Many students experience a great deal of anxiety around test taking, be it annual standardized testing, final exams or even...

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