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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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July 18, 2016

How to get your child reading this summer

There’s a lot to be gained by having your child read for 20 minutes each night this summer. Most importantly,...

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July 11, 2016

Practice planning and organizing this summer

A great way to practice advance planning and organization this summer is to have your child pack her camp bag...

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July 4, 2016

“Life moves pretty fast…”

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” —...

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June 27, 2016

Productive, fun way to practice writing

Hand-written letter writing is fast becoming a lost art. Yet, writing letters is an excellent way to reinforce writing skills...

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June 20, 2016

Maintain a routine during the summer

Most children (and adults) function better and are more productive within a regular routine and schedule. Routines provide structure to...

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June 13, 2016

Self-monitoring: Write your future self a letter

Before school is out for summer, ask your child to write a letter to her next-year-self that she can open...

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June 6, 2016

“Stop and reflect” to aid reading comprehension

To aid in comprehension and to help maintain focus while reading, teach your child how to “stop and reflect.” After...

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May 30, 2016

The summer “brain drain” is real, but avoidable

Memorial Day is a day to remember and honor those who gave their lives in service to our country. It...

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May 23, 2016

Comorbidity: Understand the *whole* child

The term “comorbidity” refers to the simultaneous presence of two “conditions” in a person. For students, this could mean that...

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May 16, 2016

Getting “unstuck”

When your child gets stuck, the quickest and easiest way to help her get “unstuck” is to dig into the...

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May 9, 2016

Let your child make mistakes

“Your best teacher is your last mistake.” Unknown As parents, teachers and tutors, one of the hardest things we have...

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