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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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April 29, 2013

Tools for footnotes

Remember what a hassle it was to create bibliographies or insert footnotes into research papers? Well, that is pretty much...

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April 22, 2013

Catch errors by reading aloud

One of the best ways for your child to edit her papers is by reading them aloud. When she has...

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April 15, 2013

Exercise boosts brainpower!

Exercise boosts brainpower! If your child doesn’t seem to be able to focus on her work or is really struggling...

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April 8, 2013

Enrich classroom learning while on vacation

School vacations (for many, next week!) are a great opportunity to enrich your child’s classroom learning. You don't need to...

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April 1, 2013

A tax-related tip

As a good math exercise, have your child prepare your taxes for you. Just kidding — April Fools! Here’s a...

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March 25, 2013

For best results, build in a break!

Know when to give your child a break. Children with executive function challenges often have to apply a great deal...

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March 18, 2013

How to use everyday activities to strengthen EF skills

Use everyday activities to enhance your child’s learning and strengthen his executive function skills. Cooking and baking are wonderful, real-world...

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March 11, 2013

Use a timer as a study aid

Use a timer to help set reasonable limits for completing a task. For example, tell your child that she has...

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March 4, 2013

Be flexible!

Be flexible. If something doesn’t seem to be working, make a change. For example, if your child is consistently forgetting...

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