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September 6, 2021

Move Mountains

Decades ago, hardworking Americans fought for many of the rights we take for granted today: safer working conditions, an eight-hour...

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August 30, 2021

Shifting mindset back into school mode

While much of the country is already back to school, for most students in the northeast these are the last...

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August 23, 2021

Create structure by previewing schedules

Your child’s schedule is, undoubtedly, going to be significantly different than last year’s, so take some time to review it...

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August 16, 2021

For better results and less frustration

For students who have difficulty following multi-step directions, a list of directions may sound like a complete blur and jumble...

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August 9, 2021

Hope is a powerful motivator but is it enough?

Every athlete entered the Tokyo Olympics brimming with hope and promise. Yet, as Olympic athletes know, hope is a great...

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August 2, 2021

While the world was watching

Self-advocacy, noun The action of representing oneself or one's views or interests. When Simone Biles withdrew from competition in the...

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July 26, 2021

Anxiety on both sides of the fear of failure/success equation

There are many reasons why students “don’t.” Among the myriad rationales: it’s too hard,  too overwhelming, or they don’t know...

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July 19, 2021

The “Yes Day” Roadmap

In the 2021 Netflix movie Yes Day, the kids get to plan a whirlwind day of fun and adventure for...

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July 12, 2021

Rainy day? No problem!

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 5, 2021

“Life moves pretty fast.” – Ferris Bueller

“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 28, 2021

Muscle memory: Also for academics

We typically associate “muscle memory” with activities that call on consistent, repetitive motion like a golf swing, baseball or softball...

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June 21, 2021

Turning reluctant readers into happy readers!

Is your child a reluctant reader? Summer is a great time to engage your child with reading that captivates, inspires,...

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