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August 19, 2013

Make a plan to finish up summer reading

The summer is coming to a close and many students have summer reading and writing to finish up. As we...

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August 12, 2013

Thoughtfully plan your school supplies list

Figuring out with your child the school supplies he will need for the upcoming school year is a great opportunity...

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August 5, 2013

Make a “preview” visit to your new school

If your child is going to be starting at a new school, make a preview visit to the school in...

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July 29, 2013

The “mental math” game

If you’re traveling with the kids this summer, here’s a fun activity for the car or airplane that will help...

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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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