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September 23, 2013

Checklists are your friends!

Checklists are your friends! Help your child create checklists for what he has to do before he leaves for school...

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September 16, 2013

Parents: be involved as best you can

Want to be more involved in your child’s school life but can’t commit to being in his classroom to help...

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September 9, 2013

Use teachers’ web pages to your advantage!

Do your child’s teachers have web pages? If so, make checking them a regular part of both your routine and...

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September 2, 2013

Open lines of communication with your child

Use the car ride from home to school and back (or to and from Engaging Minds) to catch up with...

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August 26, 2013

Have a place for everything and everything in its place

Start the new school year with sound organizational habits. Have a place for everything and everything in its place. When...

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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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