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August 8, 2022

Identify specific actions to create change

Every student (and parent) heads back into the new school year with renewed optimism. Summer tends to blur the memories...

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August 1, 2022

Graphic novels get a bad rap

Graphic novels sometimes get a bad rap. Some people don’t view them as real literature, and detractors worry that their students...

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July 25, 2022

Rainy day? Play these classic games to practice EF 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 18, 2022

Reduce visual clutter by closing your tabs

Many students keep multiple (10, 20, 30, 40+) tabs open in their browser at any one time to ensure they...

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July 11, 2022

If they could, they would

If you find yourself thinking "My child is ‘x’ years old, they should be able to do this by now,"...

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June 27, 2022

Choice = Voice

Choice is empowering. When a student makes the decision about how they are going to approach a certain task or...

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June 20, 2022

Freedom Day

Juneteenth is a holiday commemorating the emancipation of those who had been enslaved in the United States. It started in...

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June 13, 2022

Before putting a bow on the school year…

Before putting a bow on the school year, reach out to your child’s teacher or guidance counselor to identify academic...

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June 6, 2022

Strong to the finish

Students can hear the lazy days of summer calling. But before we let them close the door on this school...

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May 30, 2022

Wishing you a meaningful Memorial Day

"We owe you our thanks.  We owe you our respect.  We owe you our freedom."           ...

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May 23, 2022

Next on your to-do list

This weekend, with temperatures reaching into the upper 90’s in Greater Boston, it felt like the dog days of summer....

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May 16, 2022

Lights out!

Research shows:  Children 6-13 years old require 9-11 hours of sleep each night.  Teens 14-17 years old require 8-10 hours...

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