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May 9, 2022

More reliable than memory

Don’t hold in mind what paper or a device can hold for you. Write out the steps for solving math...

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May 2, 2022

It’s not as easy as it seems

Encourage your child to ask lots of questions. Asking questions unlocks opportunities for learning and is a skill students should...

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April 25, 2022

Slow down!

If your child is rushing through homework, try instituting a homework hour (or hours depending on the age of your...

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April 18, 2022

Be the tortoise

The Boston Marathon is finally back on Patriot’s Day here in MA. Every running of the marathon is a reminder...

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April 11, 2022

Preparing for an exam

Last week we discussed gathering all the resources your child needs prior to sitting down to study. Once the resources...

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April 4, 2022

Gather, organize and create order

Gather and organize resources before digging into studying for an exam. Start with the online portal to check for a...

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March 28, 2022

“Go finish your homework” won’t get it done

“Go finish your homework.” For a student who struggles with executive function, this is a difficult direction to complete. It’s...

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March 21, 2022

Schedule time to organize

Cluttered life, cluttered mind.  Being organized is being in control.  If your child struggles to keep their backpack and binders...

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March 14, 2022

Start at the finish

Used March 14, 2022 Begin with the end in mind. Before beginning a task, help your child articulate or visualize...

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March 7, 2022

Are you among the 9% or 91%?

We’re nine weeks into 2022 and if you’re among the 9% of people who are still following through on your...

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February 28, 2022

For a calmer start to the day

The typical chaos of the morning makes it really difficult for students to focus on anything more than just getting...

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February 21, 2022

On Presidents’ Day

"Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is...

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