Blog Posts

January 10, 2023

A key to staying organized

Creating an organization system for school materials that makes sense to your child is an important step to creating order...

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January 3, 2023

Who said ‘Can’t?’ Try trying.

“This is impossible.”  “I can’t do it.”  Sometimes schoolwork can feel impossible and students believe they just can’t do it....

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December 27, 2022

2022’s Top 5 and New Year’s favorites

The new year is a natural time to take stock and reflect on where we’ve been and where we’re headed....

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December 20, 2022

The World Cup and Ted Lasso: Believe

Individual talent. Teamwork. Strategy and planning. All were on display at this year’s World Cup. If you happened to catch...

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December 13, 2022

Slow down, you move too fast

If your child rushes through assignments, it’s likely that oftentimes they’re not meeting all the requirements. To slow them down...

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December 6, 2022

Speed vs. Process

Many students feel pressure to move quickly through a test and, thus, forgo employing the key strategies they’ve been learning...

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November 29, 2022

Beware: Don’t Compare

Most runners and swimmers aren’t chasing an Olympic or world record. Most are competing against themselves to achieve their personal...

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November 27, 2022

Secrets to Successful Studying

By Adina Levitt, Instructor “But I studied!” Maybe you’ve heard your student say this after getting a test back and...

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November 22, 2022

Entering extra-long-weekend mode

It’s Tuesday of Thanksgiving week and it’s fair to say that many students, and many adults, are already in extra-long-weekend...

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November 15, 2022

Doing for vs. doing with

Coaches often remind their players that there’s no “I” in “team.” Similarly, at home you’ve got to be your child’s...

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November 8, 2022

Small wins count

Life moves pretty fast and we’ve become accustomed to, and often expect, a quick fix. While it’s reasonable to expect...

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November 1, 2022

Anything but homework!

When they’d rather be doing so many other fun things, getting started on homework is a real challenge for many...

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