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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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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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