Blog Posts

January 18, 2021

Honoring Dr. MLK: Keep the conversation going

To honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., let's keep the conversation going and the momentum moving forward.    “There comes a...

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January 11, 2021

Student Motivation: Reframing our Thinking

It's a difficult time of year for students to conjure motivation. They’re just back to school after a long break...

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January 4, 2021

In search of the best planner on the market

If your child hasn’t been using their school planner effectively this year, the fresh-start of the new year makes this...

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December 28, 2020


With the promise of hope and renewal on the horizon, we wish you a healthy, happy, and fulfilling 2021.  (Photo...

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December 21, 2020

A picture paints a thousand words

Use visuals to increase engagement and foster a deeper understanding. Whether it’s for supporting a daily routine for your elementary...

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December 14, 2020

Relying on memory is risky business

Encourage your student not to hold in their mind what paper or an electronic device can hold for them. With...

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December 7, 2020

Watering the leaves misses the point

If your plant is wilting and losing leaves, how do you help it? It doesn’t require a green-thumb to know...

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November 30, 2020


For many students, the internet, in all its vastness, is an enticing, never-ending rabbit hole that’s difficult to avoid, and...

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November 23, 2020

Celebrating 10 Years: Thank You for Being Part of Our Village

On November 11, Engaging Minds celebrated the 10th anniversary of our first executive function coaching session. As it is said,...

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November 16, 2020

Share Important Insights With Your Child’s Teacher

Parent-teacher conferences are on the horizon. Here are two quick tips to help get the most out of your time...

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November 9, 2020

Restate the Directions in Your Own Words

A great way to ensure your child understands what they’re being tasked to do with an assignment (especially those with...

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November 2, 2020

When Homework is Complete

What’s more frustrating for your child than having done their homework but not getting credit for it? A simple rule...

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