Blog Posts

October 11, 2021

Indigenous People’s Day

Indigenous: adjective Referring or relating to the people who originally lived in a place, rather than people who moved there...

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October 4, 2021

A blank piece of paper

When sitting down to write, some students see a blank piece of paper or computer screen as an empty canvas...

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September 27, 2021

The simplicity of an accordion

Sometimes simplifying the process can make a world of difference, especially when strengthening executive function skills. Expanding accordion folders are...

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September 20, 2021

Create, link, bookmark, go!

In a Google doc, which is accessible from your child’s home and school devices, create a comprehensive list of links...

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September 13, 2021

Golf, healthy eating, and homework

Every school year is a reboot. It’s a chance for students to start fresh and do their very best. As...

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September 6, 2021

Move Mountains

Decades ago, hardworking Americans fought for many of the rights we take for granted today: safer working conditions, an eight-hour...

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August 30, 2021

Shifting mindset back into school mode

While much of the country is already back to school, for most students in the northeast these are the last...

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August 23, 2021

Create structure by previewing schedules

Your child’s schedule is, undoubtedly, going to be significantly different than last year’s, so take some time to review it...

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August 16, 2021

For better results and less frustration

For students who have difficulty following multi-step directions, a list of directions may sound like a complete blur and jumble...

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August 9, 2021

Hope is a powerful motivator but is it enough?

Every athlete entered the Tokyo Olympics brimming with hope and promise. Yet, as Olympic athletes know, hope is a great...

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August 2, 2021

While the world was watching

Self-advocacy, noun The action of representing oneself or one's views or interests. When Simone Biles withdrew from competition in the...

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July 26, 2021

Anxiety on both sides of the fear of failure/success equation

There are many reasons why students “don’t.” Among the myriad rationales: it’s too hard,  too overwhelming, or they don’t know...

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