Blog Posts

February 15, 2021

It’s what happens next that matters most

Whenever your child hits a bump in the road, remind them it’s what happens next that matters most. Keep plugging. ...

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February 8, 2021

There is rarely such a thing as an overnight success

There is rarely such a thing as an overnight success. Success happens when you put in the work.  It’s hard...

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February 1, 2021

Keeping tabs on tabs

Many students are keeping multiple (10, 20, 30, 40+) tabs open in their browser at any one time to ensure...

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January 25, 2021

Confirm, listen, and see

Before a student is able to put a bow on the final version of a paper, it’s critical they give...

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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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