Blog Posts

April 5, 2021

By giving your child a choice, you’re giving them a voice

When approaching schoolwork with your child, consider guiding rather than telling. Empowered students, students with choice, feel engaged in their...

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March 29, 2021

Tips for a smooth transition back to school

Spring is here, the vaccine is rolling out in earnest, and elementary schools in MA are reopening, with middle schools...

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March 22, 2021

Resources: Supporting the AAPI community

Hate crimes against Asian and Asian Americans have been on the rise for a long time, and the recent mass...

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March 17, 2021

Small successes yield big results

Start small. Some tasks, like organizing one’s binders and backpack, can feel daunting to students. To help your child get...

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March 8, 2021

Kids: the superheroes of the pandemic

This week marks one year since schools across the country closed for in-person learning due to Covid. Over the last...

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March 1, 2021

Don’t throw 10 balls at once

Whether it’s procrastination, disorganization, an inability to effectively track and submit homework, or any other academic challenge your child may...

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February 22, 2021

Exercise boosts brainpower!

Exercise boosts brain power. Beyond the numerous benefits of a healthy body, studies have shown that physical activity in children...

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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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