Blog Posts

April 9, 2024

My teacher didn’t tell me it was due!

In last Saturday’s Women’s Final Four a foul was called in the final 5 seconds of the game that left...

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April 2, 2024

Only 10 minutes a day

Spring always feels like a sprint. Though the school year is technically winding down, it doesn’t feel that way. Projects,...

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April 1, 2024

The Increasing Significance of Executive Functioning Skills in Today’s Fast-Paced World

By Emma Michiels, Instructor In our rapidly evolving, digitally connected world, the demands on our cognitive abilities have never been...

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March 26, 2024

Get out the map

Many students approach their homework in a haphazard way with the goal of getting through it as quickly as possible....

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March 19, 2024

A question that can move mountains

When your child is feeling overwhelmed, procrastinating, or telling you they “can’t do it,” ask them this one simple question:...

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March 15, 2024

Memorization with less frustration

By Lisa Viazzoli, Instructor For some people, memorizing a fact happens like magic. They see a country on a map,...

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March 12, 2024

Hear my voice

Self-advocacy, the ability to communicate one’s needs and preferences, is not an innate skill. It’s a learned skill that often...

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March 5, 2024

The secret beneath the surface

Icebergs have two parts: the majestic and awe-inspiring visible part of the iceberg that rises above the water, and the...

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February 27, 2024

Self-Monitoring and Self-Reflection: Reviewing Graded Work

By Jess Holman, Instructor Out of sight, out of mind. That’s how it often goes with student work. Once a...

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February 27, 2024

No thanks. I’m all set.

Creating systems and processes to manage and simplify tasks can sometimes feel so daunting to implement that many times students...

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February 20, 2024

Be a photo-journalist!

Used February 20, 2024 Whether it’s school vacation where you are, or vacation is coming soon, here’s a fun way...

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February 13, 2024

It’s all about the love

With Valentine’s Day tomorrow, let’s talk about the things we love. Our kids hear enough about the things they’re not...

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