Blog Posts

January 9, 2024

Time can be on your side: Gaining comfort and competence when time is a factor

By Rachel Marcus, Learning Specialist Completing timed tasks can feel daunting for many students, especially for students who struggle with...

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January 2, 2024

Moving on from carrots and sticks

Even with the best of intentions to kick off 2024 with renewed energy and commitment, it's a difficult time of...

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January 2, 2024

From overwhelmed to organized

By Jess Holman, Instructor Many students are focused on the here and now. This is developmentally appropriate as adolescents are...

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December 26, 2023

Ted Lasso, Peleton, Die Hard, and the 1980’s

This week we’re sharing a few Tips from 2023 that we hope can help frame the new year for you...

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December 19, 2023

The tortoise wins again!

It seems counterintuitive to most students, but rushing through work just to get it done often creates more work and...

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December 12, 2023

Double down on doubling up!

If you’ve ever wondered how your child can spend hours on homework but get very little done, you’re not alone....

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December 11, 2023

Keeping Your Student on Track: Tips and Tricks for When They Miss School

By Emma Michiels, Instructor It’s officially flu season, which means that at some point your child will likely be absent...

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December 5, 2023

Be a step ahead

Even on days with light or no homework, proactive students understand that there's always something they can do to set...

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December 4, 2023

How to create habits that stick

By Kaitlin White, Instructor Here’s a million dollar question: How do we build and maintain good habits (while letting go...

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November 28, 2023

To the Tick Tock You Don’t (Can’t) Stop!

TikTok and YouTube shorts have become an online retreat for many teens, tweens, and grade schoolers seeking to relax and...

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November 21, 2023

No screens, no problem!

Long weekends and holidays present a great time to practice executive function skills in a fun, meaningful way, apart from...

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November 21, 2023

Gamification to increase student engagement

By Jess Holman, Instructor Does your child spend hours in front of a gaming console? While this situation may make...

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