Blog Posts

November 5, 2018

Unplug Earlier and Sleep Will Follow

According to data from the Centers for Disease Control, 41 million Americans get less than six hours of sleep per...

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October 29, 2018

A Simple Way to Model Planning and Time Management

To help your child practice planning and time management, post a family calendar in a well-trafficked location in your home....

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October 22, 2018

A Proactive Approach to Parent/Teacher Conferences

Head into your parent/teacher conference with a purpose. Yes, conferences are a great way to get to know your child’s...

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October 15, 2018

The Importance of Self-Reflection

Many successful people make time for self-reflection. It’s a good habit for students to engage in, too. Weekly self-reflection allows...

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October 8, 2018

Avoid the Bad Habit Abyss!

This is around the time of year when bad habits start creeping back into a student’s daily routine. Stop those...

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October 1, 2018

A Compromise for the Resistant Annotator

Here’s a plug for Post-It Note flags. Though there are countless reasons why annotating a text is helpful to students,...

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September 24, 2018

Create a Nightly Homework Agenda

Most students do their homework in random order and without a plan. Teach your child how to create an agenda...

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September 17, 2018

Identify Your Child’s Best Approach (Not Yours!)

Model flexibility. While it’s natural to believe that your way of approaching tasks should also work for your child, keep...

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September 10, 2018

The Keys to the Future

“Useful modern education is not the work of rote.” -Seth Godin Today, success in school and out in the real...

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September 3, 2018

Excited or Uneasy About the New School Year?

As we begin the new school year, some students are excited to get back to school, while others are a...

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August 27, 2018

Organization 101: Identify A Place For Everything

Start the new school year with sound organizational habits. When your child arrives home from school, have her put her...

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August 20, 2018

Getting Ready to Go Back to School

For many students, this is the last week of summer vacation. It’s certainly important to let your child soak it...

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