Blog Posts

June 14, 2021

When it’s time to change, you’ve got to rearrange…

Transitions are difficult for many students, and this time of year triggers a shift in routine and activities. Many students...

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June 7, 2021

Wait!

The sun is shining. Summer plans are in the making. But wait! Before you close the door on this school...

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May 31, 2021

Wishing you a meaningful Memorial Day

Today we pause to honor those who gave their lives in service to our country. We honor their service and selflessness...

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May 24, 2021

When Covid meets the Summer Slide

The educational impact Covid has had on student learning this past year is unlikely to be known for some time....

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May 17, 2021

It’s as simple as ABC

“Winging it” or “hoping for the best” aren’t great strategies for studying! Instead, we suggest employing the ABC’s of Creating...

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May 10, 2021

A goldmine for the taking

With previously graded papers and exams in hand, your child has direct feedback from their teachers as to how to...

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May 3, 2021

There are 25 more letters in the alphabet

There are many ways to accomplish a task and when your child’s chosen way isn’t working, model flexible thinking and...

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April 26, 2021

Make the homestretch less stressful

With spring break behind us, we’re heading into the homestretch of the school year. End-of-year projects, papers and exams are...

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April 19, 2021

Marathon Monday highlights

Today is Patriots Day in Massachusetts, the day the Boston Marathon is traditionally run. For the second year in a...

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April 12, 2021

Fostering academic independence: I do, We do, You do

Help your child become more independent with their schoolwork by employing an “I do, We do, You do” approach.  I...

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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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