Blog Posts

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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November 14, 2023

Kids are BUSY!

Students today are busy! Figuring out how to fit everything in is a real challenge. Creating an after-school schedule can...

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November 7, 2023

Embracing Imperfection: Growth Mindset and Executive Function Skills are Key to  Managing Perfectionism

By Emma Michiels, Instructor In the pursuit of academic excellence, many students find themselves grappling with the pressures of perfectionism....

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November 7, 2023

Lean into resilience

In a recent blog post, best-selling author Seth Godin wrote of expectations:       When we raise our expectations for a student,...

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October 31, 2023

5 minutes? 2 hours? You have no idea!

“It’s only going to take me 5 minutes.” And 30 minutes later, frustration sets in because it’s taking longer than...

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