Blog Posts

September 24, 2015

Preparation is the key to effective parent-teacher conferences

As you and your children embark on another school year, you’ve undoubtedly embraced many September rituals. You’ve braved new school...

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September 21, 2015

Set electronic reminders

In today's technological world, students rely on their devices for more and more daily tasks. So, why not use technology...

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September 9, 2015

The qualities and skills that all successful students share

For this week’s blog, we're taking aim at the age-old question: What are the qualities and skills that all successful...

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September 7, 2015

Lessons of Labor Day: Self-Advocacy

Labor Day provides an opportunity to teach your child about the importance of advocating for herself, her friends, and her...

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August 31, 2015

A simple way to organize homework

Some students struggle to remember what to bring to and from school, and what to complete as their homework each...

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August 24, 2015

Shifting your child’s mindset back into school mode

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

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August 17, 2015

Make a “preview” visit to a new school

Starting the year in a new school can be overwhelming, especially for a student who doesn’t embrace change easily. A...

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August 10, 2015

Establish routines

When your child thinks “summer,” she probably does not think “routine.” However, summer can be an excellent time to establish...

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August 3, 2015

School supplies and executive function

Ready or not, ads for school supplies are beginning to flood our mailboxes. Yes, it feels early, but the timing...

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July 27, 2015

Make summer writing fun by incorporating technology

Make summer writing fun by incorporating technology. If you’re traveling for vacation, urge your child to chronicle your family’s adventures...

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July 20, 2015

Summer reading blues? Task initiation strategies to help!

If getting summer reading and assignments done feels like pulling teeth in your household, you are not alone. For many...

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July 16, 2015

Setbacks breed success: Lessons from the USWNT’s World Cup victory

Every parent wants to protect their children from hurt, disappointment, and struggle. However, both scientific research and real life evidence...

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