Blog Posts

April 23, 2018

Overwhelmed? Create a checklist

When your child is overwhelmed, help her create a checklist of all the things she needs to do to help...

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April 16, 2018

When things don’t go as planned

Today’s marathoners likely love the mild temperature, yet it’s unlikely they love all the rain. It’s no fun running wet...

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April 13, 2018

Two Things to Do to Improve Executive Function Skills

New weekly planner? Check. Clean homework space? Check. How else can parents help their children to improve their executive functioning?...

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April 9, 2018

I think I can, I think I can

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.”- Henry Ford

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April 2, 2018

Help identify a starting point

When your child is overwhelmed and his school work feels beyond his control, often the easiest and least stressful in-the-moment...

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March 26, 2018

A solution to a sea of yellow highlights

Many students have a hard time identifying the most important information in a particular text. So when it comes to...

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March 19, 2018

“Failing to plan is planning to fail.”

"Failing to plan is planning to fail." - John Wooden, legendary UCLA men's basketball coach On Friday night, the University...

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March 13, 2018

Executive Function Skills Help Students Outside the Classroom

Many parents can identify how doing well in school or joining a sports team can positively impact their children as...

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March 12, 2018

Memory is not a homework tracker

No matter how strong your child’s memory is, she should not rely on her memory alone to track and manage...

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March 5, 2018

Flip the script

It’s often hard to get children to finish tasks like homework or chores. Sometimes, students can’t see the benefit of...

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February 26, 2018

Dictionaries, Siri and Alexa

Many times, students can infer the meaning of a difficult word by using the text around it as a clue....

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February 20, 2018

Meet Dan Levine of Engaging Minds in Newton and Natick

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