Blog Posts

September 12, 2016

Practice flexibility

When it’s clear that a particular strategy is not working well, rather than doubling down and hoping for the best,...

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September 5, 2016

Create a dedicated homework folder

Students who struggle to find or turn in their homework need a system to stay organized and support their hard...

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August 29, 2016

Excited or nervous for back-to-school?

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 22, 2016

Make time to celebrate achievements

Make time to celebrate achievements. Last night, Rio and many of the athletes who participated in this year’s Olympics took...

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August 15, 2016

Getting into school mode for back-to-school

Ready or not, it's mid-August and it's time to begin getting your child's mind re-engaged and back into school mode....

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August 14, 2016

Executive Function Lessons from the Rio Olympic Games

Many students ask whether or not the skills they learn in the classroom will actually support them in their future lives or...

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August 8, 2016

The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat

As you watch the Summer Olympics over the course of the next two weeks, there will be unlimited opportunities to...

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August 1, 2016

Hope, the Summer Olympics, and a new school year

On Friday, Rio will welcome the world to the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics. As each nation enters...

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July 30, 2016

Five Creative Ways to Use Your Summer Tutoring Sessions

Students who see a tutor during their academic year always have something to work on. Homework, tests, quizzes, and extracurriculars...

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July 25, 2016

Pokémon Go!

You've likely heard that Pokémon Go is all the craze this summer. Sure, like anything in today's world, we can...

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July 18, 2016

How to get your child reading this summer

There’s a lot to be gained by having your child read for 20 minutes each night this summer. Most importantly,...

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July 11, 2016

Practice planning and organizing this summer

A great way to practice advance planning and organization this summer is to have your child pack her camp bag...

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