Blog Posts

September 22, 2014

Make a habit of checking teacher websites during homework time

Many teachers have class websites, Twitter accounts, and online message boards where they post nightly homework and long-term assignments. Make...

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September 15, 2014

Benefits of BTS nights and parent-teacher conferences

A great way to get a handle on what’s going on in your child’s academic life is to attend back-to-school...

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September 8, 2014

Ask specific questions, get specific responses

If getting good data from your child about her day at school is challenging, consider the way you’re framing the...

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September 1, 2014

There are many ways to stay organized!

There are many ways to stay organized. Take some time to determine with your child what will work best for...

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August 25, 2014

Preview schedules to support executive function

To help with flexibility and transitions, as well as planning and time management, take a few minutes to review your...

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August 18, 2014

Set specific, attainable goals to start the year

Now is a great time to set goals with your child for the upcoming school year. Guide your child to...

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August 11, 2014

Make a plan to finish up summer work

With the school year inching closer, it’s time to make sure your child has a plan to finish up any...

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August 4, 2014

Stay ahead: explore academic support options now!

It’s August and for some, that’s back-to-school month! If you had any concerns about how your child finished out the...

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July 28, 2014

Back-to-school shopping and executive function

Ready or not, the back-to-school ads have already begun. There are sales on school supplies everywhere. Choose to embrace it...

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July 21, 2014

Writing and executive function

A fun way to engage your child in some summer writing is to encourage her to become a summer vacation...

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July 14, 2014

Taking the first step with summer reading

If your child is reluctant to get started with her summer reading, she may struggle with “task initiation”. If the...

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July 7, 2014

Practice being flexible

This past weekend, Hurricane Arthur forced many of us to practice an important executive function skill on the 4th of...

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