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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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July 13, 2015

Summer is a great time to explore

Use this summer to explore new ideas or to take on projects that wouldn’t normally fit into your child’s busy...

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July 6, 2015

World Cup soccer and executive function

Last night’s Women’s World Cup victory for the United States was inspirational. These talented women set a goal many months...

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June 29, 2015

July 4: Time for relaxation, exploration, and rejuventation!

More and more often, students’ summer vacations are just as busy as their academic year. Their weeks are packed with...

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June 22, 2015

Practice executive function skills via summer planning

This week, many students are finishing another year of school and looking ahead to their summer plans. With excitement in...

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June 15, 2015

The benefits of “books on tape”

For some students, reading text on a page is effortful and time-consuming. Going back and forth between the book and...

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June 15, 2015

How to talk to your child about summer executive function coaching

As the summer approaches, children of all ages are ready to trade in their routine and responsibilities for some carefree...

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June 12, 2015

Engaging Minds workshops to beat the “summer slide”

Most children want nothing to do with academics over the summer. In spite of parent’s best strategies, planning, and intentions,...

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June 8, 2015

To regain “control”, generate a list

At the end of the school year, it can sometimes feel like there are a gazillion and one things to...

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June 3, 2015

More ways to keep your children engaged as summer approaches

Let’s face it: When the weather gets warmer, the days get longer, and the final days of school dwindle, your...

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