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September 19, 2023

Curb the late nights

For many students, homework is the biggest impediment to getting to sleep at a reasonable hour. Whether it’s procrastination, poor...

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September 12, 2023

Executive Function Skills for Back-to-School

By Emma Michiels, EF Coach With the school year just ramping up, it's essential to equip your student with effective...

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September 12, 2023

Choose it and use it

Color coded folders. 1-inch binders for each class. A 3-inch binder with dividers. A separate homework folder. Accordion folders. A...

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September 5, 2023

Set homework expectations early

Set homework expectations early before your child gets into a routine that will be hard to shift. It’s far easier...

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August 29, 2023

The strategy that made all the difference

This summer we reconnected with a parent who had attended one of our free parent workshops in 2019. There, she...

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August 22, 2023

Hope is not a strategy

Hope springs eternal this time of year. Students are returning to school with new school supplies, a clean slate, and...

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August 15, 2023

School supplies to support executive function skills

Whether you’re shopping on Amazon or heading into a Staples, there are endless options of school supplies from which to...

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August 8, 2023

Same great content in a new look!

Welcome to Engaging Minds’ new-look Tip of the Week! Today we’re debuting a new design for our weekly Tip. This...

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August 7, 2023

School Supplies to Enhance Executive Function Skills

By Jess Holman, Instructor Sticky notes. Folders. A kitchen timer. You likely have basic supplies like these lying around the...

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August 1, 2023

World Cup: Build it out from the back

The US Women’s Soccer Team is aiming for its third World Cup in a row this summer. It’s an incredible...

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July 25, 2023

Reframe *your* thinking

This summer, practice flipping the script and giving up a measure of control. It may be a game-changer in your...

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July 18, 2023

Rain Rain Go Away?

It’s been a rainy summer in the northeast. While we can’t control the weather, we can choose how we want...

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