Blog Posts

January 27, 2016

Overtired? How caffeine and sleep deprivation interfere with learning

Stressed-out teens often turn to caffeine or the occasional all-nighter to achieve an extra boost or accomplish their goals.

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January 25, 2016

Parents: Trust your instincts

Trust your instincts. If you see your child beginning to falter in school, don’t hesitate. Most students don’t know how...

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January 18, 2016

Homework doesn’t have to be a struggle every night!

Homework doesn’t have to be a struggle every night! There are many reasons why students struggle to get homework done....

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January 14, 2016

Eight tips for an awesome second semester!

In the second and third weeks of January, many students resist the transition back to school with all their might,...

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January 11, 2016

Regain control over overwhelming assignments

Big assignments and projects can be daunting, especially if the student feels he’s got to do it all at once...

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January 5, 2016

Breaking News: The Teen Stress Epidemic

In competitive western ideologies, stress is a way of life; long, tedious hours, especially in academic spheres, have become a...

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January 4, 2016

Acronyms aid memorization

Use acronyms to help remember important terms and processes. When your child has a group of terms or steps to...

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December 28, 2015

Turn New Year’s resolutions into “SMART” goals

Creating New Year’s Resolutions provides an excellent (and less-obvious-to-your-child) opportunity to map out a few goals for the second half...

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December 22, 2015

Make the most of winter break: relax, reflect, and plan ahead

Most students look forward to their winter breaks throughout the entire fall semester. Winter vacation serves as the finish line...

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December 21, 2015

Color code notes to organize ideas and information

A great way for students to organize class notes or annotations is by writing different types of notes in different...

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December 14, 2015

An alternative use of timers for homework time

Many students who work with an executive function tutor have explored the uses of timers to aid their homework schedule....

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December 10, 2015

How to stay motivated and overcome mid-year stress and exhaustion

By this time in the school year, even the most resilient students feel the pressures of mounting responsibility and fatigue....

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