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July 11, 2023

Summer (reading) Breeze

If getting your child started on summer reading assignments feels like an uphill climb in your household, you are not...

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July 11, 2023

Summer Reading Strategies to Make Required Reading a Breeze

By Emma Michiels, Instructor Summer reading assignments can sometimes feel like an intimidating task, however with the right approach and...

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July 4, 2023

“Life moves pretty fast…”

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” -...

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June 27, 2023

MOMENTUM AND MOTIVATION FOR SUMMER READING

Sometimes it’s challenging to motivate students to read! Yet, there’s a lot to be gained by having your child read...

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June 20, 2023

EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING DOESN’T STOP WHEN SUMMER STARTS

Happy Summer!  Summer presents a wealth of opportunities to strengthen executive functions skills outside of the classroom. We’ve put together...

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June 19, 2023

EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONING DOESN’T STOP WHEN SUMMER STARTS

By Amanda Gay, Instructor   Summer is upon us but that doesn’t mean executive function strategies are no longer needed. In...

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June 13, 2023

Transitioning from school mode into summer mode

Transitions are difficult for many students, and this time of year triggers a shift in routine and activities. Navigating transitions...

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June 6, 2023

Egg shells, Legos, and hot coals

Broaching a conversation about summer learning with your child can feel like walking on egg shells or Legos or hot...

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May 30, 2023

Something a little different today

Just for fun, we want to try something a little different and ask you, our readers, to help generate today’s...

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May 23, 2023

Tech tools to support executive function

By Jess Holman, Instructor Tools and Technologies to Support Executive Function Skills At Engaging Minds, we recognize that everyone needs...

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May 23, 2023

Bite-sized pieces

Help your child maintain, or in some cases regain control over their end-of-year papers, tests, and projects by breaking down...

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May 16, 2023

Next on your summer planning to-do list

By now the big pieces of summer – camps, activities, vacations and long weekends – have been organized and at...

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