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July 30, 2013

Optimism Often Leads to Success

You might not want to mention this fact to your kids, but summer is essentially over. On the one hand,...

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July 29, 2013

The “mental math” game

If you’re traveling with the kids this summer, here’s a fun activity for the car or airplane that will help...

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July 22, 2013

Fun games to practice execution function skills

Rainy summer day? Great! Round up the kids and the board games and make it a game day! There are...

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July 17, 2013

Learning From Mistakes

Children constantly compare themselves to their peers and siblings. No matter how much teachers may discourage the “Whadyagets” and parents...

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July 15, 2013

Real-world opportunities to practice executive function skills

The summer provides many real-world opportunities to strengthen executive function skills. One of the best and most fun ways is...

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July 8, 2013

Create a calendar for summer work

If your child hasn’t already done so, make sure he has a definite plan about how to accomplish any work...

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July 1, 2013

It’s important to take a break!

Everyone needs a break (parents too!) and this week provides a wonderful opportunity to do that. This year, with the...

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June 24, 2013

Use everyday activities to strengthen mental math skills

You can help your child hone his estimating and mental math skills by bringing him grocery shopping with you and...

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June 20, 2013

Does My Child Need a Tutor?

It may seem counterintuitive to be reading a blog examining the value of tutoring on a website for a tutoring center. However,...

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June 17, 2013

Acknowledge accomplishments and build self-esteem

As school comes to a close, teachers often send home older work that they have been keeping (particularly in classrooms...

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June 13, 2013

Guest Post: Tips for a Successful (Educational) Summer

With the arrival of the end of the school year, students’ schedules and routines are changing. Summertime often means a...

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June 10, 2013

Start a summer reading book club!

Start a two-person (or whole family) book club with your child or children! It's a great way to encourage summer...

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