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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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May 9, 2023

Boundaries + Expectations = Order

Parents and caregivers quickly learn with toddlers and grade schoolers that children need adults to set boundaries and limits. And...

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May 2, 2023

Fire prevention is the key

At this time of year it’s easy, and sometimes critical, to fall into fire-fighting mode to ensure your child reaches...

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April 25, 2023

Mantras for positive thinking

“I can. I am. I will. I do.”  Christine D’Ercole  Mantras are positive words or phrases that can help increase...

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April 18, 2023

Flip the script: benefits over consequences

It’s often difficult to get children to finish tasks like homework or chores. Sometimes, students can’t see the benefit of...

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April 11, 2023

The internet can be tamed

For many students (and adults), the internet can be an enticing, never-ending rabbit hole that’s difficult to avoid and then...

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April 4, 2023

The view from the next tee

In golf, what happened on the previous hole doesn’t matter on the next tee. Whether it was a birdie (1...

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March 28, 2023

Do you have a crammer in your house? 

Cramming for a test the night before is an ineffective way to study. Deep down, students know this, and yet...

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March 27, 2023

Why Spaced Study is Far More Effective than Cramming

By Janzen Harding, Instructor It’s okay, I don’t have to study until Thursday, the test is Friday. I’ll just cram...

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