Tip of the Week

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April 01, 2019

A Mushroom Walks Into a Party...

Your children probably don’t think you’re very funny. Prove them wrong today — it’s April Fools!

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March 25, 2019

Empower Your Child by Guiding Rather Than Telling

Be a partner that guides rather than tells. Offer your child choices and let him de...

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March 18, 2019

Avoid the Long-Term Assignment Abysss

Amidst the daily blitz of nightly homework and other commitments and responsibilities, it’s easy ...

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March 11, 2019

Listen for Code Words

Listen closely for the code words your child is using. Identifying the underlying meaning will...

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March 04, 2019

Read Your Writing Backwards... And Other Editing Tips

Did you catch the mistake in the first word of last week’s Tip? Kudos if you did —  we did not...

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February 25, 2019

Pack Your School Bag the Night Before!

The typical chaos of the morning makes it really difficult for students to focus on anything more...

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February 18, 2019

Following the Right Path and Giving Your Best Effort

In honor of President’s Day: “If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep wa...

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February 11, 2019

Process or Product?

To empower your child to become an independent learner, train her focus on the process rather tha...

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February 04, 2019

"Waiting for Perfect Means Not Starting."

A perfectionist considers anything less than perfect to be a failure (and failure is not an optio...

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