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February 17, 2020

Two Questions to Ask Prior to Studying for an Exam

For best results on tests and quizzes, encourage your child to answer the following two questi...

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February 10, 2020

Focus on One Thing at a Time

When your child is struggling in school, there is a natural tendency to want to try and fix ev...

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February 03, 2020

Changing a Mind is Difficult Work

"Changing a mind is difficult work."  – Seth Godin Getting a stud...

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January 27, 2020

Help Students Meet Expectations

Your child will be far more likely to work toward and meet expectations that she has a voice i...

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January 20, 2020

Hope Needs a Partner: Action

"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous strug...

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January 13, 2020

Six Ways to Help Your Child Read More

Reading for pleasure has innumerable benefits for students. The challenge is getting students ...

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January 06, 2020

To Avoid "Blanking" During an Exam...

Create a "Knowledge List" at the beginning of an exam to aid working memory and boost confiden...

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December 30, 2019

Make This Year's Resolutions Stick

Create goals for the second semester but call them New Year's Resolutions! The key to successf...

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December 24, 2019

Change of Plans? No Problem!

During winter break something is bound to happen that will require you and your family to chan...

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December 16, 2019

Prioritize Based on a Rationale

Learning how to prioritize the order in which a student tackles his homework is a skill that s...

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December 09, 2019

Flip the Script

If you have an inflexible child who’s used to doing things in a certain order and/or has a har...

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December 02, 2019

The Power of "Yet"

Sometimes it's simply a matter of mindset in the way students view and then approach challenge...

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