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10 Summer Survival Tips for Kids and Parents

10 Summer Survival Tips for Kids and Parents Summer Slide is REAL. Research says kids experience an average of more than 2 months learning loss in reading and writing skills and 3 months loss in math skills during a typical summer. This year has not been a typical school year. Add the turmoil of the Covid-19 school closures and your kids Read more about 10 Summer Survival Tips for Kids and Parents[…]

Phrases to Calm an Anxious Child

12 Powerful Phrases to Calm an Anxious Child

12 Powerful Phrases to Calm an Anxious Child This is some helpful advice from Renee Jain, MAPP. Her article is entitled “12 Phrases to calm an Anxious Child”. Jain Advises Parents To Help A Child Understand, Accept And Deal With Anxiety. This Is An Essential Life Skill, Since None Of Us Can Evade Anxiety Or Read more about 12 Powerful Phrases to Calm an Anxious Child[…]

effective ways to help a child struggling with reading

Are there any truly effective ways to help a child struggling with reading?

Are there effective ways to help a child struggling with reading? Yes, we can truly help children and adults to read, to comprehend, and to be able to spell words utilizing a system of precise assessment to identify the problem and prescribe a plan of care that targets the area to be treated that will Read more about Are there any truly effective ways to help a child struggling with reading?[…]

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How to Nurture Executive Function in Every Grade

How to Nurture Executive Function in Every Grade What does executive function look like? When I taught English to middle school students, I learned what executive function looked like firsthand. Sasha was the model student. She followed instructions after hearing them once. She concentrated on her work without being distracted by the girls giggling next Read more about How to Nurture Executive Function in Every Grade[…]

7 Good Study Habits to Help Your Child Succeed Academically

7 Good Study Habits to Help Your Child Succeed in School Parents have an enormous influence on how a child tackles the challenges of school, studying and homework. The most important gift a parent can offer their students is involvement. The child will project confidence if he or she feels the parents are rooting for Read more about 7 Good Study Habits to Help Your Child Succeed Academically[…]

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How can Students Get Control Over Distractions

How can Students Get Control Over Distractions Without intervention, attention problems, with or without an official ADD diagnosis, continue into adulthood with huge negative consequences in all aspects of life. The good news is there are research proven approaches that develop necessary control over the focus of attention required in school, work, home and community. Read more about How can Students Get Control Over Distractions[…]

Are weak cognitive skills making life harder than it needs to be?

Are weak cognitive skills making life harder than it needs to be? This free survey is based on observations of behavior, so you can take it for yourself, for your child, or for anyone you know well. Rate the following behaviors by how often you think they occur, compared to how often you think they Read more about Are weak cognitive skills making life harder than it needs to be?[…]

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