Student Success: The Power of Planning

Study Skills

Have you ever witnessed your adolescent child do something in a manner that utterly confused you?  Something done in such a perplexing way that you asked, “why did you do that.”  Did your child answer with, “I don’t know?”  Well, they’re probably telling the truth.  This is because adolescents lack the fundamental executive functioning skill … Read More

The Coronavirus Effect: Kids’ Quotes

Study Skills

The New York Times– We asked students, from kindergarten to 12th grade, what it’s like to learn from home. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words — and drawings. Kids are getting more bored by the day. We wish we could go back to school to see our friends. But some of … Read More

Distance Learning Reveals Study Skills Deficiencies

Adolescence, Study Skills

By now, you’ve probably heard someone talk about the good that will come from our current situation; whether it be stronger family bonds, an appreciation for what is really important in life, or pollutant relief for the environment.  When looking back on bad situations, humans are often left with two questions to answer: How prepared … Read More

Interview With a Teacher: Distance Learning During Coronavirus Pandemic

Adolescence

Schools are closed across the country and our education system has shifted to distance learning, for the foreseeable future. This is quite a seismic shift in the education world. Most people rushed to internet search engines looking for information and advice regarding distance learning. After a couple weeks of distance learning, most information online talks … Read More

The Responsibility of Learning

Adolescence, Study Skills

Should teachers or students be responsible for learning? This is a question that is seemingly easy to answer but very difficult to put into play. If you ask any teacher, they will say that they need to develop out of this world lessons that reach every student in their classroom, but the students must also … Read More

Time to Check in With Your Child

Adolescence, Study Skills

Have you ever heard the term “pivotal point”?  Well, this is your captain speaking, we have arrived at our destination.  Right now is a pivotal point in the school year for students.  The word pivotal is defined as, “of critical importance in relation to the development or success of something else”.  We all hope for … Read More

ADHD Home Therapy

Study Skills

Parents of children that suffer from ADHD often feel lost.  You are experiencing an ongoing struggle to find answers to understand what is going on with your child.  It is heartbreaking to witness your child struggling with impulse control, attentiveness, planning, and organizing.  Most of all, it is heartbreaking to see your child struggling in … Read More