Month: March 2020

Locus of Control – Strengthening Sense of Control During Chaos

As schools close or convert to online education for the semester, there is a rise in pressure for parents and students to perform well under great change. The degree to which a student believes he or she can handle the task at hand will greatly influence educational achievements over the upcoming months. Students are now …

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Planning and Play: the keys to working from home

As seen in our other blog post about cognitive control, parents should incorporate play into a student’s daily routines. However, time at home can quickly turn unproductive if students don’t have a set routine. Using schedules and creative EF activities, parents can ensure student success at home.  Parents should use extended play prompts to increase …

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How Parents Can Improve Cognitive Control 

According to NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children, a child’s ability to concentrate on a task and demonstrate self-control is called cognitive control. Cognitive control is on a spectrum: easily distracted to able to concentrate. It may be interesting to know that the brain turns cognitive control “on” or “off” as it sees fit. Self-evaluation is …

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Academic Coaching & Tutoring for 360˚ Support for the 2020-2021 School Year

Return to School This Year with Confidence
 

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