Month: April 2020

The Adolescent Brain: an opportunity for growth

Not long ago, researchers believed that the only time of increased brain plasticity was between infancy and early childhood. However, we now know that the second period of brain plasticity occurs during adolescence as puberty begins, which means the brain is becoming more efficient and adaptable in preparation for adulthood. With a rapid change in …

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What COVID-19 Means for Students with Learning Differences

As school closures and schedule interruptions continue due to COVID-19, it is essential that we teach students how to adapt. Students are under high stress at the moment. They must rise to meet the new challenges of virtual school while seeing their social and extracurricular activities curtail. However, after working with middle and high school …

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Cognitive Flexibility: the key to student success

In this time of uncertainty, flexibility is crucial. Parents, educators, and students alike must adapt to a dynamic learning landscape. Many students, especially those with learning differences, struggle with flexible thinking. To improve this, parents and educators mustfind creative ways to inspire flexibility. The analogy I use to explain this to students is a construction …

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

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