Month: October 2021

Boosting Creativity and Executive Function on Vacation

As the world slowly returns to normal, many families are eager to travel after eighteen months of COVID complications. Vacations and family trips are a great way to relieve stress and reconnect, but they also provide a unique opportunity to improve a student’s executive functioning skills. Many families see executive functioning skills like organization, time …

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Summer Reading Tips for Kids Who Don’t Love to Read

Parents and students alike often dread the mere mention of summer reading. For students, the topic is but a painful reminder of the inevitable return to school in August. Summer reading reminds them that the hiatus from schoolwork is temporary. For parents, summer reading is almost always a fight. However, summer reading doesn’t have to …

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The Changing Landscape of College Admissions

Although the classroom COVID-19 policies are lessening, the long-term effects are just now coming to the surface. Along with rampant learning loss, the world of college admissions has been turned on its head. Changes in standardized test requirements, COVID-19 driven transcript omissions, and modified interview formats have made college admissions even more perplexing than the …

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