Evan Weinberger

The Need to be Perfect: How Perfectionism Can Hurt a Student’s Success

Perhaps the following scenario sounds familiar. A hypothetical student, Jessica, has a history of excellence in school and extracurricular activities. She shoots for the moon in her areas of interest and rarely has to be nagged to do their homework. The moment she falls behind, though, everything changes. Projects and papers are turned in late …

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Cultivating Curiousity

Helping students become capable and confident beyond the parameters of the classroom is central to our mission. To help with this mission, we often organize student development into ‘macro-skills’, delineated by aspects of our executive function curriculum or other skills core to student success. These macro-skills include organization, time management, study skills, and impression management …

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How Students Can Supercharge Their Organization

We love organization at SAOTG; that’s been made clear. Our stance on educational technology, on the other hand, is often misunderstood. Yes, we have written numerous blogs on the dangers of technology, on the dangers of technological overuse in modern education. Excessive screen-time and ubiquitous notifications have caused issues with focus, retention, and other executive …

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