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Impression Management

Fixed vs Growth Mindset

“The challenges we face are irrelevant. I only care about your response.” One of my favorite teachers and mentors repeated this axiom weekly during my

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Executive Functioning

Art & Executive Function

Ask any parent, and they’ll tell you art projects are a great way of keeping kids occupied in a healthy way. Finger painting, sculpting clay,

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healthy habits

Outdoor Activities Pt. 2

Students today spend more time inside than ever before. More time outside means more opportunities for everything from sunburn and bug bites to more serious

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Time Management

Overscheduled

These days, there are lots of options available for after-school activities. From sports teams and karate classes to math clubs and music lessons, there’s something

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Impression Management

Choosing Extracurriculars

For all age groups, extracurricular activities play a key role both in allowing students to develop their interests, hobbies, and talents outside of the classroom

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Executive Functioning

Brain Games for Executive Function

Sometimes, learning and playing don’t have to be separate activities. Nowadays, you can incorporate learning and practicing executive function skills with brain games. If you

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Studying

Finals Week Survival Guide

Finals week, the academic marathon, is finally upon us. As if you haven’t been stressed enough already during the school year with assignments, projects and

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Studying

Self vs Group Studying

Recently, we spoke about good study habits, and we touchedon the idea of study groups. Like most study tactics, the productivity of groupstudying depends on

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Organization

Staying Organized

Staying organized can be difficult. It’s very common for students to struggle with keeping their things in order, yet it’s one of the keys to

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Studying

Studying with Music

Do you automatically reach for your headphones when you start to study? A recent study found that 92% of people say they listen to music

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Executive Functioning

10 Habits for Great Studying

Sometimes, studying can seem tricky. Even if you’ve gotten enough sleep, have all the materials you need, and take your scheduled breaks, it can be

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Executive Functioning

Self-Regulation vs. Self-Control

Learning self-control is one of the most important parts of growing up, right? We’re always trying to teach our kids how important it is not

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