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Executive Functioning

Understanding Executive Function

Chances are, if you’re reading this, you’ve heard the term Executive Function used a lot. There’s a good reason for that; Executive Functioning skills are

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Uncategorized

What’s Happening with HISD?

The Houston Independent School District (HISD) has come under fire recently, as the Texas Education Agency (TEA) threatens to take over HISD’s elected board of

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Time Management

Procrastination vs Proactiveness

It’s Thursday evening and you’re frantically working to finish up this science project due tomorrow morning at 8am. Tired, anxious, and annoyed that you can’t

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Impression Management

Helping Students Dress for Success

Looking good is important, right? Students, teachers, parents, and everyone else cares about looking good; it’s only natural. What many people may not know, however,

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Parenting

Parent Cheerleaders

I think we can all agree that every parent wants their children to do well. Whether academically, athletically, or socially, seeing their children succeed is

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Study Skills

How Memory Works

“I have a bad memory.” This is one of my least favorite phrases in the English language. I have to remind students every day that

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healthy habits

Staying Healthy in School

As the school year goes on and the weather gets colder, students spend more and more time indoors. While there are some great things about

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Parenting

Helicopter Parenting

Nobody likes a helicopter parent, right? Most of us have heard the words used at some point, probably in a critical way, but what exactly

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