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Planning and Play: the keys to working from home

As seen in our other blog post about cognitive control, parents should incorporate play into a student’s daily routines. However, time at home can quickly turn unproductive if students don’t have a set routine. Using schedules and creative EF activities, parents can ensure student success at home.  Parents should use extended play prompts to increase …

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How Parents Can Improve Cognitive Control 

According to NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children, a child’s ability to concentrate on a task and demonstrate self-control is called cognitive control. Cognitive control is on a spectrum: easily distracted to able to concentrate. It may be interesting to know that the brain turns cognitive control “on” or “off” as it sees fit. Self-evaluation is …

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Self Studying 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 the individual student’s learning style and study preferences.Before deciding which method is right for you, it’s important to consider allof your options and assess their respective strengths and weaknesses. Whilesome …

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