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Executive Functioning

Keeping Summer Math Packets Effective

This blog post is about a controversial subject. Well, it’s a controversial subject for students, at least. As summer approaches, students eagerly anticipate a break

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Executive Functioning

Between Exams & Summer Vacation

As the final exams conclude, a common scene unfolds among students: stacks of notes are discarded, textbooks close for the last time, and school-built routines

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Executive Functioning

Preparing for Cumulative Exams

For better or worse, cumulative exams are a constant of academic life. Although they seem like mere elongated versions of traditional assessments, in reality, these

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Executive Functioning

Procrastination

Introduction to SAOTG’s In-Depth Procrastination Guide Procrastination and its progeny are significant barriers to student success. This guide arms parents, teachers, and support professionals with

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Embracing Constraints

When we think about learning or really any effortful activity, it’s easy to assume that more freedom, time, and resources would naturally lead to better

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SAOTG School Supplies Items

Binder System Items:  Avery Heavy-Duty D-ring Binder (2” – White) Avery Heavy-Duty D-ring Binders offer a durable organization solution for your documents with its one-touch

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Executive Functioning

Attention Residue

We often tell teachers and coaches to find ways to be the most interesting thing in the room.  In other words, teaching requires capturing and

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Executive Functioning

Teaching Students to Teach Themselves

At some point in every student’s academic career, self-reliance becomes a necessity rather than a virtue. Whether it’s the subject matter or the teaching style,

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Executive Functioning

Moving the Needle While Studying

There is a difference between movement and progress.  Movement is aimless action. Progress, on the other hand, is intentional action toward a clear objective. Students,

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Executive Functioning

Identity-driven Goals

As the new year approaches, it’s a reasonable time for students to reflect on their past achievements and setbacks and set new objectives for their

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Planning the Next Semester

As the semester draws to a close, students need to do three things. First, they need to celebrate another semester in the books. Every semester

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Executive Functioning

Hemingway on Procrastination

Procrastination is a common obstacle. It’s a phenomenon that does not discriminate, affecting tasks from essay writing to complex problem-solving in mathematics or science. The

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Recognition vs. Recall

Our brains don’t come with an instruction manual, unfortunately, but just imagine if they did. Students could easily flip through the pages of this manual

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Music and Focus

We are constantly searching for new ways to optimize study habits and enhance the learning experience. Every year, a student or parent asks a question

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