Emergency Homework Kit: Quick, Life-saving Help for School Assignments

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Emergency Homework Kit: Quick, Life-saving Help for School Assignments This guide provides quick, life-saving strategies to help students in middle and high school and college finish homework assignments. There are strategies related to writing papers, studying for tests, completing math homework, writing history papers, reading in history, and working with teachers. Buy the book on Amazon! read full post >>

Coping With The Back to School Blues: 9 Tips For Students And Parents

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Coping With The Back to School Blues: 9 Tips For Students And Parents Reprinted from The Huffington Post, August 4, 2016 by Ari Fox, Psychotherapist and Founder, Cope With School NYC The beginning of the school year brings up a range of feelings for students of all ages. There is the promise of a fresh start: new notebooks, pencils and crayons, different teachers and classmates. Some kids are […] read full post >>

An Ancient and Proven Way to Improve Memorization

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An Ancient and Proven Way to Improve Memorization by Austin Frakt, March 24 2016 Reprinted from The New York Times In January, I devoted every walk from my home to the train to the contemplation of work details, hoping to improve my recall of them. That was my New Year’s resolution, and so far I’ve stuck to it. In every one of those […] read full post >>

U.S. Department of Education Encourages Schools to Use the Terms “Dyslexia,” “Dysgraphia” and “Dyscalculia” in IEPs.

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U.S. Department of Education Encourages Schools to Use the Terms “Dyslexia,” “Dysgraphia” and “Dyscalculia” in IEPs. In the News blog post by Geri Coleman Tucker  from Understood.org Oct 23, 2015 It’s always been OK to say “dyslexia,” “dysgraphia” or “dyscalculia” in an IEP. But now the U.S. Department of Education (ED) is encouraging states and school systems nationwide to use these terms when appropriate. They’re also reminding them that there’s nothing […] read full post >>

Helping Kids Who Struggle With Executive Functions

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Helping Kids Who Struggle With Executive Functions Rachel Ehmke Senior Writer Reposted from the CHILD MIND INSTITUTE website The first time you hear that your 7-year-old son is weak in “executive functions” it sounds like a joke. No kidding—that’s why he’s a first-grader, not a CEO. But executive functions are the essential self-regulating skills that we all use every day to accomplish […] read full post >>

The ACT vs. the New SAT: Understanding which Test to Take

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The ACT vs. the New SAT: Understanding which Test to Take This article originally appeared on http://www.mylowrites.com. As if the junior year of high school weren’t stressful enough, now, students and their parents have to choose between two college admissions tests. The SAT and ACT are college admissions tests accepted by every university and college in the United States. While the choice of which test to […] read full post >>

Themba Co-founder Author of Two New Books

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Themba Co-founder Author of Two New Books Dr. Blythe Grossberg (co-founder of Themba Tutors), recently wrote two new books. The first deals with strategies for helping those with ADHD called Focused: ADHD & ADD Parenting Strategies for Children with Attention Deficit Disorder So far it has received rave reviews on Amazon. Here’s some more info- • A concise overview of attention deficit […] read full post >>