Understanding Uncertainty

Understanding Uncertainty

According to the CDC, between March and May of 2020 there was a 24% increase in mental health related ER visits by kids ages 5 to 11.  For kids 12-17 ...
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Crista's Interview About Virtual Learning

Crista’s Interview About Virtual Learning

Loudoun Special Education Students, Parents Struggle with Online Learning Source: https://loudounnow.com/2020/11/13/loudoun-special-education-students-parents-struggle-with-online-learning/ By Hayley Milon Bour As many parents await the return to in-person learning for Loudoun County Public Schools, families ...
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School Binder and Notebook Recommendations

School Binder and Notebook Recommendations

We often have parents ask us about our recommendations for organized binder systems that work for our students. A few things to consider:​~Some teachers have specific requests for Binders. We ...
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Perfectionism

Perfectionism

How Parents Can Partner Against Perfectionismby Brezny Galiby We all want to succeed. Its natural. For some, though, putting in the work does not seem to equate to their desired ...
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Your Fantastic Elastic Brain

Your Fantastic Elastic Brain

We've been enjoying working with some of our younger students these past weeks with the book, "Your Fantastic Elastic Brain". We learned about the different parts of our brain but ...
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Hearts for ADHD

Hearts for ADHD

I love this idea by fellow coach Jennifer Carlton Kampfe. (Make sure to visit her site at http://www.fantasticallyfocused.com/hearts/). Did you know ADHD experts estimated that children with ADHD receive 20,000 more ...
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Self-Regulation and Digital Devices

Self-Regulation and Digital Devices

I think we can all admit, there are times when we become glued to something on one of our digital devices. I'm personally guilty when it comes to ancestry research ...
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The Pause Button

The Pause Button

I was introduced to the idea of a pause button and loved it.   Initially it was introduced as something students could imagine, especially those that may be impulsively lying ...
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