Unlocking College Success: 5 Ways Executive Function Coaches Support College Success

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As you are dropping your student off to college, you may be worrying if they will “make it.”.  The shift to a more independent learning environment can be hard for any student, but especially those with executive function challenges. Executive function coaches offer invaluable support to college students, helping them navigate the unique challenges of a new environment, …

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Learning How to Learn: How to Teach It to Yourself

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Regarding the question of nature vs. nurture, as much as 93 percent of human behavior has been learned over time. These include simple things like brushing your teeth, right through to maintaining discipline in sports. Learning is also a learned behavior. It’s a lot more than sitting in a classroom and passively listening to your teacher. True, you …

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7 Benefits of Summer Learning for Your Child

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Did you know that more than 3.4 million students attended summer school in 2020? Or that, in the wake of the pandemic, seventy-nine percent of schools are preparing online summer learning programs? When we think of summer school, we typically only see the need for it and how it can help a failing student catch up to their peers by …

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What Is the Wall of Awful and How To Climb It

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Since over 6.1 million American children have ADHD, it’s important to understand how overcoming ADHD-related obstacles works and what barriers those with this disability face. The Wall of Awful is a metaphore for the obstacle that all humans face when they are facing a non-preferred activity.  This may be homework, making an uncomfortable call, attempting something challenging for …

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Your Practical Guide to Active Studying

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Too often, schools don’t teach their students the study skills necessary to succeed in academia. In these cases, helping the student develop study skills falls on the parents. Unfortunately, parents may be unable to teach their students the most effective studying methods either.  If you’re reading this article, you’re probably one of these parents. You’ve tried many methods …

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5 Memorable Ways to Retain Information From Your Study Sessions

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The past few years have created a serious learning gap for children, and they’re finding it harder and harder to catch up. They’re struggling to retain information, recall it later, and do well in school as a result. Your child should be spending time studying, but not all studying is productive. We’re here with a few study tips …

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How to Improve Focus and Find Your Flow

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Have you ever felt like you were truly in the flow? When you get into a groove, your entire mindset shifts. This applies to everything from playing music to participating in sports, and it even applies to your schoolwork. Concentration and focus can be difficult to maintain, especially in today’s quick-paced world. We’re constantly surrounded by so many …

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Unlocking College Success: 5 Ways Executive Function Coaches Support College Success

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Too often, schools don’t teach their students the study skills necessary to succeed in academia. In these cases, helping the student develop study skills falls on the parents. Unfortunately, parents may be unable to teach their students the most effective studying methods either.  If you’re reading this article, you’re probably one of these parents. You’ve tried many methods …

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The Importance of Writing Skills for Students

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Did you know that those who develop great writing skills find it easier to clear their minds, formulate new ideas, and become better communicators?  Even though writing is one of the most important skills for youth to develop, many still struggle with it. Those who struggle to write also tend struggle in other subjects that rely on writing skills.  Writing Helps You …