The goal of this Blog is to inspire our readers by sharing news about teaching and learning at every level from preK through college and beyond. Welcome to My Learning Springboard!
OK...as a parent, teacher, coach, or private tutor....it is our job to teach, right? Well, yes, but not always. One of the most powerful teaching tools we have is giving our students the "job" of being the teacher and teaching us. There are several specific reasons for this: First, often ... Read More
Most parents and educators are already aware that an ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) diagnosis can correlate to significant academic challenges for students of all ages. From mindfulness to medication, there are lots of ways for families looking to support their students’ success at school. But for kids with ADHD ... Read More
Summer and Fall School Planning It is with gratitude and hope that we proceed through the final push of this most unusual 2020-2021 school year. The rules of the road have changed continuously since the start of the pandemic with each week bringing new surprises; announcements from schools, colleges, and ... Read More
Type “college tour bingo” into Google Images, and up pop rows of gridded phrases such as “A capella groups!” “The library is open 24/7 during finals!” “Lots of students enter with undecided majors!” Jokes like these related to college visits are no surprise to anyone who’s toured a few colleges ... Read More
How often have you heard these statements? “I just want to get this right.” “If I can’t find the right word to use here the sentence won’t be perfect.” “It’s so hard to put all the pieces together on paper.” “What if I don’t get an A?” “How do I ... Read More