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We all want our children to succeed academically. Research shows that parental involvement directly and positively impacts academic success. What has not been clearly defined is what does this parental involvement look like and how much is enough or too much? Parental involvement can take many forms depending upon a ... Read More
With public schools and private schools resuming for this new school year, all of our families are actively engaged in virtual, hybrid or in-person learning. Since the start of Covid, we've heard a lot of feedback from families and school colleagues about this huge adjustment to the multiple locations their ... Read More
Now is the time of year when “Back to School” commercials often appear. Suddenly, as middle schoolers with backpacks and shiny sneakers parade across the television screen, we are filled with disbelief at how quickly the summer has flown by, and excitement about what the new school year will bring ... Read More
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