Planning ahead and Sunday sessions

Preparing for a Successful School Year and the Power of Sunday Sessions

Strong executive function skills often make all the difference between daily family stress over academics and helping your child become more independent and successful this school year.

In this blog, we asked one of our experienced executive function coaches to weigh in on the type of support kids need to cultivate their executive function skills at the start of the new school year. Plus, learn about the power of Sunday Sessions.

January is perfect storm for students

January: A Perfect Storm for Students

January is a “perfect storm” for students, so it’s time to start planning now. The work after New Year’s tends to get more challenging and there are lots of tests and projects before the grading period ends.

And it all happens right after a two-week break! Here’s how you can help your child weather the upcoming storm.

Student Scores Are Slipping

Why Student Scores are Slipping and How Parents Can Help

The Nation’s Report Card for 2022 shows average student scores are slipping to historic lows. The report highlights the extended impacts of COVID-related school disruptions. But I would argue this downward trend started before the pandemic.

In this article, I’ll break down the new test score data, three reasons I think contributed to the declining scores, and then share what parents can do to help their kids catch up.