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Teaching Your Child Organizational Skills

Organizational skills are very important in learning for children and adults of all ages. When they are lacking, a person struggles in unstructured tasks or in completing work independently and efficiently. 732 more words


Competence Rising

We all want to be competent, right?  I once prided myself on my competence and efficiency at work, at my ability to manage my life.  An adult is expected to be competent. 467 more words


Feelings (Yikes)

The dreaded question: “How do you feel about that?”

The secret knowledge in my mind that most of my views and ideas on things in life were inherited or copied and pasted from elsewhere. 1,845 more words


How parents influence children's higher order cognitive functions

Executive functions (EF) are higher order cognitive functions that enable us to control impulses, make plans and hold things in our short term memory. Executive functions are critical for schooling, as children need to sit in class, focus their attention and plan their work on a daily basis. 1,041 more words


137,160 Minutes of Homework

In an era in which children are increasingly scheduled and information absorption is increasingly rapid, how much and what type of homework is a perennial topic of discussion amongst educators and parents. 169 more words


Creating Learning Spaces With Self-Regulation In Mind

In August we attended the Fourth R Conference where we learned more about the importance of preparing the learning environment for self-regulation. You can read our review of the day… 978 more words

Executive Functioning