Category: Education

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How Self-Regulation Can Help to Calm Kids

Self-regulation is a term given to the ability to stay calm, focused and alert. In a classroom setting, having strong self-regulation skills allows a child to get along with others, to control their behavior...

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Study Tips for High School Exams

Exam time can be extremely stressful for students. I’ve seen many students in my private practice through these tough times and know that exams aren’t always easy. Here are some effective study strategies that...

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Self-Esteem and Learning Challenges

When a child grows up facing learning or attention challenges, it is not uncommon for questions around self-esteem to develop.  Parents may worry that a child’s self-perception may be affected, or that a child...

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How to Talk to Your Child’s Teacher

“What is the best way to reach out and communicate with my child’s teacher?” This is one of the most popular questions parents ask. Sometimes it’s because their first child is in the school...

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Girls in Science

When children are asked to draw a picture of a scientist, what do you think the image will look like? It’s a commonly used activity in science classrooms and research studies called, the “draw...

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Navigating Tweens and Technology

Like countless generations of parents before me, I am being pushed along a bumpy road to embracing new technology by my children. While both my husband and I finally feel quite adept at setting...