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Posts tagged with: teens

By Janice Russell of Parenting Disasters If trying to answer the phone and dealing with a screaming baby simultaneously or having to clamber over a mountain of toys when answering the door to a client is all part of your...
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     “Your children are not your children.     They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself.     They come through you but not from you,     And though they are with you yet they belong not to you.” -Khalil Gibran...
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As midterms are concluding, I got a chance to watch the recent film Don’t Look Up. And I found myself simultaneously horrified and giggling maniacally. For those who haven’t seen it, the gist is that there is a comet approaching...
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IEPs and 504s are educational studies performed typically at no cost to a parent to evaluate a students challenges and to put methods in place to allow these students to learn at the same rate as others. I was a...
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As we enter the third winter of the Covid pandemic, maintaining good relationships with our kids is so critical, given the impact that it’s had on mental health. For reference, the pandemic has literally doubled the rate of both anxiety...
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When I was a teacher at the King School, I was given a tough assignment, as I was starting at the bottom of the totem pole. Three of the classes I was assigned to teach were the bottom level of...
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There is a model called the learning pyramid, which provides a hierarchy of the different methods of their instruction, listed by the average information retention rates of students when the instructor utilizes these methods. At the top of the pyramid...
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By Archer Hamidzadeh, Alliance Tutor The COVID-19 pandemic reconfigured nearly every aspect of education almost instantly. Notebooks were replaced with Powerpoints and Ipads, classrooms became computer screens, exams became unproctored “homeworks”, and the general engagement with class became and is...
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By Alex Merrill of Alliance Tutoring It can be difficult to find a balance between supporting a young student in middle school or high school as they study for their classes and being a bit too nosey.  Indeed, there are...
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By Alexander W. Merrill With exams around the bend, I thought I would share some areas that parents should be considering as they thinking about how to support their teenager or young adult in preparing for finals in high school...
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