Tag Archives: school success

6 Ways Educators Can Create Safe Spaces for Students of Color

By Isaiah Moore I first noticed it in retrospect. In my second year of college, while writing a proposal to my city advocating for better youth programming as a strategy to thwart teenage homicide, I thought about the variables that allowed me … Continue reading

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10 Strategies for Helping Students with ADHD Cope with Frustration

By Katherine Quie, Ph.D., L.P. As a child psychologist, I have years of experience working with children and adolescents with ADHD who struggle to cope with frustration. My therapy and testing referrals often have behaviors like: fighting skipping classes throwing … Continue reading

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How to Help Your Students Manage Schoolwork Deadlines

By Janet S. Fox, author of Get Organized Without Losing It (Revised & Updated Edition) When I was in my early teens, I realized—the night before the project was due—that I’d forgotten to prepare an oral presentation, essay, and poster … Continue reading

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Enter to win back-to-school essentials for kids of all ages!

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winner, Maria Elena! The transition to a new school year can be stressful for students—a new bus to catch, new faces to learn, new hallways to navigate. From making friends to making the … Continue reading

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Are Your Kids Ready for School? Tools and Tips for Parents

By Janet S. Fox, author of Get Organized Without Losing It (Revised & Updated Edition) Ah, summer! Whatever your kid-centric routines are during the school year, for most of us summer is a time to hit the reset button. It … Continue reading

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