May 31

Summer Screen Time Struggles

By Ann Dolin | Summer , Technology

Are you looking for a fun way to keep your kids active, engaged, and off their screens this summer? We can help! Click here to schedule a free consult and learn more about our special summer tutoring experience. Summer sure has changed since you were a kid, hasn’t it? Where your parents had to beg […]

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Apr 15

Test Prep Timeline: April 2019

By Ann Dolin | testprep-featured

We’re just about wrapped up on SAT/ACT season for the spring; however, there are still a few final opportunities to register for a second or third test if you’re not happy with your scores. Here’s what’s available: SAT Option 1: May 4,2019 (late registration deadline is April 24th) SAT Option 2: June 1, 2019 (registration […]

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Mar 30

FCPS Special Education Conference 2019

By Ann Dolin | Executive Function Coaching , Special Needs

In case you’re interested, I’ll be presenting at the FCPS Special Education Conference at Lake Braddock Secondary School in Burke, VA next Saturday, April 6th. Among the lineup of other great topics and speakers, my presentation will cover: Executive Functioning Strategies Children and Teens Need During the Pivotal Transition Years (Session 1 from 10:10am-11:10am) For […]

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Mar 29

Will letter grades survive?

By Ann Dolin | academic-featured

“The purpose of education is not to sort kids-it’s to grow kids. Teachers need to coach and mentor, but with grades, teachers turn into judges.” That’s a quote from this Edutopia piece, which questions the value of letter grades as we look towards how we might assess students differently in the future. Although it’s unlikely […]

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Mar 15

Is technology really the problem?

By Ann Dolin | Technology

Speaking of technology… When it comes to the academic success and health of our students a lot of blame gets passed around these days to smart phones, social media, and internet usage in general.  Some of that blame seems to be well-deserved. For one thing, back in our day, the potential for bullying pretty much ended when […]

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