Apr 06

Have a High Schooler? The Impact of Coronavirus on AP Exams and College Admissions

By Ann Dolin | Out of School

COVID-19 has thrown us all for a loop, and this is especially true for high schoolers. At a time when grades and test scores matter most, there’s a tremendous amount of uncertainty in the air. Just recently, The College Board (they produce the Advanced Placement exams) and the International Baccalaureate Organization announced sweeping changes. Here’s […]

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Apr 06

How to keep kids motivated 😩

By Ann Dolin | Motivation

Are your kids struggling to stay motivated and focused? Or are they simply driving you up a wall? There’s a good reason for that—we’re in the middle of what I call “the winter slump.” Winter Break already feels like a distant memory, but Spring Break still feels impossibly far away. For kids, parents, and teachers alike, […]

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Mar 26

6 Proven Strategies for Better Grades

By Ann Dolin | Study Skills

If your child is resolved to perform their best in school this year—or to at least tackle first semester finals with confidence—I’m sharing six study habits today that will help. Each of these learning strategies from The Learning Scientists is backed by decades of cognitive research and is proven to help students study effectively, retain […]

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