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Get Better Grades: 10 Tips for Test Prep

10 Tips for Test Prep

Test prep and taking comes naturally to some folks – they just seem to know what to study (and what to not study), they don’t get flustered by tricky questions and they seem to just sail through exams with out anxiety

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Managing Homework Headaches

Study Skills

Click through the presentation for some tips on helping your kids take control of their homework. Homework Headaches from Maggie McMahon

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Right Fit Shoes: Why Giftedness Matters

IQ Tests as guide for the journey

Do you remember the book All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten? It was a good reminder of a simpler time – a time focused on being kind to others and sharing. I’m pretty sure that I

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Back-to-School Goal Setting

Back to School Goal Setting

Today, I’m blogging over at Alamo City Moms Blog on how at the beginning of the school year, our family sets goals and re-visits family rules. Check it out!

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School Lunches – Let your kids pack for themselves!

How to Pack Your Lunch

Back-to-school. That’s crazy, right? My kids have already started and most kids in San Antonio will be back in school by the beginning of next week. Getting back to school has many challenges – new bedtime (and wake-up) routines, making

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College Safety Tips

Do you have a kid heading off to college? College safety is likely on your mind! Here are some helpful tips on staying safe in a new environment. Trust your instincts If something feels wrong, it probably is. Trust your

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Preparing for a 504 Meeting

Preparing for a 504 Meeting #ADHD #Dyslexia #FoodAllergies

Summer is more than half-way over and school will be starting in the next month or so.  Hopefully summer has been filled with many adventures and interesting learning opportunities for your kids.  For many families, winding down the summer means

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Summer Brain Drain

Summer Brain Drain & Tutoring

Summer is a great time to slow down, to head outside (even in the heat!) and to have unstructured, self-directed fun!  Unfortunately, summer can also be a time when learning not only stagnates, it regresses.  On average students in the

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