Category Archives: Behavior Issues

Tips for Tutors April 2014: Social and Emotional Learning

Educators call it social and emotional learning – skills that ensure students are better learners; better neighbors; better citizens, friends, human beings. SEL can have a positive impact on school climate and promote a host of academic, social, and emotional … Continue reading

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Tips for Tutors March 2014

We’ve all been there before – trying to work with a child that just can’t sit still or gets distracted constantly throughout the tutoring session. Focus can be very challenging for students, especially for young children or reluctant readers. They … Continue reading

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Into Focus

We’ve all heard about the “epidemic” of ADHD with our primary school students. It’s become the new term for those students that struggle with any variety of childhood behaviors: focus issues, excess physical energy, boundless curiosity and questioning, the need … Continue reading

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January 2014 Tips for Tutors

Restoration and Reflection: A Note from Lauren Alpert Just breathe. One of the more overused expressions, and the title of a country song I’d rather forget. Throughout much of my educational experience, I fulfilled the definition of a nerd (before … Continue reading

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