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Back To School Q&A

I’ve put together some of the most frequently asked questions regarding bullies, friendship and learning disabilities.

Anxiety Management

“Worrying is carrying tomorrow's load with today's strength – carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying doesn't...

Engaging Our Young

Dr. Yael Respler is taking a well-deserved vacation this week and asked Eilon Even-Esh to share some thoughts with her readers in her stead.

The Road To Character

All of us wish to act in kind, compassionate and intelligent ways. We all wish to build character.

Triggers, Habits, and Becoming Your Best Self

They are habits. And though each habit means relatively little on its own, over time, the meals we order... have enormous impacts on our heath, productivity, financial security, and happiness.

The Power of “Yet”

What’s the difference between the first and second ten-year-old?

Grammar: To Teach Or Not To Teach?

So, what do we do about grammar? Should we do grammar drills? Should we hope that the students pick it up from reading?

Adults And Being Social

Most experts agree that with specialized coaching, a person’s social “intelligence” can be significantly raised.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder And Executive Function Disorder In Academics And Friendships

Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Executive Function Disorder (EFD) have trouble keeping themselves organized and on-task.

The 5 Elements Of Effective Thinking

We never cease to be students, even when we are no longer in school. Therefore, everyone can learn from these elements of thought.

The Magic of Parenting

The warm parenting style indicates to children, “I love you and will take care of you” and the firm parenting style lets children know, “I expect something from you.”

The Worried Child

When we are faced with danger, our body goes into what scientists call “fight or flight” mode.

Emotional Eating And Anxiety

This doesn’t mean that anyone who occasionally has a piece of chocolate as a pick-me-up is an emotional eater.

Angry Kids: Oppositional Defiant Disorder

To what extent is your child displaying defiance?

How Do You Feel About Change?

All of these small changes work their way into the framework of the elephant and the rider because they are helping the elephant move forward.

Are You Indecisive?

While indecision can stop you in your tracks, it’s important to point out that it’s not always bad.

What Drives Us?

How do we ensure that our students aren’t studying for the grade or the end-of-the-year pizza party? How can we get them to truly want to learn for learning’s sake?

The Strength In Dyslexia

But Pi Day is worst of all I want the extra credit bad But trying to remember many numbers makes me sad.

Harnessing The Power Of The Teenage Brain

The teenage years are not about surviving. They are about thriving.

Attachment Parenting: What’s It All About?

She wasn’t paying attention to what the child did when the mother was not in the room. Rather, her main focus was on what the child did when the mother returned.

Helping Children With OCD

A compulsion is a repetitive action. But what underlies the compulsion is an obsession or fear.

Why Are Children Failing In Good Schools?

When any student in the building is in danger of failing, the equivalent of tornado warning sirens should wail around the school.

How Our Pasts Shape Us

“If you don’t stand straight, you’ll never get a husband.”

The Art Of Note Taking

A lot of people have heard about dyslexia, a learning disability that concerns reading.

First, Second, Third: Is It In Your Genes?

Because birth order can affect most children in similar fashion, there are things you can do to help your children overcome weaknesses that birth order has thrown their way.

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