Shifting to distance learning has been an adjustment for students, staff, and parents. At The Sycamore School, we offer individualized instruction, so … [Read more...] about Remote Learning – Tips and Lessons Learned
Tips and Resources to Keep Kids and Families Active and Calm During the Coronavirus Outbreak (and always!) Are your kids going crazy in the house? At … [Read more...] about Virtual Schooling Resources: Movement and Mindfulness for Kids
Parents, help mitigate panic and communicate realistic expectations to your children. It feels as if individuals are falling into two camps in … [Read more...] about Don’t Panic! How parents and families can respond to the COVID-19 outbreak
More and more frequently, parents of young students are pushing for their child to be identified as “gifted and talented”. Parents might think they … [Read more...] about Are Gifted and Talented Programs Dumbing Down Our Students?
At some point, every parent has nagged their child. It is just in our nature as parents. We nag because we are frustrated and don’t know what else to … [Read more...] about Does Nagging Work for You?
Late, Lost or Missing Homework? Uncovering and Addressing Executive Functioning Struggles In Students Another week and another missing assignment … [Read more...] about Uncovering and Addressing Executive Functioning Struggles In Students
Recently, the Washington Post featured an article Seven ways parents and educators can improve kids’ middle school experience. This article does a … [Read more...] about Steps to a successful Middle School experience
On the first day of school it’s hard to tell who is more nervous, parents or students. You all want the school year to be a success, but there is some … [Read more...] about Back to School Jitters? Or a Bigger Issue?
One of the things I love about summer is that I’m able to read a lot. I lean toward mysteries and modern fiction. This summer, I branched out a little … [Read more...] about Summer Reading Picks
Instead of being a snowplow parent, give your kid a shovel and show them how to use it. Helicopter parent, snowplow, lawn mower, bull dozing, … [Read more...] about How to stop over-parenting and let your kids tough it out
A recent Washington Post article, by Jacque Gorelick, There is no room for average students these days. Here’s why that worries me.” highlights many … [Read more...] about Average isn’t a four letter word
Educators and clinicians across northern Virginia are seeing a significant increase in the number of youth who are experiencing some level of … [Read more...] about Rising Anxiety in Youth