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We hope that you and your family are having a fun-filled summer! With the school year quickly approaching, we are now accepting scheduling requests for the academic year Educational Coaching sessions, which begin on Monday, August 26th. We schedule students on a first-come, first-served basis. Please keep in mind that spaces […]
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Our knowledge of words shapes our connections with our environments. The limits of our vocabulary define the limits of our communication by changing what we can understand and what we can express. Some have even proposed that people in different cultures experience emotions differently based on whether they have a […]
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Although summer can be a great time to take a break from the daily grind of the school year, it is still important to maintain a routine at home. In their blog post “How Not To Go Crazy With Your Kids Home This Summer,” Coffee and Carpool suggests 6 things […]
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The end of the school year is filled with tests. Replacing ineffective study methods with effective ones can go a long way towards successful results, but sometimes it’s not quite enough. The way you take tests also impacts your scores. As with other aspects of learning, test-taking can improve through […]
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Persistence, stamina, perseverance, grit. In the final months of the school year, students need this drive to keep trying when confronted with challenges, failure, and exhaustion. It’s time to finish strong! Not yet… Persistence relies on a growth mindset. Having a growth mindset means seeing mistakes as learning opportunities and […]
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It’s that time of year when we suddenly have those sunny evenings that quickly lead into summer! Summer is an ideal time for supporting kids’ individual interests and needs, but can also lead to summer brain drain. Outside of the classroom, they are free to learn and play in summer […]
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With summer just around the corner, The Family & Learning Center is once again preparing for our annual Summer Educational Development Program. During the summer months, intensive training programs are offered for students in need of remediating, strengthening, or enriching their learning skills. Click Here to Register Summer Program Schedule […]
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The Family & Learning Center would like to share an upcoming event with you. Save the date for an upcoming conference about Assistive Technology Tools For Dyslexia. When: Saturday March 23rd, 2019 from 1:00-2:00PM Where: Scripps Miramar Ranch Library (Get Directions) Cost: FREE Katie Larew, M.Ed, CDP, ATP Katie Larew is a […]
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Technology shapes our life experiences on a daily basis. When it comes to schoolwork, students today often access material through digital methods rather than print. The easy task-switching abilities of computers, tablets, and phones can make it more difficult to focus and slow down. However, when used effectively, technology can […]
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Critical thinking strategies are some of the tools we teach students here at TFALC to improve executive function skills. These strategies help with problem-solving, organization, and self-reflection. Playing board games gives children the opportunity to apply critical thinking strategies and see a direct benefit. You can make the most of […]
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