Category Archives: School Success

Cogmed Story: Jason Follows Through (Final Session)

You remember Jason the 26 year old young man who hope to return to college.  He participated in Cogmed for Adults and his results are startling!  It has been awhile since he finished and we had our follow-up final session. … Continue reading

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Executive Skills: Keys to Independent Learning (Grades 3 – 5)

Executive Skills are what help us, as human beings, to meet challenges and accomplish goals.  We can decide which  activities will get our attention and which activities we will choose to do.  We use these skills to delay immediate gratification … Continue reading

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Executive Skills: Keys to Independent Learning (Preschooler-Grade 2)

Executive Skills are what help us, as human beings, to meet challenges and accomplish goals.  We can decide which  activities will get our attention and which activities we will choose to do.  We use these skills to delay immediate gratification … Continue reading

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Gifted or a High Achiever – What’s the Difference?

Often parents come for an evaluation thinking perhaps their child is Gifted. Of course, here at TPS we believe that EVERY child IS Gifted in their own way. Our academic culture has narrowly defined a Gifted child as one who … Continue reading

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5 of the Best Homework STUDY TIME Tips: Stop fighting the Homework Wars

  In my experience, homework is one of the biggest daily argument starters in many families.  Some kids with well-developed executive skills come home, have a break, get to work and get it done.  These are the same kids who … Continue reading

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