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Executive Function Skills - Part 2

Last Updated by Jason Robinovitz on November 12, 2015

In which we fulfill our promise to tell you how to use your Executive Functioning Skills to make your life better and, in the process, help strengthen them.

Okay, if you’ll remember from Part One (and if you didn’t we’re going to remind you, because we used our EFS by writing them down), EFS include...

Topics: Study Tips

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Topics: Study Tips

How to Research Private Schools for your Child

Last Updated by Jason Robinovitz on December 1, 2014

 

There are several key factors you should consider when researching and selecting the “best fit” private school for your child, highlighted by these (listed alphabetically):

  • Academic program
  • Campus
  • Diversity
  • Extracurricular activities

Topics: Private-School

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Topics: Private-School

FLVS Courses Free for Everyone…Except McKay Parents

Last Updated by Jason Robinovitz on May 13, 2014

In the shadowy back rooms of the Florida legislature, promises went unfulfilled. Despite considerable lobbying efforts on the part of concerned parents, the legislators did not fix a glitch in a bill. The passage of the bill now means that parents of students who receive McKay Scholarship monies will have deducted from the scholarship $770 (for a two-semester course) to pay for any (including summer) FLVS courses.

Topics: Florida Public Schools

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Topics: Florida Public Schools

3 Tips for Succeeding at Online Classes

Last Updated by Jason Robinovitz on February 28, 2014

For those stuck in low-paying jobs and a tight employment market, getting a college degree is still one of the best ways to improve income potential. If you're working full-time and want to go back to school, finding time to attend classes is a huge hurdle.

Topics: Private-School

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Topics: Private-School

An Education Meltdown?

Last Updated by Jason Robinovitz on March 29, 2012

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10 Tedx Talks that Teachers Should Watch

Last Updated by Jason Robinovitz on July 12, 2010

Do you know what TED is? TED stands for “Technology, Entertainment, and Design,” it’s a yearly meeting of people across industries to share ideas and try to make the world a better place. The link below will take you to a web page with 10 great speeches from TED that teachers should watch. The speeches touch on ideas that effect kids, from teaching them about entrepreneurialism, to learning about food, and even how kids can teach themselves. In today’s changing environment, we need to start looking at new ideas, and change the way we look at things so that our kids can grow up to be successful.

Topics: News

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Topics: News

The Teen Rules For Technology in Our Society

Last Updated by Jason Robinovitz on July 10, 2010

By: Alli Weiss

Topics: Private-School

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Topics: Private-School