Only five weeks remain in the school year. Can you believe it? It’s been another year of resilience – for students, parents, teachers, and medical professionals. I hope this summer brings a much-needed sense of closure to another crazy academic year and a renewal of … Continue readingStudy Skills and ADHD. Building Skills Over the Summer.
It’s officially autumn and you are well into your first semester of the school year. How is college going for you so far? Though there are many positive and exciting things about the transition to college, if you are like most students, you are also … Continue readingConquering the College Transition
After a few sessions with a 16-year-old, it seemed as though the excuses kept getting in his way of completing his homework assignments; “I forgot” “I get too stressed out” “I don’t think that assignment REALLY has to be turned in” … Continue readingBeyond excuses, using a child’s strengths to create more self-awareness
There are four areas that parents and students need to work through as they establish a thriving environment and process to handle remote education. … Continue readingSetting the Home for Remote Learning
The importance of ditching the executive function agenda when facing student resistance. I would like to share a story. I started with a client not too long ago who was extremely resistant to the coaching process and battles depression. The client had been characterized as … Continue readingThe Art of the Coaching Relationship
For many high school seniors, June 1st is the deadline this year for making a final decision about which college to attend. This decision is the culmination of a long process of exploration in which many factors are taken into consideration: location, size of the … Continue readingCollege Planning with Academic and Disability Support Services
During this time, that is becoming known as the “new normal,” parents, teachers, and students are doing their best to manage the massive shift in roles and responsibilities. From changes in work for parents and changes in learning for students, we are forced into a paradigm … Continue readingCovid19 parenting. Connecting, problem-solving, and fostering self-regulation skills in the home.
So let’s continue to talk about the new “normal” and reframing a perspective on priorities and spending time on what matters. You get a sense from me at this point that I’m pretty optimistic about most things of (in) life. So, it’s not hard for … Continue readingThe New Normal. Plenty of Time. #Unschooling and #Parenting
Parenting with the Brain in Mind. A supportive and non-judgmental parent coaching model that is flexible and individualized At EEC parent coaching is a flexible and nonjudgmental approach to helping parents to help their kids. We help parents “parent with the brain in mind” to … Continue readingSeeking quaran-teen help? Use a parent coach
DAVID MURPHY, ED.D. TEACHER, SPEAKER, AND OWNER OF EFFECTIVE EFFORT CONSULTING. Schools are getting their act together but it may take our kids a little bit more time to adjust to the changes. Teachers are distributing required content to students using LMS platforms like Schoology … Continue readingHomeschool help during coronacation quarantine