Coaching Model

You know that EEC provides traditional one-on-one coaching virtually and in person, but did you know that there are additional components to the coaching model that EEC coaches provide? These components allow us to individualize the level of support you need while also meeting your … Continue readingCoaching Model

Beyond excuses, using a child’s strengths to create more self-awareness

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

Summer Bucket List

Have you created that summertime bucket list yet?  Maybe you have planned a vacation to the Cape or to visit relatives? Maybe you have some backyard barbeques planned? Or maybe you are looking forward to time at the pool or on the boat? But, have … Continue readingSummer Bucket List

Reframing How We Think about Executive Function Skills

Throughout this past year COVID-19 and executive function skills have had very real, visible and significant impacts on our lives. While everyone is aware of the significant impact that COVID-19 has had on our lives, not everyone is as aware of the significant role and impact that executive function skills have had on each and every one of our daily lives. … Continue readingReframing How We Think about Executive Function Skills

Setting the Home for Remote Learning

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 Art of the Coaching Relationship

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

Stuck at home? Now what? I have some thoughts 💭 Unschooling | Quiet Time | Virtual Coaching | Parent Coaching | EF Coaching.

Hi EEC Families! Do you know who Jonathan Mooney is? If not, then you should. All EEC clients, who I consider to be twice-exceptional, can relate to his story of learning struggles and perseverance. As someone who’s fought through school with dyslexia and LD, I … Continue readingStuck at home? Now what? I have some thoughts 💭 Unschooling | Quiet Time | Virtual Coaching | Parent Coaching | EF Coaching.

College Readiness and Executive Function Skills

David Murphy, Ed.D. and Cristina Evans, M.Ed. “Only 6 out of 10 students who start college are still enrolled or have graduated 5-6 years later” National Center for Education Statistics. Years ago applying to colleges and getting accepted was the hardest aspect of the higher … Continue readingCollege Readiness and Executive Function Skills

Summer –> A great time to develop executive function skills

We hope you are all having a great summer.  Summer is a perfect time of year to relax and regroup before school starts up.  It is also a great time of year to quietly work on executive function skills.  Below are a few suggestion on … Continue readingSummer –> A great time to develop executive function skills

Stomping Your ANTS; Automatic Negative Thoughts

Cristina Evans, M.Ed. and David Murphy, M.Ed., Ed.D. Have you ever had a friend walk into a store where you are shopping and not say hello?  Do you automatically start thinking that you must have done something to offend her or she is not as … Continue readingStomping Your ANTS; Automatic Negative Thoughts