Is your child ready for home-schooling? Do they need more time to conclude that they can’t just wait for school to re-open to get back to learning? The good news is that public schools are ramping up to provide online access to learning for their … Continue readingCorona-cation Unpacking the New Expectations for Schooling
I have been on a journey with my son for the past 17, almost 18 years, knowing that he has always been different; different than my 20 year old daughter, different than my 15 year old daughter, different than his peers in elementary, middle, and … Continue readingTwice-Exceptional Learners with Guest Author Courtney Edman
Unschooling is an emotional and cognitive transition where students redefine learning from a place to a state of mind. Now that schools are closed due to the Coronavirus students have to re-examine the parameters of learning. From the classroom to the home students have to … Continue readingUnschooling. Unpacking the new normal for learning.
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.
RedZone Podcast recently interviewed Dr. David Murphy on how to raise emotionally strong, resilient and powerful kids in a digital age. Through the interview David gets into details related to the issues that are facing children. Dr. Murphy shares techniques, strategies and tactics on these … Continue readingHow to Raise Emotionally Strong, Resilient and Powerful Kids in A Digital Age – RedZone Podcast Interview with Dr. David Murphy
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
Dr. Murphy is a special education teacher and founder of Effective Effort Consulting. He is a leading provider of ADHD/Executive Function coaching and consulting services on the South Shore and Greater Boston. The start of school is only a week away. Now is the time … Continue readingThe 45-day challenge: Start school with a mindset for academic success
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
By Cristina Evans, M.Ed. and David Murphy, M.Ed., Ed.D. Deciding on how to get started on a big project and coming up with a plan for completing it can be challenging for anyone. For those with executive functioning deficits (EFDs), it can be downright daunting. … Continue readingBreaking Projects into Small, Manageable Steps
By Cristina Evans, M.Ed. and David Murphy, M.Ed., Ed.D. When a problem occurs, most of us are able to quickly figure out the size of the problem and then regulate our emotional reaction to stay calm and deal with it. But that’s not always the … Continue readingSizing Up The Problem