Corona-cation Unpacking the New Expectations for Schooling

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

Twice-Exceptional Learners with Guest Author Courtney Edman

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. Unpacking the new normal for learning.

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.

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.

How to Raise Emotionally Strong, Resilient and Powerful Kids in A Digital Age – RedZone Podcast Interview with Dr. David Murphy

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

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

The 45-day challenge: Start school with a mindset for academic success

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

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