7 Color-Coding Tips to Get Your Child Organized

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Here are some simple strategies for using color-coding systems to help with organization, planning, and prioritization of tasks. https://www.understood.org/en/learning-thinking-differences/child-learning-disabilities/executive-functioning-issues/7-color-coding-tips-to-get-your-child-organized?view=slideview&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=understoodorg&fbclid=IwAR1WJDugMxMLeuvepG86v4dtPuN-i-59_vSXgaJpkafEoJSU5n3JdHObO2U

Why Multilingual People Have Healthier, More Engaged Brains

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We now know that speaking more than one language has many benefits that can include better brain engagement, stronger executive functioning skills, and delayed onset (by as much as five years) of dementia and Alzheimers. https://www.kqed.org/mindshift/46188/why-multilingual-people-have-healthier-more-engaged-brains?fbclid=IwAR0f0RnCobnS1paMi0EqBZIA5obkrkXxn0meS1DkNicMp6iuGPyauhdarOA

Understanding ODD and Neuroperception

I find that many students who have been diagnosed with ODD actually have some type of anxiety disorder. Consequences for behaviors viewed as willful and within their control, then make their anxiety–and their behavior–worse. When behaviors stem from anxiety, the underlying anxiety must be addressed in order for those behaviors to improve. Read the full …

How the Growth Mindset Protects against Poverty-Related Achievement Deficits

“When students believe their intelligence can grow and change with effort, they perform better on academic tests. Students from low-income families were less likely to hold a growth mindset than their more affluent peers. However, if a low-income student did have a growth mindset, it worked as a buffer against the negative effects of poverty …