Can I help my child develop grit and perseverance?

I recently gave a presentation at the Learning Disabilities Association (LDA) conference on impact of mindset (our belief about our ability to improve) on learning. During the questioning at the end of the presentation, one teacher asked, “I work with High School students. Is it too late to help them learn to deal with frustration … Read more

3 Quick Tips for Learning

Taking the Stress Out of Learning with Three Quick Tips Stressed brains don’t learn well. Make sure you set yourself up for success Learn relaxing breathing techniques. Even 1 minute can make a difference. Find a “go to” exercise. Something short, brisk, easy to do just to break the tension in your body. Set yourself … Read more