Category Archives: Multitasking

Multitasking Tips for Parents

Wouldn’t it be great to spend quality time with your children, get some help around the house AND help your child with basic math concepts all at the same time? Below are some suggestions for engaging your child in basic … Continue reading

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LEARNING HOW TO LEARN

    The main function of formal education – that systematized process of organizing masses of random data into something resembling knowledge – is teaching the skills of learning how to learn. Learning how to learn, of course, is very … Continue reading

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Independent Reading Tips and Strategies

     In this era of multi-tasking and lightning-fast communication, it may seem nearly impossible to unplug – even for an hour out of the day. Yet that hour of disconnect can be your best hour by far, an opportunity … Continue reading

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Is Old Fashioned Reading Really Important Anymore?

“My kids aren’t readers. Today, there are so many ways to pick up information, is old fashioned reading really important anymore?”       In a recent counseling session with the father of three sons, I came face to face with a … Continue reading

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Are We Capable of Multitasking?

A recent study shows that multitasking may not be as efficient as completing one task at a time.  This is important to keep in mind with youth in the age of technology.  Constant distractions and working on too many items … Continue reading

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