Tips for succeeding with ADHD?
It was the third grade. I remember little of the doctor’s visits and even less of my immediate reaction, but I do remember the medicine. Ritalin, which is prescribed commonly for what is called ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder soon came in little bottles. I remember taking them and feeling different. I had a… Continue reading
Importance of Balancing Schoolwork with Extracurricular Activities
study vs. sports
In high school I was a three-sport athlete, honor roll student, and member of the wind ensemble all four years. I went to a private school in Alexandria, VA that had an extremely demanding curriculum and boasted a 100% graduation rate. One of the biggest motivating factors for me was finding that although I wasn’t… Continue reading
Tips: How to Get Started Coaching with Novastar Prep
Welcome to the wonderful world of teaching! If you’re new to the coaching game, it might seem a little overwhelming. You might be thinking, “Where to start?” “How do I talk to kids?” “What should I start with?”. Before you get started, contact your student’s parents. Ask them what your student’s weak spots are… Continue reading