Strategies for Successful Online Learning
By Gina Bellisario

This past March, students across the United States were introduced to the concept of online learning. Althoughhigh schools and colleges have offered online courses for a number of years, many students found themselvesimmersed in a brand-new experience, with every one of their subjects being taught in a completely remotefashion.Online learning, as with any experience, comes… Continue reading

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Strategies for Managing Executive Function Disorder
By Gina Bellisario

Does your student procrastinate often? Misplace materials for school? Have multiple late assignments? Thesemay be signs of a condition called executive function disorder (EFD). EFD inhibits one’s executive functioningskills, which include the ability to: (1) organize information; and (2) regulate behavior in order to appropriatelyrespond to that information.Consider the following scenario as an illustration:Student A… Continue reading

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How the Unorganized Become Organized

The first obstacle you face when your student does not have innate organizational skills is that helping your student become organized will take some time. The second is that finding a method that works may involve a lot of trial and error. Developing organizational skills takes time, effort, and cooperation to become habits. The goal is to develop skills that your student… Continue reading

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