Month: October 2021

Supporting the Development of Independence in Middle School – Advice for Parents

How much involvement should middle school parents have in each step of the process? During middle school, parents need to assess and balance two main aspects – encouraging independent navigation of solving middle school problems, along with making sure that their kids aren’t falling behind. The question shouldn’t be how much involvement; the question should …

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Allocating Time for Creativity: Using time management strategies to encourage creativity

You may not be able to control time, but you can control how you work within time. When professionals discuss creativity, they tend to focus on removing time barriers because it is a “hindrance” to the creative process. In some cases, it may be, but this view centers very much on viewing our relationship with …

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