Tips and Tidbits

Bedtime stories to grab your child’s attention

Research has shown that executive function is an even better predictor of school success than academic skill.  One important aspect of executive function is attention control, which allows a child to stay focused on a task at hand and to persevere in a challenging situation. A few weeks ago, we shared how to help your child […]

Practice first-name recognition for better literacy

What’s in a name? A great opportunity for your child to test their developing theories about literacy skills! A child’s first name is often the first word they reliably recognize in print. Children become especially focused on the first letter of their name. In fact, you may notice that for a while your child thinks […]