Executive Functioning

September 17, 2020

Executive Functioning and Remote Learning

Now that we’re well into this school year unlike any other, we’re getting a feel for the obstacles students are running into with remote learning. What’s […]
January 25, 2018

Ensuring a Smooth Transition to High School

With planning and effort now and during the coming months, your eighth grader can set themselves up for a smooth transition to high school!  Why Now? […]
January 11, 2018

Building Good Habits for a Successful Second Semester

If first semester felt a little all over the place, you are not alone! Taking some time now to reflect on the past few months and […]
July 14, 2017

How to Break Procrastination Habits!

When we work with students to break procrastination habits, our ultimate goal is to help them become independent learners. Teaching them about the “why” of their […]
July 11, 2017

Procrastination: The Good, the Bad, and the Reality

“I don’t get it. I can get more done in half an hour than my daughter can in three hours! Is she lazy or just unfocused?” […]
October 8, 2013

Is Executive Functioning the Missing Link for Many Gifted Students?

Dean’s Story For parents of gifted students, the story of our student Dean may sound familiar. At three, Dean could correctly identify every Thomas the Tank […]
August 26, 2013

Helping Kids Make a Smooth Transition

Alyssa Coburn, one of our co-owners and an expert tutor, has tutored many students during her career with Nurturing Wisdom. During this time, she has seen […]
October 1, 2012

How Can I Support My Child’s Executive Functioning Tutoring?

We like to say that executive functioning is everything that it takes to succeed in school besides the actual content. Students in our executive functioning tutoring […]
November 22, 2011

Managing Technology Distractions

In today’s digital age, we are all constantly faced with technology distractions, such as social media, YouTube, and text messages. These distractions are a big challenge, […]