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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, especially when students are trying to […]
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 program learn how to be organized, […]
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 how helpful our tutoring programs can […]
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 Engine character that ever appeared on […]
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?” “John was doing fine this year…until […]
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 behaviors; discovering which tools, techniques, and […]
January 11, 2018

Building Good Habits for a Successful Second Semester

Was the first half of the school year a challenge for your child? Less than stellar grades? Fine grades but totally stressed out? Don’t despair! Just because they got off on the […]
January 25, 2018

Ensuring a Smooth Transition to High School

Some time during second semester, many eighth graders lose interest in their school work and either coast or crash through the remainder of the school year. This is such a bummer to […]
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 coming up again and again is […]