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The Right Tool

The Right Tool

 Have you ever struggled to make something work and then all it once it comes together when you try another strategy – or tool? That’s how learning is. When students find the right tools that fit the way they learn, they can conquer just about any material....

College Transition Advice Books

College Transition Advice Books

It was so fun to see photos of freshmen move-in day at my alma mater this week. It brought back so many happy memories and reminded me of what a huge leap it is to leave the security of high school and home and plunge all-in to a whole new journey.  Today’s Weekly...

Happy Monday, How is back-to-school going?

Whether your classes are off to a fast start or are unfolding at a more leisurely pace, now is the time to get into a strong study groove. How about a couple of indispensable tools to set the semester up right?! The first is Quizlet. Every student I have worked with...

Weekly Reads

Weekly Reads

Everybody ready for Back-to-School? Or, dreading the return of homework? Today’s Weekly Reads are a few of my top study skills guides that will make all the difference this year.  How to Learn. A Guide for Kids and Teens by Barbara Oakley, Terrance Synowsk and...

Fast Flight Monday: Back-to-School Shopping List

Fast Flight Monday: Back-to-School Shopping List

With the summer winding down (or at least by measure of the calendar – it’s going to be 100+ degrees where I am today) I’m getting my annual happy feels for the start of a new school year.  There’s something about seeing those displays of shiny boxes of new crayons...

Just Keep Showing Up

Just Keep Showing Up

Time for a Franklin Friday! I’ve never had a puppy quite like Franklin. For his first four months as a part of my family, he wasn’t a particularly happy baby. A strong wind, an errant sound he’d not heard before, or the slightest change in his routine brought out his...

Julie Allen

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