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Why Do We Procrastinate?

Nic Voge, Senior Associate Director of Princeton University’s McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning in NJ, describes procrastination in a different way than what is common. According to Voge, it’s not the familiar character flaw we know and loathe.

Procrastination is usually discussed as ‘self-sabotage’, a weakness, and shameful. In his Tedx talk, Voge invites his […]

Digital Literacy: How can Parents be Prepared

Are you worried about technologies impact on your children’s development

Apprehension about kids and technology is nothing new. Years ago, when it was first introduced, cable television was considered to be a serious risk to the healthy development of children. Today we don’t think twice about it. Closed-mindedness or even fear about new technology holds us […]

Immunity During the Coronavirus and Beyond

Here is How to Boost Your Immunity during the Coronavirus
Increasing your immunity during the Crononavirus seems like a daunting task. It seems like there are a million things we can’t control, one of the things we can influence is our health, resilience, and well-being.

While these tips will not guarantee you won’t get sick, they will […]

Summer Slide Tips

Summer slide is the potential academic loss that occurs over the summer months. In addition to the academic slide, there is a potential emotional slide that also occurs when students are separated from their peers.  How do we help children from suffering from both academic loss and emotional loss during the lazy, hazy days of […]

By |May 20th, 2019|School, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Academic Success Program

Is your child struggling in school?  Do you believe that your child is not working up to their potential?  Is your child struggling with one, or more, of the following:

•    Classroom Behavior
•    Concentration
•    Effective Listening
•    Homework
•    Memorization
•    Note Taking
•    Procrastination
•    Reading
•    Test Anxiety
•    Test Taking Strategies
•    Time Management
•    How to study for:  HISTORY; SCIENCE; MATH; FOREIGN LANGUAGE
If you answered ‘Yes’ to any of these questions, Specialized Therapy Associates (STA) just might be able to help!  STA currently has openings in their widely […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|anxiety, back to school, Child, childhood, School|0 Comments

Social Skills Training Group

Does your child have a hard time making and keeping friends? Have you noticed he or she may be overly shy and anxious about meeting new kids? There are many causes of poor social interaction, yet there are plenty of solutions to help! The social skills groups are ideal for helping children improve their social […]

The Distracted Mind

The book entitled The Distracted Mind, subtitled Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World by Adam Gazzaley, MD Ph.D. and Larry Rosen, Ph.D., both of whom have videos to check out on YouTube, was published in the Fall of 2016. Thus it’s an up-to-date look at how our brains have a limited capacity for managing information, […]

By |November 17th, 2017|back to school, School|0 Comments

Brain Rules – learn how to improve your memory

The book entitled Brain Rules by John Medina, the second edition of which was published in 2014, has twelve chapters, each dealing with a different aspect of our psychological functioning and each encapsulated in a simple rule. Medina said that he only discusses research published in a peer-reviewed journal which has then been successfully replicated. […]

By |January 19th, 2017|School|0 Comments

The Precedent Year

Transition is something that can happen at any stage of your life, and often you look back on the last time you had to deal with a big change in order to get you through the next one. However, there is one year in particular that is typically the first transition of such significance that […]

By |October 16th, 2015|adjusting, anxiety, back to school, change, emotions, School|0 Comments