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Tips for the First Weeks of School for Struggling Students

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Students cannot learn if they are stressed, anxious or fearful. How is your first week of school going? What are some ways that you, as the parent, can help your child be emotionally prepared to learn, and to love to learn? First, take the pressure from grades off. Although good grades are important for getting into college and applying for scholarships, the focus in elementary and middle school should not be on academic performance. Instead, the focus of school needs to be on growth for the whole person. Having a growth mindset has been researched recently as one of the...

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Struggling Learner?

Posted by Mollie Shaw on

Trinity Harbor Education Services was launched in February 2016 by Mollie Shaw, B.S. Ed., Texas A&M University. Mollie Shaw has taught in public, private and home school group settings for over 25 years. She specializes in secondary language arts and is an Educational Therapist with the National Institute for Learning Differences (NILD). Key Components of NILD Educational Therapy: The focus of our one-on-one and small-group, individualized interventions is to strengthen the underlying causes of learning difficulties, rather than simply treating the symptoms as tutoring does. NILD educational therapy is a true therapy in that it aims the intervention just above...

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