How Many Creative Ways Do You Have of Using Flashcards?

Do you get bored by flashcards? Are they too repetitive, dull, and unmotivating? Not the way I teach students to play with flashcards! Recently I taught a student my special approach, and we reflected on how well she was able to “retrieve” the information...

How Forgetful Students Can Remember to Check Your Grades

Do you forget to check your grades online?! I’ve noticed that there’s a certain kind of forgetful student who probably should check their grades on a daily (or every-other-day) basis, but can’t seem to remember. In this video, I share a story about...

Want to Look Impressive to Colleges? Ask This Question.

Do you have the (faulty) idea that colleges are more interested in students who do a lot of different activities? Recently on my podcast my cohost and I were talking about things juniors in high school need to do to make sure they’re “on track” for...

Always Running Late to School? Try These Two Things.

How’s your morning routine? Are you always running late? I have a client whose mom texts me every morning with a report about how the morning routine went for her 9th grader. Usually, her daughter is running about 1 minute late for the carpool, and so...