Susan Grossi

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The 10 Commandments of the Middle School Mom

The word "awkward" can be used to accurately describe nearly every aspect of being a mother to a kid in middle school. The transition to a new school at the ripe age of tween is difficult for children, yes, but it's also difficult for parents — mature topics start to come up, boundaries are …

Parenting

Evidence-Based School Counseling

<i>(Part 1 of a 4 part series)</i><p>It was pure luck that I first heard of the Evidence-Based School Counseling Conference at Northern Kentucky University in …

Making Data Collection Fun with Kahoot!

I can't even remember when or where I first heard about Kahoot! but I've used it with my students in the classroom and with my faculty with wonderful …

Evidence-Based School Counseling and The Flashlight Approach

<b>Part 2 of a 4 part series</b><p><i>“Don’t wait for a miracle! The time is now! Go create one!” Dr.Trish Hatch, EBSC conference 2015</i><p>After attending Trish …

The Comprehensive School Counseling Program vs. Random Acts of Guidance

<i>(Part 3 of a 4 part series)</i><p>When reading Trish Hatch’s book, The Use of Data in School Counseling, I came across the term “Random Acts of Guidance,” …

Free eBook Is He Relationship Material? Thank you

This eBook is available in an Adobe Acrobat PDF file format. This format is compatible with all computers including Mac and PC and your Tablets and …

What's Going On Inside A Dyslexic Student's Brain?

There's no such thing as a "normal brain." In fact, there's a lot of diversity in how different brains process information -- a challenge for …

7 Secrets to Studying Better with ADHD

Studying with attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) can be daunting — especially cramming for tests. Luckily, there’s new research that shows that …

Study Skills

Technology APPreciation

Last Christmas it seems a large number of my students got some sort of technology as a gift. Whether it was a new iPhone, tablet, or a hand-me-down …

Real-Life Burn Book: Everything Parents Need to Know About the Controversial App

Whether your kids are old enough to have seen <b>Mean Girls</b> yet or not, you have probably heard of the original Burn Book made famous by the movie. It's a physical book filled with anonymous insults, rumors, and gossip written by high school girls.<p>Well, that fictional book that took bullying to an …

Apps

Living Room Paint Ideas: 10 Easy-to-Live-With- Colors

Some living rooms are for relaxing, others are for socializing, and others still are for dancing and games. Choosing a color for this versatile room …

Kids and robots learn to write together

Who is the teacher: the student or the machine? By showing a robot how to write letters, children improve their writing skills and gain …

robotslearn

8 Ways to Talk to Difficult People

I have an allergy to superiority.<p>Start talking down to me or patronizing me in a belittling tone and I can feel my blood pressure rise. My nervous …

Self-help

Someone Has Frustrated You. Now What Do You Do?

<i>…feelings like disappointment, embarrassment, irritation, resentment, anger, jealousy, and fear, instead of being bad news, are actually very clear</i> …

Self-help

10 Steps for Parents and Kids to Tame the Worry Monster

Anxiety has become a regular part of our society and daily lives for our children (and ourselves). Worry and fear cause our children to feel bad, often cause parent-child conflict and stress, keep our children from fully experiencing life, and fully reaching their potential. As a psychologist, …

NCE

A Handful of Apps to Add to Your New iPad (even if you don’t take it to school)

Every year at this time I publish a short list of the apps that I recommend installing if you received a new iPad during this holiday season. Even if …

7 Reasons Most People Are Afraid of Love

The story of lost love is one most of us can tell, and the question, "Why do relationships fail?” lingers heavily in the back of our minds. The …

Self-help

The Secret Language of Girls on Instagram

D Dipasupil—Getty Images for Extra<p>Loic Venance—AFP/Getty Images<p>Anthony Harvey—Getty Images<p>Joe Scarnici—Getty Images<p>Jason Kempin—Getty …

Feminism

Why so many kids can’t sit still in school today

The Centers for Disease Control tells us that in recent years there has been a jump in the percentage of young people diagnosed with Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, commonly known as ADHD: 7.8 percent in 2003 to 9.5 percent in 2007 and to 11 percent in 2011. The reasons for the rise …

The College Majors With The Biggest Lifetime Earnings

Students who study chemical engineering as undergraduates will, on average, make the most money of any college major over their lifetimes, earning …

College & University

Love Indicator Assessment

When we repeat the same unhealthy relationship patterns, it’s difficult to see and understand why we don’t have the love we desire. Understanding …

The Rise of Educator-Entrepreneurs: Bringing Classroom Experience to Ed-Tech

Jack West has taught for 16 years and has been at Sequoia High School in Redwood City for most of that time. He’s a physics teacher and is naturally …

New Clock May End Time As We Know It

"My own personal opinion is that time is a human construct," says Tom O'Brian. O'Brian has thought a lot about this over the years. He is America's official timekeeper at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorado.<p>To him, days, hours, minutes and seconds are a way for …

School Counselors Do More Than You'd Think

906<p>SHARES<p>Hiring just one additional school counselor in an average American school could have about a third of the effect of recruiting all the …

ADDitude

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

In an interview, he highlighted three take-home messages from his book:<p><i>Forgetting isn't always bad.</i> Most of the time, it’s natural and essential to …