More and more, our kids are anxious, afraid to make mistakes, and deeply shame-filled when they do. Our kids are refusing to try, and shutting down when things feel hard. What’s a parent to do? I’m pleased to host fellow Chief and resiliency specialist Talia Kovacs to the podcast to discuss her work and her […]
“He’s so smart, but he’s no longer interested in school—or any ‘offline’ activities.” “She used to love sports, but now she just mopes around.” “My kid has turned into such a slacker!” If this sounds like your child, you need to listen to this episode! This week, my friend @Dr. Ellen Braaten shares insights from […]
Meet Liz – one of Signet’s rockstar academic coaches. In today’s episode, Liz shares her approach to coaching, what kinds of challenges coaching can help with, and how to tell if your child is ready for coaching or not. Learn about how a coach puts students at the center of identifying and solving their own […]
Problem-solving is a critical skill that high school students must master to be successful in life. Learn how to help your teen become a better problem-solver.
If your student is showing signs of struggling with their executive functions, it’s always best to act early. Find out how to support your student.
Does your child freeze, fumble, or flip out when confronted with high-stakes testing? They may be experiencing test anxiety. Learn how to help them prepare for testing.
Complex teens deserve a customized method for making crucial decisions about their future. Learn more about Signet’s secret-sauce framework.
How do you teach complex kids to become more independent? The change you want for your kids starts with you. Learn how to move forward in our latest blog.
Is high school harder than your student thought it would be?
Parents often ask us about neuropsych assessments, so we’ve gotten an expert opinion! Read on to learn about the details of the testing process and to see if testing might be appropriate for your student.
What are executive function skills, and how do they influence the learning process? Read on to learn more about the five key executive function skills.
What is an optimal learning space for studying?
A brief guide to some of the most common mental health challenges your student might be facing.
How to tell if your child needs professional support instead of another lecture?
Use this quick guide to determine if you should approach your teacher for extra help.
A functional limitation can impact an individual’s performance on a standardized test.
Types of testing and accommodations used for AD(H)D and learning differences.
How to cure the constant procrastinator, the student performing below their potential, or the bored student – and more!
The importance of an aptitude test and how it can help in obtaining test accommodations.
A Signet student’s story where a change in teaching style made all of the difference.
Part one of a four-part series on standardized testing accommodations. What is an accommodation and how does someone become approved for one?