Beyond BookSmart (formerly Thinking Outside the Classroom)

Beyond BookSmart (formerly Thinking Outside the Classroom)

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

  • 3 Tips for Parents of Struggling Students with Overachieving Siblings

    “Please stop graduating.” I remember reading this line quite vividly in an otherwise comical card from my younger brother. It was both a sarcastic comment - he’d suffered through my high school, undergraduate, graduate and second graduate school graduations - and a serious one.  He was sick and tired of being outdone academically.  

Beyond BookSmart (formerly Thinking Outside the Classroom)

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

  • Bright Kids Who Can’t Keep Up: The Cost of Slow Processing Speed

    Editor's note: This week, we feature guest blogger Dr. Ellen Braaten, associate director of The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital. Read her full bio below. Some kids are naturally fast. They run, talk, complete homework assignments and do all sorts of things at a rate that seems appropriate for their age. Other kids don’t, or perhaps it would be fai...

Beyond BookSmart (formerly Thinking Outside the Classroom)

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 months ago

  • How to Convince Your Child to Stop Multitasking When Doing Homework

    You feel like a broken record. How many times have you mentioned/suggested/demanded that your child stop texting, checking the Twitter feed, or watching the latest viral sensation on YouTube while doing homework? Your tween or teen assures you that they are capable of extraordinary multitasking powers; in fact, he or she says that all this social media stuff actually helps them stay fo...

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