The beginning of October brings fall colors, rain, and student progress reports. How is Joey doing this year? The school year always starts slowly and then speeds up with a bang. It’s a new grade, with new expectations, and new learning. Everything gets a little bit harder than last year. In some grades (3rd, 7th, 9th, and 11th) much harder.
It’s a good time to go back to the drawing board and evaluate what’s working well and what needs to be tweaked. Kids are eternal optimists. At the beginning of the school year, they are confident— “Sure I can do it all!”. But how has it actually... Read More