Setting Goals

Back to Basics: Our Organizational Workshop

How It All Started  It seems straightforward for anyone who has worked with middle school or high school students. Perhaps you’ve seen a backpack full of crumpled papers, or a student so overwhelmed with different short- and long-term assignments and expectations that they shut down. Put simply, students who aren’t able to organize, prioritize, start, … Read more

Recognizing and Addressing Burnout

Lacking motivation? Irritable? Frustrated? Unable to focus? The last few years have been rough for many students (and adults!).  Over the past few months, we’ve received more requests to support middle school students, high school students, and college freshman and sophomores with executive functioning skills, including organization, planning, prioritization, task initiation and completion.  We’ve also … Read more

Overcoming Learning Lags: Writing

Many of our students returned to in-person learning after having a remote or hybrid learning situation since March 2020. At Green Ivy Educational Consulting, we’ve noted increased anxiety and stress around math (particularly upper level math), writing, and world languages including Spanish, French, and Mandarin. This is the third in a three-part series of strategies … Read more

Overcoming Learning Lags: Math

Many of our students returned to in-person learning after having a remote or hybrid learning situation since March 2020. At Green Ivy Educational Consulting, we’ve noted increased anxiety and stress around math (particularly upper level math), writing, and world languages including Spanish, French, and Mandarin. This is the second in a three part series of … Read more

Overcoming Learning Lags: World Languages

Many of our students returned to in-person learning after having a remote or hybrid learning situation since March 2020. At Green Ivy Educational Consulting, we’ve noted increased anxiety and stress around math (particularly upper level math), writing, and world languages including Spanish, French, and Mandarin. This is the first in a three part series of … Read more

Back to School — Balance and New Beginnings in the Fall

This blog post was first published on anahomayoun.com. Greetings! In my office, we’re going back to our school year schedule today…and we have the school year buzz…When I started to draft this newsletter, I wanted to offer back-to-school strategies that could be used to help students ease the transition in a post-pandemic school year, but … Read more