Teenagers

Conversations and Resources for Horrific Tragedy

Our hearts are broken by news of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. This senseless violence can be impossible to comprehend, and it can feel impossible to put feelings into words. Children and teens may have an especially hard time processing the tragedy, and we want to share some useful resources … Read more

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

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

Bounce Back: Tools to Address Pandemic Learning Lags

Across the country, families and students look toward the upcoming school year with a combination of hopefulness, excitement, and uncertainty. At Green Ivy, we’ve seen that many teens and children are thrilled by the idea of being back on campus with their friends, communities, and teachers. At the same time, families express nervousness about whether … Read more