Back-to-School

Back to School — Balance and New Beginnings in Fall 2021

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

Building Contacts, Connection and Community During Remote, Hybrid, and In-Person Classes

Long story short: knowing classmates and developing strong interpersonal connections can support academic success, particularly during a school year when many are transitioning between remote, hybrid, and in-person schooling. Imagine you’re in Spanish or Biology class. You accidentally zone out when the teacher gives out homework instructions. In your homework portal, the instructions seem frustratingly … Read more