479: Adulting 101 Series: Self-Care

26 Jun

We are continuing with our shorter summer episodes and with Erin’s series highlighting the ways in which students can learn key skills so they can live independently. Today’s focus is on self-care. Adulting is something all students need to be … Read More »

477: Habit Loop

12 Jun

Erin explores how we set habits, tweak habits, and when it is a good idea to sustain a habit. Here are some resources mentioned:

474: The Good and Not So Good of Checklists

22 May

Erin took a deep dive into the world of checklists. Human Factors of Fight-Deck Checklists: The Normal Checklist – Degani and Wiener: https://ntrs.nasa.gov/citations/19910017830 The Checklist Manifesto – Atul Gawande: https://www.amazon.com/Checklist-Manifesto-How-Things-Right/dp/0312430000 Under Pressure – Gareth Lock: https://www.thehumandiver.com/underpressure

473: How to Talk to Your Teachers

15 May

Students have strong opinions about talking to their teachers. That makes sense since it can be intimidating. Megan and Erin discuss why you should talk to you teachers, when you should talk to them, and how to do it! And … Read More »

471: Ideas to Improve Student Success in Math

1 May

Megan has noticed that students have gaps in their math knowledge, even when they are getting tutoring. Erin reflects on her time as a math teacher and provides some tips for numerical literacy and how to avoid simple math mistakes.

470: How to Stop Managing Your Child

24 Apr

Erin always talks about enjoying rather than managing your child and Megan wants to know how to actually do that! Erin provides strategies for talking to your kids as an anxious problem-solving parent and Megan shares some real-world examples of … Read More »