Actionable advice for parents and teachers—
based on science. 

Fear Factor

Overcoming the awkwardness of asking for help

The quietest part of my day used to be my office hours, when students could meet with me without an appointment. Why? Because no one would show up for them.

 

I clearly advertised the time I would be available, door open, ready to answer any questions. I extolled the benefits of asking for help. And I told my students what a valuable resource their professors were, that we wanted to help them be successful in their classes. 

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Tips

Unbroken

Acceleration is more effective than remediation
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Playbooks

Evidence-based ways to help children thrive. Check out our new Judgment and Decision Making Playbooks!

Decision Making Playbook

Choosing wisely

Judgment Playbook

Getting as close as possible to the best answer

Grit Playbook

Passion and perseverance for long-term goals

Gratitude Playbook

Appreciating what you’ve been given

Self-Control Playbook

Doing what’s best despite short-term temptations

Curiosity Playbook

Wanting to know more