Wright Academics Blog

Fall Checklist: Top 7 Tips

Fall Checklist: Top 7 Tips

Fall Checklist: Top 7 Tips Chris Mann is a unique, dedicated member of our Wright Academics family. An experienced executive skills coach, Chris is always ready to help our students. He has taken on the role of morning tutor for our drop-off program and helps many...

The Overwhelm & How to Beat It

The Overwhelm & How to Beat It

The Overwhelm & How to Beat It What have these past few weeks felt like for you? For me, they have felt overwhelming, and I have noticed this as a general theme for nearly everyone I have spoken to. It seems we are in another round of change and unpredictability...

What Do You Have to Work With?

What Do You Have to Work With?

What Do You Have to Work With? The beginning of the school year looks different for everyone in 2020. Some students are learning virtually while others are in-person and still more have opted to homeschool amidst the uncertainty. How can we best support our students...

The Gift

The Gift

The Gift In previous blogs we have been chatting about the challenges of having dyslexia, but dyslexia is also a gift. No one embodies this more than Erika Gabrys. Those with dyslexia see things differently, in a much more visual, spatial way. They are often highly...

Dyslexia Signs: Pt. #2

Dyslexia Signs: Pt. #2

Dyslexia Signs: Pt. #2 Last week we shed some light on the signs of dyslexia in students from preschool through 2nd grade. This week, we wanted to focus on third grade through high school students. It is important to note that we see the most avoidance regarding...

Dyslexia Signs: Pt. #1

Dyslexia Signs: Pt. #1

Dyslexia Signs: Pt. #1 In our previous blog, we gave you a broad overview of what dyslexia is and how it impacts students who experience it. This week, we wanted to further equip you. That is why this week’s blog will describe signs that your student could be...

Let’s Talk Dyslexia

Let’s Talk Dyslexia

Let's Talk Dyslexia Many of the students that come through our doors experience learning differences, and the one we see most frequently is dyslexia. Often we find dyslexia is misunderstood. Our students are the very reason why we do what we do at Wright Academics, so...

How to Get Unstuck: Executive Functioning 2.0!

How to Get Unstuck: Executive Functioning 2.0!

How to Get Unstuck: Executive Functioning 2.0! As I shared in one of my videos last week, I had a day where I felt overwhelmed and deflated. Not in every area of my life, just a few of them. For me, that looked like watching Netflix when I could have been tending to...

So Much More

So Much More

So Much More I recently called a client, and when we got on the phone, she started sharing with me. She shared how her child was struggling academically and personally, her desire to help him, and her frustration through it all. She needed to be heard. Isn’t that what...

Summertime & Executive Functioning

Summertime & Executive Functioning

Summertime & Executive Functioning Executive functioning is like the conductor of our brains. This conductor gives different parts of our brains cues pertaining to organization, time management, information processing, and other daily tasks. Often people who...