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What is flexibility

What is flexibility

Let’s do a small recap of what we’ve talked about Executive Functioning recently. Executive Functioning Skills are the mental processes that not only help us plan, organize, keep our focus, remember tasks, and accomplish multiple projects throughout the day, but also...

How does lack of confidence affect students in school

How does lack of confidence affect students in school

During our Executive Function series, we've been discussing how students and young children struggle with what may be considered fundamental abilities. Task initiation, planning, and time management are skills used on a daily basis in both our personal and...

Executive Function: Planning

Executive Function: Planning

Planning is the most basic of all functions which involve setting goals and determining the right steps by which these goals are to be achieved. As part of the executive functioning skills, it refers to the ability to create a plan or strategy to reach a goal and to...

Time Management

Time Management

Despite being one of the most common skills listed on job applicants’ resumes, time management is a difficult skill to master. As part of the executive functioning skills, time management is described as the process of organizing and planning how to divide your time...

Student Portal Manager

Student Portal Manager

A Wright Academics coach will be matched with your student. The coach will have access to your student’s school portal where they’ll create personalized & prioritized task lists for your student. The coach will create a list of assignments indicating their order...

Our Executive Function Coaching Process

Our Executive Function Coaching Process

If you’ve always wondered how an Executive Function coaching session with a student is, this is your chance!  When you hear about a 1:1 coaching session about planning and time management, you are probably picturing somebody sitting in front of your child going...

Having a Ferrari Brain but Bicycle Brakes – Success Story

Having a Ferrari Brain but Bicycle Brakes – Success Story

Every once in a while, as a teacher, parent, or tutor, you can encounter a student or young adult who has a hard time controlling their reactions to situations. And sometimes it is not easy to help them. But in today’s Blog, I want to share with you a success story...

Task Initiation 101

Task Initiation 101

Have you ever had difficulty with your child starting their homework or assignment right away? Do you have to constantly remind them to do certain tasks?  To be honest, who hasn’t been a victim to distractions, or a little procrastination here and there, right? The...

The Big Five Reading Components

The Big Five Reading Components

My love of books began when I was a little girl. I remember my mom and dad reading to me as a child. After taking a bedtime bath, brushing my teeth, and putting on cozy flannel pajamas, I’d jump into my canopy bed ready for a story. I remember Dad reading Dr. Seuss...