Constructive Criticism

Constructive Criticism

Constructive Criticism As humans, we don’t get everything right, and we don’t always have the answers right away. At Wright Academics, we think it’s important to model these concepts for our students. What’s important isn’t necessarily the mistake, but what we do...
Young Learners

Young Learners

Young Learners Virtual learning has been hard on our youngest students. They’re in the middle of their most formative years, and many parents are worried their students will fall behind in their fundamental reading and math skills. That’s why we created our enrichment...
Meeting People Where They Are

Meeting People Where They Are

Meeting People Where They Are So far in 2020, we’ve lived through a pandemic, Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) ransomware attack, and an election, and we’ve seen how those events have impacted our community’s families. Last Tuesday alone, I had 5 consultation...
Working Memory

Working Memory

Working Memory Working memory is one’s ability to hold on to and work with information for a short amount of time. It is one of the executive skills. Often working memory is accompanied by ADHD or an attention disorder. Just like slow processing speed, interacting...
Slow Processing Speed

Slow Processing Speed

Slow Processing Speed Processing speed is the amount of time it takes for someone to take in information or an emotional cue, process it, and then respond. Processing can be visual (looking at or reading information) or verbal (verbal directions). Some people can...
Supporting College Students

Supporting College Students

Supporting College Students Because we work with students of all different ages and backgrounds, our experience affords us the ability to notice trends in the education space. Recently, we’ve noticed college students feeling increasingly unmotivated and stuck. Many...