School

School from Home Prep: Dealing with the Unknowns by Doing Teacher Recon

Hey Tribe!

Man, ya’ll got to me this week with your emails. Thank you so much for reaching out with your positive experiences using the strategies! It absolutely fills my heart and makes all of the efforts so very worthwhile when I know they are empowering kids and the people who love them!

This week we’re continuing our Prep for School (whatever school may be) theme with some action!! We’re going to talk about the questions to ask

Read More »School from Home Prep: Dealing with the Unknowns by Doing Teacher Recon

Pay Attention! Real-life, brain-friendly strategies for success

What does paying attention look like?

Welcome to the EFP. I’m your host, Sarah Kesty, and today we’re talking about attention. Not the kind that comes naturally or you want to give freely, but the kind we ask kids to pay. Today I’m going to teach you quick strategies to improve your child’s attention and improve your understanding of your child’s brain!

I want to begin by telling you about a few students I’ve had. I’ll start

Read More »Pay Attention! Real-life, brain-friendly strategies for success

The BEST planner for your child with Executive Function needs!

Customizable Planner Pages for you to try!

I have purchased and put in place probably 40 student planners, and I’ve seen various degrees of success. What it comes down to is matching student understanding with planner set up. What I mean is sometimes it’s best to design the pages together, print them, then bind them with laminated card stock covers (it’s actually how I make my own teaching planners). 

That said, all planners should have:

*A yearly overview type

Read More »The BEST planner for your child with Executive Function needs!

Why is my kid SO smart and SO failing school? Podcast Episode 2

 This episode is going to shake up your brain a little bit…in a good way. We’re going to explore a question that probably floats around in your brain every day: Why is my kid, who is so smart, failing at school? Or you may even have a similar concern for yourself: you know you’re capable but sometimes the daily, nearly automatic tasks for others really elude you.

Years ago, I had a student named Aubrie, who was by

Read More »Why is my kid SO smart and SO failing school? Podcast Episode 2