Our Director Dr. Levy frequently writes education-related articles and blogs for magazines, newspapers, and other publications. Some of these articles are detailed below.

November 10, 2017
child hates school

What To Do If Your Child Hates School

Your child feels anxious, complains of “headaches” or “stomach aches,” or downright says he hates‎ school.‎ Many kids experience these issues at some point in their academic careers; rather than downplaying these complaints or even giving in, try to truly understand why your child may be feeling this way. For many kids, academic or attentional challenges (or a combination of both) can often be the culprit.
October 19, 2017
dysgraphic help writing skills

Help Your Child With Dysgraphia Build Stronger Writing Skills

As your child moves through school, the writing demands will increase rapidly. She’ll move from learning to scribble circles and lines to writing letters, numbers, and words, and before you know it, she’ll be asked to write multi-page essays and research papers.
October 4, 2017
parcc, standardized testing, dyslexia

You Received Your Child’s PARCC Scores…Now What?

You received your child's PARCC scores and you're not quite sure what to make of them. Your child scored a 4 in math but a 2 in ELA. What does that mean? Is there anything you should do? With standardized testing now a key part of your child's academic future, spend some time getting to know the exams and learning what you can do to ensure your child is fully prepared for the future.
September 12, 2017
reading apps children

The Best Reading Apps For All Grade Levels

Perfect for kids who aren’t big into page-turning. Some kids love the thrill of turning the pages of paper book. They enjoy visually gauging their reading progress and find reading on a comfortable chair or couch simply relaxing. Many children, however, gravitate to tech tools. They jump on any opportunity to swipe, press, or share, and are easily engaged by digital content.
July 13, 2017
rainy day activities

Fun Rainy Day Activities for Children

Summer is a time for playing outside, splashing in the pool, and ‎making sand castles at the beach. Yet during this fun-filled season, many students lose one to three months' worth of learning without continued academic instruction. Help your child prevent summer brain drain while still having fun with the ideas detailed below.