Back to School, Executive Function, Tips & Strategies

Start the Year Off Organized

We often get requests for executive function help around exams. Executive functions are the cognitive processes that help people control their behaviour (emotional regulation, initiation, impulse control) and reach their goals (planning, time management, organization, self monitoring).  Though there are some strategies for studying and test taking that can be learned during crunch time, there… Continue reading Start the Year Off Organized

Executive Function, Tips & Strategies

Study Tips Part 2 (Just in time for June exams!)

Are you a teen thinking about spring exams? High school exams will be starting in the next couple of weeks, which means that it’s time to start flexing your study skills and working on keeping a positive attitude towards your learning.   Back in January, Access Learning shared our Top 6 Study Strategies when preparing… Continue reading Study Tips Part 2 (Just in time for June exams!)

Back to School, Executive Function

Getting Off to a Good Start

The first week of the school year can be a frantic time! Students have new routines to learn, new assignments to start working on, new relationships to build, and new skills to develop. Sometimes, once the initial excitement of returning to the classroom fades and the school work begins in earnest, kids start to feel… Continue reading Getting Off to a Good Start