The other learning exceptionality: Poverty

The other learning exceptionality: Poverty

We're used to talking about a long list of learning exceptionalities such as ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, and many more. But growing up in poverty shouldn't be overlooked, because increases the risks for a great many difficulties.

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  • Getting ready for a new school year

    Another summer winds down and another school year approaches! Hopefully everyone is ready to return to class. Just in case, we've got some pointers that might help the year flow more smoothly.

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  • Just what is stress, exactly?

    Stress is, unfortunately, a normal part of every student's life -- especially when it comes to applying for college and university. But what, exactly, is stress? Where does it come from, and how does it work? We take a look at this powerful but little-understood phenomenon.

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  • It's time to stop struggling with math

    Math is one of those subjects where academic struggles are common. But while it can seem infinitely frustrating to do well, following a few basic principles can really make a difference.

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  • Don't start stressing about college too early

    We're used to thinking of the process of applying for college as a very stressful experience, so it's understandable to worry about it ahead of time. But this stress is starting to affect younger and younger students, even kids in elementary school.

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