Brain Coach Blog

Brain-boosting blogs from executive function coach Mary Turos


The Homework War: What Is It Good For?

The Homework War: What Is It Good For? With the start of the new school year just a few days away, I anticipate that many progressive, cutting-edge schools will show parents and students clips from the film "Race to...


A Tale of Two Students

A Tale of Two Students It was the best of first-days at school. It was the worst of first-days at school. Tammy transferred from private school to public school, and today was her first day of classes. She was...


My College Advisor Told Me…(aka How To Stress Out a Family)

I just got off the phone with a parent who got some really bad information from the college counselor where his daughter attends school. This is a "prestigious" school , and the counselor has either lied or has no...


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