The Parish School Blog
Mar 26, 2021
Do you ever wonder what the next step is for children after The Parish School? Meet a panel of alumni students and their families, as they share their journey and experience in transitioning from The Parish School.
Mar 10, 2021
Do you ever wonder why your child with ADHD has trouble getting started on chores or homework? Do you notice they get off track when following seemingly simple instructions? Is it chaotic getting out of the house in the morning? This session features Dr. Kimberly Harrison, who presents why individuals with ADHD operate in different ways, and what to do to get things done more efficiently to start enjoying more peace and harmony at home.
Oct 29, 2019
Every parent looks forward to the day their child can read fluently. Society leads us to believe that this is the pinnacle of a child’s early academic career. We’ve been told it indicates children will be more successful in their overall long-term education. However, research has found the opposite to be true. Read on to learn how early reading is correlated with success in elementary school, but doesn’t seem to lead directly to college enrollment or success.
May 15, 2019
While research on executive functioning has been taking place since the early 1970s, it has recently become a common buzzword in the worlds of education and speech-language pathology. This may be due to new research showing that a child’s future success depends less on their ability to memorize math facts and decode words, and more on having strong executive functioning and social-emotional skills. So what is executive functioning, and why is it so important for learning?