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From Northwest Academy to Brock’s Academy

Dr. Melodee Loshbaugh founded Northwest Academy in Woodinville over ten years ago with the mission to kindle the natural love of learning found within every child.  As a veteran public school teacher Dr. Mel saw some students thrive in a traditional school setting while others struggled, became […]

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5 Tips to Help with IEP Negotiations

If your child qualifies for special education services, you will be a member of your child’s IEP team.  You and the rest of the IEP team will attend at least one meeting a year – an IEP meeting – to devise your child’s IEP – or Individual […]

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How Hiring the Right Math Tutor May Repair Your Child’s Transcript

If your child’s semester math grade was lower than desired, you have most likely engaged a math tutor.  Hiring a math tutor will guide your child toward future success, but does little to improve his or her transcript – unless you hire a tutor that works for […]

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Teaching Kids Gratitude

Thanksgiving may be over, but giving thanks shouldn’t be. Expressing appreciation, gratitude, and thankfulness for the positives in your life is a great way to make yourself and others feel good.  Gratitude also provides a great bridge to building a growth mindset by finding something to be […]

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How to Stay Calm During a Teenage Tantrum

Teenage tantrums can be scary for both you and your teen. Staying calm in the face of a teenage tantrum, especially one where your teenager is pushing your buttons in that special way only they can do, challenges even a naturally patient parent. So how do you […]

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Your Child’s Teacher Wants to Hear from You

A fear of bothering your child’s classroom teacher may make you reluctant to contact him or her.  But what if communicating with your child’s teacher actually helps them do their job? Research from Vital Smarts shows there are five things that teachers want parents to tell them […]

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7 Warning Signs Your Elementary Student Needs a Tutor

Lake Washington School District just finished elementary school parent-teacher conferences.  If you have an elementary student in Lake Washington School District we hope your conference went well. Early in the year elementary goal setting conferences can be useful.  However, if you don’t get a follow up conference, you are left […]

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Enjoy Your Family this Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day celebrates the contributions and achievements of American workers, and for families, marks the last weekend of the summer or an early long weekend in the new school year.  The long weekend away from your paid labor gives you time to relax and enjoy your family. Unfortunately, modern society […]

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Tips to Manage Your Child’s Summer Screen Time

Summer is not what it used to be. The days of children playing outside from sun up until sun down, day in and day out, are just not a reality for most families anymore. People are busier….there are more opportunities such as organized sports and camps for […]

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Use Unstructured Summer Time To Build Executive Functioning Skills

Letting your children spend more time on less structured activities this summer just might help them build a brighter future. A study by the University of Colorado Boulder found that children who spend more time in unstructured activities, such as reading, free-play alone or with friends, and […]

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