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A Conversation with Daniel Franklin, PhD

A Kinder Way: The Myth of Independence (Video Blog)

The Myth of Independence If a student has not turned in their homework 40 days in a row, is there any reason to think that they’re going to hand it in on the 41st day? Yet, this is the assumption that is often made; that somehow magically, some pattern, well-established pattern, is suddenly going to […]

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A Conversation with Daniel Franklin, PhD

A Kinder Way: Connection and Conversation (Video Blog)

Connection and Conversation I start every conversation with a new student of my practice this way: “I’m going to ask you a question completely out of the blue,” and I say “are you ready? And they’ll say, “Yes,” and I’ll say “Have you ever heard of a shooting star before?” And almost all kids, frankly […]

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A Conversation with Daniel Franklin, PhD

A Kinder Way: Emotion and Cognition (Video Blog)

Emotion and Cognition If you’re not a good reader and you’re at school, it’s an uphill battle. But what do we know? If we take those same children, and we take them out of that environment and we put them in an environment where they can be successful, where they feel recognized for the things […]

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social creatures

Social Creatures Podcast with Room in the Trees

Last month, Dr. Franklin had the pleasure of speaking with Trent Reynolds and Sabrina Ward Harrison from Room in the Trees for their podcast about creative, social beings. We encourage you to check out the podcast here.

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back to school

Getting Ready for School as the Summer Comes to an End

The ads for back-to-school sales are trickling in, and emails about registration, books, and materials are starting to arrive. It’s tempting to block out the signs that summer is ending soon, but it’s a mistake to completely miss out on using these last weeks of summer to increase your child’s chances of school success.   […]

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A Conversation with Daniel Franklin, PhD

A Conversation with Dr. Daniel Franklin (Blog 4 of 4)

Throughout our work at Franklin Educational Services, Dr. Franklin gets asked many questions about the work we do, how we find the right instructors, and some of the theory behind why Academic Management works. We decided to sit down with him and have him break it down for us, interview style. The next few blogs […]

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Daniel Franklin, PhD

A Conversation with Dr. Daniel Franklin (Blog 3 of 4)

Throughout our work at Franklin Educational Services, Dr. Franklin gets asked many questions about the work we do, how we find the right instructors, and some of the theory behind why Academic Management works. We decided to sit down with him and have him break it down for us, interview style. The next few blogs […]

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A Conversation with Daniel Franklin, PhD

A Conversation with Dr. Daniel Franklin (Blog 2 of 4)

Throughout our work at Franklin Educational Services, Dr. Franklin gets asked many questions about the work we do, how we find the right instructors, and some of the theory behind why Academic Management works. We decided to sit down with him and have him break it down for us, interview style. The next few blogs […]

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Daniel Franklin, PhD

A Conversation with Dr. Daniel Franklin (Blog 1 of 4)

Throughout our work at Franklin Educational Services, Dr. Franklin gets asked many questions about the work we do, how we find the right instructors, and some of the theory behind why Academic Management works. We decided to sit down with him and have him break it down for us, interview style. The next few blogs […]

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summer vacation and summer studies

Summer Vacation or Summer School? (How about both?)

Summer vacation conjures up images of long days of sunshine and barbecues. But summer vacation shouldn’t be all play for K-12 students and The National Association of Summer Learning (NSLA) explains why. Children in these grades can lose over two months of math skills and they consistently under perform on fall testing. Fortunately, preventing academic skill […]

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