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Articles and Input from Education Professionals

Welcome to our blog section for Dynamis Learning Academy where you as a parent can obtain valuable educational information. Every week on Tuesday evening, a blog is posted on this website as our goal is to keep parents informed of various topics in the school environment.

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Articles and Input from Education Professionals

At Dynamis Learning Academy, a team of professional educators meets to select the topics that we feel are current and would be of great interest to our parents. This section will include blogs on topics such as organizational and test taking strategies, ADHD, 504, IEP, Executive Functioning, Dyslexia, Mindfulness, SAT/ACT ideas, and much more. If you have a topic in mind you’d like to see here, please reach out to us in the contact section of this website, and we’ll be happy to provide you with the information. Thank you and we look forward to equipping parents with knowledge on the various educational topics in school systems today.

July 4th – Making it Real for a New Generation

July 4th – Making it Real for a New Generation

As the sky darkens and the people gather, anticipating that patriotic show of lights, a small child wonders… He/she knows Christmas is about God, Thanksgiving is about the Pilgrims and turkey. But what exactly is the 4th of July all about? They don’t talk much about...

Anxiety On the Rise Among Our Young Children

Anxiety On the Rise Among Our Young Children

There seems to be a growing number of children today showing signs of anxiety in younger ages. As I sit through parent/teacher conferences, I am consistently seeing a pattern of this from our middle school aged children and younger. In fact, I would say over the last...

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SAT vs. ACT Which One Should Your Child Take?

SAT vs. ACT Which One Should Your Child Take?

SAT or ACT? Many students will be looking to take some practice SAT tests pretty soon, or they may be looking for a tutor to assist them with test taking strategies for these type of standardized tests. The two tests most high school students take, SAT and ACT are...

3 Pieces of Advice for the Graduating Senior

3 Pieces of Advice for the Graduating Senior

“The future’s so bright, I gotta wear shades”. This song, by Timbuk3, and popular during the 80’s, always comes to mind when I think of graduations. That, and the Dr. Seuss book, “Oh, the Places You’ll Go.” Funny, these are two very different mediums expressing a very...

Mindfulness Tip #5 – Healthy Eating

Mindfulness Tip #5 – Healthy Eating

“Mom, I’m hungry. What’s for dinner? I want some chicken nuggets and fries. Oh, can we get a milkshake for dessert too?” When you suggest a salad or some lean meat and vegetables instead, a chorus of whines and objections erupt from the backseat. Despite your...

Mindfulness Tip #4 – Awareness

Mindfulness Tip #4 – Awareness

Have you ever heard of a ‘lightbulb’ moment? I am sure you have! It’s one of those moments we experience where a thought or feeling randomly pops into our heads that answers or solves an ongoing dilemma in our lives. It’s a sudden, intuitive feeling that appears to...

Mindfulness tip #3:  Routine & Organization

Mindfulness tip #3: Routine & Organization

Imagine this scenario in a few short weeks: It’s the second week back at school. The newness has already worn off and the struggle has begun. Clothes are strewn across the floor like fall leaves after a heavy storm. You’ve found part of your clean uniform, but the...

Mindfulness: Using the Senses to Learn Self-Care

Mindfulness: Using the Senses to Learn Self-Care

O.K., let’s sit down, get comfortable and take a deep breath. Close your eyes and concentrate on your breathing. In and out, counting to 5 before you inhale and again before you exhale. That’s right, slow it down. Focus on that breathing… For many of you, this may...

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