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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.

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...

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Mindfulness tip #3:  Routine & Organization

Mindfulness tip #3: Routine & Organization

Imagine the following scenario at home. Your home looks a little out of sorts.  Clothes are thrown everywhere!  You’ve found part of your clean uniform, but the other half looks like it’s been chewed on by the dog. Your book bag has been taken by aliens because you’ve...

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...

Moving from Anxiety to Wonder Even While Test Taking

Moving from Anxiety to Wonder Even While Test Taking

Does test taking make you feel anxious?  You’re not alone.  I’m here to tell you that there are things you can do to reduce the anxious feelings you get when staring at a test or when you’re just thinking about the test and experience those same feelings.  Anxiety is...

Test Taking Tip #2: How to Interpret Reading Passages

Test Taking Tip #2: How to Interpret Reading Passages

Have you ever been taking a reading test, read the passage, and then looked at the answer options and could swear they all belonged to some passage other than the one you just read? I think this has happened to every single one of us at some point. So, just how do we...

Test Taking Tip #1: How to Succeed on Norm Referenced Tests

Test Taking Tip #1: How to Succeed on Norm Referenced Tests

Yes, the school year has begun and so has the testing! No matter what your thoughts are on these standardized tests, they can be compared somewhat to taxes…they’re both inevitable. So, how can we help our kids do better on these tests, thus alleviating some of their...

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