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To share the stories, philosophies, and resources that inform our unique approach to tutoring, to empower ourselves and our community in individualized learning, and to uplift families, educators, and students.
Bernie's Blog - Part 1
Bernie's Blog - Part 1
Motivation, Grit, and Self Discovery Personalized Learning Learning How to Learn Essays & Writing

Bernie's Blog - Part 1

This week’s guest blogger is Bernie Whitely, a tremendously inspiring high school student who has worked with Yellow Parachute Lea...
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Mixing it up
Mixing it up
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Mixing it up

Summer is a great time to reboot routines, including meal planning and prep. On Wednesday, July 8 at 10:30 a.m. I’ve invited nutri...
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What is Yellow Parachute Academy?
What is Yellow Parachute Academy?
Personalized Learning Elementary School High School Middle School Learning How to Learn Organization & Study Skills

What is Yellow Parachute Academy?

For the past few weeks I’ve been hearing from a lot of my parent-friends who have concerns about what school will look like in the...
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School’s out… Time to think about next year!
School’s out… Time to think about next year!
Personalized Learning Middle School High School Elementary School

School’s out… Time to think about next year!

SCHOOL’S OUT FOR SUMMER!!! (cue Alice Cooper’s 70’s Classic Rock song)... In the past week I’ve wrapped up the 2019-2020 school ye...
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Talking to Your Kids About Race
Talking to Your Kids About Race
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Talking to Your Kids About Race

This past week has been incredibly tough. The video of George Floyd's senseless murder made me angry and nauseous. I needed time t...
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Exploring Your Options
Exploring Your Options
Parenting Personalized Learning

Exploring Your Options

These are strange times. The sudden conversion from a school environment to distance learning has thrown families a HUGE curveball...
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Survey Says...
Survey Says...
Organization & Study Skills Learning How to Learn Executive Functioning Skills

Survey Says...

Last month we conducted an informal poll on the Yellow Parachute Learning Partners Facebook page where we asked parents what was t...
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Jump In Coaching
Jump In Coaching
Stress & Anxiety Personalized Learning Parenting Organization & Study Skills Middle School High School Elementary School

Jump In Coaching

"We are not winning at distance learning today. The youngest is already back in bed. He was so crabby he refused to do his school ...
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Redefining “Routine”
Redefining “Routine”
Motivation, Grit, and Self Discovery Stress & Anxiety Organization & Study Skills Executive Functioning Skills

Redefining “Routine”

Routine (noun) rü-ˌtēn.  A regular course of procedure. Habitual or mechanical performance of an established proced...
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We're Working On It
We're Working On It
Personalized Learning Parenting Organization & Study Skills Learning How to Learn

We're Working On It

As parents, there is so much on our plates these days. We're hands-on parenting 24-7. We're working from home. We're helping our k...
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