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The not-so-secret ways to reset your brain

Yellow Parachute thinks about the whole picture when it comes to succeeding in the classroom. Just like a coach must consider the physical and mental conditioning that helps their athletes, so must we consider the conditions that helps our students [...]

Exploring Core Values With Rachel Moran, LMFT

That SAT score, that perfect college, that flawless photo of our dinner on Instagram: when did everything become so external to ourselves?  It’s almost as though we aspire to be the data point of ourselves, rather than simply ourselves—those internal, [...]

By |2020-07-14T22:24:46-05:00October 31st, 2018|Parenting, Stress & Anxiety|

How to Heal the Heartbreak of Underachieving Children

Each of us has seasons of increased and decreased productivity in school, work, and life. When we prioritize time and bandwidth, some tasks naturally get more time and attention, while others get less. We choose our battles, enter the arena. [...]

What Exactly Does Yellow Parachute Do? (Almost) Everything

We spend a great deal of time telling you the how and why or our teaching, what inspires us, and how we hope to inspire our students. Now, we’d like to take a few minutes to talk about the range [...]

Calling in the Jump Squad Part 1: Eight Signs You Need a Tutor

Your kid works diligently at a certain subject but becomes increasingly frustrated as it fails to click. You gear yourself up for homework battles every afternoon. She struggles to focus and the effort to keep her on task exhausts you [...]

By |2020-07-14T22:38:32-05:00April 25th, 2018|Parenting, Personalized Learning, Stress & Anxiety|

Learning Coach Gabriela Grosshans, inspired by neuroscience, pancakes

As a Yellow Parachute Learning Coach, Gabriela tutors math, science, and Spanish, including ACT, SAT subject tests, and IB and AP levels. Her passion, animation, and dedication to her students embody Yellow Parachute’s model of holistic tutoring. Coaches like Gabriela [...]

Making It Stick Part III: How To Get Teachers and Parents Off Your Back And On Your Side

In 2018, we’re launching a new learning-to-learn curriculum, based on the latest research from educational and clinical psychologists and on how we learn best, as well as over eighteen years of experience creating personalized learning solutions for kids. We’d love [...]

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