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51: How to Help Our Kids Excel in School | Alexis Peterson
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51: How to Help Our Kids Excel in School | Alexis Peterson education Feb 16, 2021

Alexis Peterson is a Stanford- and Harvard-educated private tutor with over 19 years of professional tutoring experience. She scored a perfect 1600 on the SAT as a junior in...

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Mothers of Misfits
44: How to Navigate IEPs in Virtual School | Patty Maxwell
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44: How to Navigate IEPs in Virtual School | Patty Maxwell education special needs Dec 29, 2020

Some IEPs just don’t translate well to virtual schooling. Patty Maxwell, a licensed behavioral specialist, provides strategies for families to effectively engage the...

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Mothers of Misfits
43: The Importance of Neurodiversity | Corey Hollemeyer
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43: The Importance of Neurodiversity | Corey Hollemeyer autism education Dec 22, 2020

Corey Hollemeyer is an HR & Inclusion Consultant and mother of two beautiful girls. Her oldest is autistic and her youngest is likely autistic as well. Corey shares how...

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Mothers of Misfits
41: When Grades Don’t Reflect Potential | Michael Weingarth
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41: When Grades Don’t Reflect Potential | Michael Weingarth education Dec 08, 2020

Michael Weingarth founded the first neuro-psychological tutoring company. He and Emily discuss why the quest for measurable outcomes has steered us away from fostering...

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Mothers of Misfits
32: A Mom’s Open Letter: The Struggles of Virtual Learning | Tori Mikos
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32: A Mom’s Open Letter: The Struggles of Virtual Learning | Tori Mikos covid-19 education virtual learning struggles Oct 06, 2020

Tori Mikos is a SAHM and the author of the Politics of Parenting blog. She was blown away when her open letter about the struggles of virtual went viral, even garnering...

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27: How to Make Homeschooling a Lifestyle | Claire Osborne
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27: How to Make Homeschooling a Lifestyle | Claire Osborne education homeschooling Sep 01, 2020

Claire Osborne decided to homeschool her kids – now 16 and 13 years old – from the start of their education, and she never looked back. Claire shares how her...

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Mothers of Misfits
24: A Teacher’s Outlook on the 2020-2021 School Year | Kristin Weaver
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24: A Teacher’s Outlook on the 2020-2021 School Year | Kristin Weaver education Aug 11, 2020

Kristin Weaver is a German teacher in the public school system and a mom of four. With the upcoming school year being far from normal, Kristin and Emily talk frankly...

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21: An Educator on a Mission to Inspire Fellow Moms | Christine Furman
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21: An Educator on a Mission to Inspire Fellow Moms | Christine Furman education homeschooling Jul 21, 2020

Christine Furman‘s motto is support, inspire, educate. She began her career as an elementary special education teacher and spent 10 years in the public school...

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5: How to Instill Confidence in Your Kids | Amanda Yarger confidence education homeschooling Mar 31, 2020

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Amanda Yarger speaks about her “misfit” educational and career track, particularly her experiences as a homeschooler. She credits the confidence...

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3: From Misfit to Principal: A principal’s honest take on the educational system | Brandon McCall education Mar 17, 2020

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A self-described disruptor, Brandon McCall discusses how the current school system underserves “outlier” students, and how this led him to found ...

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