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Make use of our exclusive Mindprint guides for teachers, parents, and students

How-To Guides for Teachers/Parents

  • Mindprint Overview

    Understand the importance of cognitive skills in driving academic performance.

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  • Self-Regulated Learning Guide

    Teach students how to learn. This guide is filled with activities for classroom teachers, school counselors and advisors to supplement their existing programs to personalize learning and develop self-awareness and self-confidence.

    download pdf
  • Goal Setting Spreadsheet

    Help students set effective manageable goals using our template and learning strategies matched to each child's unique combination of strengths and needs. Self-awareness and self-management starts here.

    download pdf
  • 35 Strategies for Growth Mindset

    Use these strategies to help students achieve their learning goals while building independence and self-awareness.

    download pdf
  • Teach Students How to Use Strategies

    Each strategy in the Mindprint Toolbox explains how to apply it. However, most students will need adult guidance to ensure they understand the strategy and are using it correctly.

    download pdf
  • Parent-Teacher Conference Tip Sheet

    Parent-teacher conferences provide a wonderful opportunity to connect with your child’s teacher. View it as a starting point for a year-long dialog and not a one-time opportunity. Follow this list so you can best support your child throughout the year.

    download pdf
  • Observation Checklist for Understanding Learning Difficulties

    Before we can effectively help a struggling or underperforming learner, it is essential to get to the “why” or root cause of the child’s difficulty. Use this checklist to identify what might be holding the student back.

    download pdf
  • Homework Wrappers

    Teachers can use these wrappers with homework assignments to help students focus on key strategies to make them successful without you there to remind them. Choose your wrapper based on subject and the child's unique combination of strengths and needs.

    download pdf
  • Ideas for Reluctant Readers

    Reading fluency is one of the best predictors of overall academic success. If you have a child that is reluctant to read outside of school, try this list of suggestions that can get the child on the path to reading independently for pleasure.

    download pdf
  • Ideas for Reluctant Writers

    Effective writing is a critical skill both in skill and the workplace, and writing skills only improve with practice. If you have a student that is reluctant to write outside of school, try this list of suggestions that will exercise writing skills in an enjoyable and productive way.

    download pdf
  • How to Develop Insight Through Questioning

    Use this guide to help children ask the right questions to more deeply understand and analyze a problem, text or situation.

    download pdf
  • How to Share the Unique Learning Profile with a Child

    There is no single right way to discuss the Mindprint results with a child. However, this guide will provide clear options to choose from based on the child's ages and specific needs.

    download pdf
  • How to Select & Use Apps

    Not every good app will be a good learning experience for every child. Read this guide to understand how to make a good choice and adjust app settings to be sure the child is learning at the right level.

    download pdf
  • How to Select & Use Games

    Games are intended to be fun, but they also can be a great opportunity for social, emotional and educational learning. Read this guide to make educational games most effective.

    download pdf
  • How to Select & Use Workbooks

    A good choice is essential to a successful workbook experience. This guide will give you some quick and easy advice to pick the workbook best suited for a child.

    download pdf

Tip Sheets for Students

Make use of our exclusive Mindprint guides for teachers, parents, and students

How-To Guides for Teachers/Parents

  • Mindprint Overview

    Understand the importance of cognitive skills in driving academic performance.

    download pdf
  • Self-Regulated Learning Guide

    Teach students how to learn. This guide is filled with activities for classroom teachers, school counselors and advisors to supplement their existing programs to personalize learning and develop self-awareness and self-confidence.

    download pdf
  • Goal Setting Spreadsheet

    Help students set effective manageable goals using our template and learning strategies matched to each child's unique combination of strengths and needs. Self-awareness and self-management starts here.

    download pdf
  • 35 Strategies for Growth Mindset

    Use these strategies to help students achieve their learning goals while building independence and self-awareness.

    download pdf
  • Teach Students How to Use Strategies

    Each strategy in the Mindprint Toolbox explains how to apply it. However, most students will need adult guidance to ensure they understand the strategy and are using it correctly.

    download pdf
  • Parent-Teacher Conference Tip Sheet

    Parent-teacher conferences provide a wonderful opportunity to connect with your child’s teacher. View it as a starting point for a year-long dialog and not a one-time opportunity. Follow this list so you can best support your child throughout the year.

    download pdf
  • Observation Checklist for Understanding Learning Difficulties

    Before we can effectively help a struggling or underperforming learner, it is essential to get to the “why” or root cause of the child’s difficulty. Use this checklist to identify what might be holding the student back.

    download pdf
  • Homework Wrappers

    Teachers can use these wrappers with homework assignments to help students focus on key strategies to make them successful without you there to remind them. Choose your wrapper based on subject and the child's unique combination of strengths and needs.

    download pdf
  • Ideas for Reluctant Readers

    Reading fluency is one of the best predictors of overall academic success. If you have a child that is reluctant to read outside of school, try this list of suggestions that can get the child on the path to reading independently for pleasure.

    download pdf
  • Ideas for Reluctant Writers

    Effective writing is a critical skill both in skill and the workplace, and writing skills only improve with practice. If you have a student that is reluctant to write outside of school, try this list of suggestions that will exercise writing skills in an enjoyable and productive way.

    download pdf
  • How to Develop Insight Through Questioning

    Use this guide to help children ask the right questions to more deeply understand and analyze a problem, text or situation.

    download pdf
  • How to Share the Unique Learning Profile with a Child

    There is no single right way to discuss the Mindprint results with a child. However, this guide will provide clear options to choose from based on the child's ages and specific needs.

    download pdf
  • How to Select & Use Apps

    Not every good app will be a good learning experience for every child. Read this guide to understand how to make a good choice and adjust app settings to be sure the child is learning at the right level.

    download pdf
  • How to Select & Use Games

    Games are intended to be fun, but they also can be a great opportunity for social, emotional and educational learning. Read this guide to make educational games most effective.

    download pdf
  • How to Select & Use Workbooks

    A good choice is essential to a successful workbook experience. This guide will give you some quick and easy advice to pick the workbook best suited for a child.

    download pdf

Tip Sheets for Students