In simple terms, self regulation is the ability to control one’s body and self. Many students struggle to self regulate in their daily lives. For example, students may spend too much time playing video games, and not enough time on their school work because they have a hard time controlling their impulses. As parents and … read more
TAP INTO YOUR STRENGTHS
We develop students’ executive function skills through mentorship and movement. Untapped’s approach to supporting students helps them gain confidence and increase independence.
Middle and high school students are individually paired with a mentor who helps them develop executive function skills to succeed in school and beyond.
- Pair with a mentor to guide executive function skill development and drive accountability.
- Develop tactics to help break down schoolwork into manageable tasks each week.
- Find focus and receive academic support in the homework center.
We work with students from a variety of institutions to improve executive function skills in their rigorous academic environments.
- Establish routines to break down assignments into achievable tasks each week.
- Stay accountable with weekly check-ins by texts, calls, or emails from a mentor.
- Achieve balance in both life and academics to reduce stress and anxiety.
We created Untapped to help students hone the tools needed to discipline their gifts. It’s the process, not the product, that inspires us each and every day. We are students, mentors, family, and friends. And we’re just getting started.
Untapped really helps me with organization and planning for my week.– Nicco
Coming to Untapped has helped me become more confident in who I am.– Hadley
My mentor has helped me academically and personally – he teaches me to work hard all the time.– Colin
Our approach to mentorship, paired with a facility designed for both body and mind, fosters a healthy learning environment for our students.
I refer my clients to Untapped Learning because they have created an ideal system for students with ADHD to be successful and meet their personal and academic goals. They don’t put a bandaid on the challenges that they face – instead, Untapped gives students tools that they can use for a lifetime.
– Stacy Hernandez, college counselor
“Untapped Learning’s students have responded overwhelmingly well to their lessons about how the brain works and how to improve their executive function skills. They continue to provide their students with the tools they need to feel empowered and ready to navigate school and adolescence. This is what we want education to achieve.”
– Andrea Clyne, Colorado School Psychologist of the Year 2015
I have had the pleasure of working with Untapped Learning for years. They have developed a unique style of executive function coaching based on the Spark model developed at Harvard University. Untapped Learning teaches students the “rules of school” and holds them accountable with weekly tasks. They also reinforce the use of movement as a way to harness executive function skills. Untapped Learning’s work frees parents to more peacefully coexist with their children. I highly recommend them as an executive function coach for families that are looking for a program that works!
– Dr. Marcy Cooper, Psychiatrist
My son started working with Untapped Learning in middle school and then took a break through high school. He started working with Untapped again as a freshman in college. He had some struggles with organization and getting overwhelmed with the increased expectations and independence of college. His mentor has been amazing in helping him break down his classes and organize his week for success. He has excelled and gained confidence in himself and his abilities. His mentor has empowered him to know how to manage the many challenges of college life.
– Beth, parent
“We have been so fortunate to be able to work with Untapped Learning. They have helped our daughter prepare for and succeed with the challenges she faces in school. Their patience and instructional style allow her to be open to learning and give her the confidence she needs to head off to school each day. They truly have been a gift to our family and we feel so fortunate to have them as part of our support team for our daughter.”
– Matthew, parent
“Untapped Learning has changed my children’s academic lives. They worked with both my daughter and son and during the time they were with Untapped, they learned how to manage their time, get their homework and studies in on time, and were way more organized overall in school. Stride mentors connect with every kid and teach them how to help themselves and become independent, self-advocating students. I would recommend them to anyone without hesitation, they truly care about each and every person they interact with. Their passion for working with kids is what makes them so special.”
– Stephanie, parent
“Untapped has done wonders for my son’s confidence. He learns skills that he can then directly apply at school, which has helped his grades and school confidence. The mentors are top-notch, balancing fun and accountability. I can whole-heartedly recommend this program – worth the time and expense!”
– Jennifer, parent
“Untapped Learning’s mentors believe in kids and want to see them succeed. They utilize movement and different visual formats to help make learning fun. They keep things light and they are quick to turn around a bad attitude with a sense of humor. They help your kid with homework struggles and anything else your student needs. With Untapped Learning, you will be able to watch your student succeed in school this year.”
– Susan, parent
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