Subscriptions programs which assesses, trains and roadmaps the social emotional skills, performance and behavioral readiness of children ages 5-15 years old. Available in Chinese and English.
Virtual language and culture immersions for children with at least an intermediate level of English and Mandarin Chinese. Helps achieve full fluency with both simulated and guided peer interactions.
As Acceptance Rates Fall, Soft Skills Matter More Than Ever
Admissions rates are falling quite dramatically, and not just at the nation’s top 10 schools. Mt. Holyoke’s overall acceptance rate dropped 15 points, from 51% in 2017 to 36% in 2019. NYU’s fell from 28% to 16% in the same two years. For a survey of some of the […]...Read More »
Wield The Power of Discipline Toward Your Dreams
Have you ever envied anyone who has better grades, bigger house, more recognition, popularity.. and grumbled “Why did she get xxx and not me?!?*#” It’s easy to look at people who seem to have it all–beauty, fitness, great career, wealth, freedom and tell ourselves that it’s all luck. Malcolm Gladwell...Read More »
7 Myths About Twice-Exceptional (2E) Students
Some students with learning and thinking differences have outstanding skills in certain academic areas. These kids are often called “twice-exceptional” (or 2E) learners. They’re exceptional in two ways. They’re gifted, and they have learning differences. They also face unique challenges, not the least of which are myths and misconceptions about...Read More »
How to get your kids to……
Motivate Your Kids to Get Things Done
“Put the dishes away when you’re done.” “Don’t take your sister’s toys without asking her first.” How often do you feel like a broken record? Between after school activities, homework, video games, soccer practice, and just keeping up with life, getting your kids to do what they’re supposed to...Read More »
Why you should be writing
Writing heals. Writing calms. It connects and brings self-awareness. To write, we have to slow down our busy minds and focus on our purpose. It requires us to reflect on our thoughts, beliefs, emotions, and see them clearly–which is why journaling has been found to benefit one’s long-term mental health...Read More »
Is the StrengthBuilder game an IQ test or assessment?
curaFUN’s StrengthBuilder is an age-specific collection of comprehensive 3-part programs which assess, improve and roadmap the social emotional skills, performance and behavioral readiness of children ages 5-15. The composite score from StrengthBuilder assessments have been validated to be a reliable social emotional competence (SEC) score. (Cronbach’s alpha =.82). Validity of...Read More »
Stories of when our inner strengths triumphed matter because words are powerful in both good and bad ways. Let’s use them to uplift and create the life we want!
When I was 12, I thought I would have been super successful by the time I was 40. Back then, I defined success by the material things you can see and touch. I envisioned myself with a nice power suit with large shoulder pads (please remember I grew up in...
I’ve known my wife’s Mom, Joan, for 40 years and we would take her on trips every Summer. These trips stopped when she moved into Assisted Living due to health issues. Last July my wife and I moved her our of her facility in New York and to our home...
Have you ever worked your whole life for something, been doubted, but kept going to be one of the best? Helen Maroulis worked her whole life to be one of the best women wrestlers in the world. She was a girl, therefore, everybody told her that she couldn’t wrestle because...
Even with the best possible education, not all children will succeed in life at an equal level once they leave the cocoon of school. Other factors such as social-emotional skills, cultural fluidity, and character strengths are equally important in combination with academic achievement to help a child have the best chance of success in all areas of life beyond primary school, which include higher education, career, marriage and both personal and professional relationships.
Benefits of Our Programs
- Improved parent satisfaction with social emotional education curriculum
- Detailed, individual student progress data and reports
- Quick and cost efficient way to implement personalized, differentiated learning
- Convenient, effective at-home behavior therapy
- Social skills training for twice gifted children and others with learning differences
- Medication-free approach to prevent or minimize ADHD symptoms
- Respected, proven program complementary to your services
- Gamified instruction = High client compliance and satisfaction
- Consistent execution of cognitive psychology and behavior therapy principles