Learn Smarter Podcast

Learn Smarter Podcast


Latest Episodes

74: How to Increase Reading Comprehension (Reading Series)
October 01, 2019

In this follow up episode, Rachel and Steph dig deeper into how to increase reading comprehension with their learners. This episode is a partner episode to episode 71 where they dig into the biggest secret of reading comprehension. In this episode,

73: A Parenting Evolution with Karen (Student Success Stories)
September 24, 2019

In this episode of the Student Success Stories series, Steph introduces us to Karen, who is a parent in her practice, My Ed Therapist in Redondo Beach, CA. Karen shares her parenting journey, what brought her family to educational therapy,

72: P.O.P. Academy (Executive Function Series)
September 17, 2019

Rachel & Steph are excited to announce P.O.P. Academy. This new program is the newest launch from Kapp Educational Therapy Group and My Ed Therapist. Rachel & Steph discuss how and why this program came about and the impact that it will have on the liv...

71: The Secret to Increasing Reading Comprehension (Reading Series)
September 10, 2019

Rachel & Steph dive into what they think is one of the biggest secrets to increasing reading comprehension. They chat about how to use books effectively and how to prepare in advance FOR reading. They also discuss that it is important to mitigate expec...

70: How “Organization” Leads to Disaster (Executive Function Series)
September 03, 2019

Rachel & Steph discuss the terrible ways they’ve seen learners organize themselves over the years. They talk about all the easy ways they help modify systems so that learners can be successful. Rachel & Steph also go into specifics about physical syste...

69: “Should I become an Educational Therapist?” (On-Air Coaching with Kylee Yates)
August 27, 2019

Today, Rachel & Steph coach Kylee Yates, a long-time public school teacher who is considering making a career change and expanding into educational therapy. Rachel & Steph share their pathways into the field, advise her on what to explore next,

68: Back to School
August 20, 2019

Today, Rachel & Steph re-share how to prepare for going back to school. In this episode, Rachel & Steph talk about how to prevent “academic emergencies” by properly preparing and achievable goal setting. and partnership with your child’s teacher.

67: Psychiatrist Dr. Elisa Newman (Local Professionals Series)
August 13, 2019

Today, Rachel and Steph  are fortunate to welcome Psychiatrist Dr. Elisa Newman to the podcast. We’ll let her explain her credentials but we were excited to have her come on and have this in depth conversation about medication and the emotional impact ...

66: Strategies for the Writing Process (Writing Series)
August 06, 2019

So many of the learners Rachel & Steph work with struggle with getting started with writing. In this episode, Rachel & Steph discuss why getting started is so hard and share many strategies that they use in their sessions with their clients.

65: Screen Time with Dr. Joe Dilley (Author Series)
July 30, 2019

Today, Rachel and Steph welcome Dr. Joe Dilley, a clinical psychologist in Pasadena, CA, who authored The Game is Playing Your Kid. In this wide-ranging conversation, they explore boundaries and limit-setting in the context of the modern age. Dr.