“Learning from a Distance: Can You Learn How to Learn?”

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Think about the last time you tried something that you had never done before — maybe you went skiing for the first time, tried to learn a new language, or how to play the guitar. You might have been frustrated that you weren’t immediately perfect, but you probably kept at it because you realized that as you practiced, …

“When Anxiety Affects Education”

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Our children are anxious. We are experiencing more and more anxiety in our homes and schools, we are reading reports and seeing ever increasing statistics in magazines and newspapers, but what we aren’t hearing or understanding is that anxiety is real, serious, but treatable. This is the powerful message that Dr. Dalton and Dr. Reynolds shared in The …

“Spotlight on a StudyPro”

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  If you ask Arielle Adams why she wanted to join The StudyPro a year ago, she will tell you that she had seen too many bright students being labeled as lazy and wanted to understand how teachers could better help students learn how to successfully approach the process of school.  She believed that the “growth mindset” and …

“Parenting in the Digital Age”

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Over the last decade, our evolving digital culture has changed how most of our families operate and created a new universal parenting struggle. As parents, we need to be up-to-speed on the latest techniques to safeguard our children and have strategies for managing digital behaviors.  Below is a summary of the strategies and tactics that Dr. Adam Pletter shared …

“From ACT/SAT Test Prep Experts: What Do I Need to Know?”

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Let’s Answer Your Questions on ACT and SAT Test Prep! Many students and parents begin the college prep process by comparing the ACT and SAT tests. To help shine some light on the topic, The StudyPro convened a panel of local experts at our office, featuring representatives from three top test-prep companies. Our expert panel featured Alex Chip, …

“Executive Function Challenges…What Works?” — Lindsey Thoms

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Over 110 parents joined The StudyPro’s Lindsey Thoms, M.Ed. for her talk entitled, “Executive Function Challenges? Five Proven Ways to Help”. Executive Function (EF) is the technical term for the mental processes involved in getting stuff done. As Lindsey put it, Executive Function is about the ability to set a goal and follow through with it. Whether it’s …

“What Works With Teens: The Five Keys to Restoring Your Relationship” — Britt Rathbone

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5 min. read Every parent knows the teenage years are tough. The mental and physical growth spurts can seem to turn your teen overnight into someone you hardly know. All your tried-and-true parenting tactics can start to seem useless. As you and your teen struggle to adjust to new realities, communication can start to break down and ugly …