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Your Practical Guide to Active Studying

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Too often, schools don’t teach their students the study skills necessary to succeed in academia. In these cases, helping the student develop study skills falls on the parents. Unfortunately, parents may be unable to teach their students the most effective studying methods either.  If you’re reading this article, you’re probably one of these parents. You’ve tried many methods …

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5 Memorable Ways to Retain Information From Your Study Sessions

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The past few years have created a serious learning gap for children, and they’re finding it harder and harder to catch up. They’re struggling to retain information, recall it later, and do well in school as a result. Your child should be spending time studying, but not all studying is productive. We’re here with a few study tips …

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How to Improve Focus and Find Your Flow

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Have you ever felt like you were truly in the flow? When you get into a groove, your entire mindset shifts. This applies to everything from playing music to participating in sports, and it even applies to your schoolwork. Concentration and focus can be difficult to maintain, especially in today’s quick-paced world. We’re constantly surrounded by so many …

Unlocking College Success: 5 Ways Executive Function Coaches Support College Success

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As you are dropping your student off to college, you may be worrying if they will “make it.”.  The shift to a more independent learning environment can be hard for any student, but especially those with executive function challenges. Executive function coaches offer invaluable support to college students, helping them navigate the unique challenges of a new environment, …

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How to Help Your Child Develop Good Study Skills

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Did you know, children who present with executive function problems are more likely to struggle academically as they grow? No one is inherently born with executive function study skills, instead these are skills that are developed – or explicity taught – over time. Often, however, elementary, middle, and even high schools can not adequately prepare their students with …

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An “A+Guide to 7 Critical Study Skills for High School Students

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Did you know that good study skills for high school students can not only improve grades but can also improve self-esteem? Recall questions of both types are a way to engage with your notes, help divide them into smaller chunks of information and also to start the studying process.     1. Study Actively Simply re-reading material and notes …

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“The 5 Most Critical Elements of a Study Skills Program”

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While it is fair to assume that the most critical elements of a study skills course are the study skills themselves, the truth is that for a course to be effective teaching students skills like time-management, organization, planning, note-taking, and test-taking, parents should pay closer attention to how these skills are taught. When we recently redesigned our flagship …

“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, …

“Learning from a Distance: Focus and Follow-Through in the Time of COVID-19”

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We are all doing our best right now to do our best.  We are trying to create structure, routine, and a feeling of safety for our families.  It is in that spirit that we are launching a new webinar and blog series: “Learning from a Distance”.  We want to share our best tips and resources and do our part …