Teaches students specific study skills and organizational techniques which they can apply to a variety of courses.
Utilizes SOAR Study Skills: A simple and efficient system for earning better grades in less time workbook and curriculum.
SOAR stands for: Set goals, Organize, Ask questions and Record your progress.
Topics included in workbook: time and task-management; goal-setting; paper organization; homework and project planning; reading skills; organizing at home and school; note-taking strategies; test-taking strategies; communication skills; and writing strategies.
Additional materials fee of $30 for workbook and materials.
Part 1: Developing the Motivation and Mindset for Academic Success
Teaches students how the brain works, so they can learn to use it more effectively.
Helps students understand why the wrong mindset leads to academic frustration and the right mindset actually empowers them to be a successful student.
Introduces students to the fundamentals of effective learning strategies and study skills.
Utilizes the researched-based Brainology curriculum and online program on the MindsetWorks website.
Additional materials fee of $30, includes student license to website and materials.
Although middle school math through early high school mathematics is our primary tutoring specialty, assistance can be provided for improving study skills and learning test-taking strategies.
The Brain Transformation! Series is designed to provide 7th-10th grade students with a solid foundation of motivational support and study skills tools for experiencing success in their academic classes.
Part 1 and Part 2 are available in a variety of options during the summer tutoring session in a variety of options. (See the Summer Program page for details.)