Students just seem to think they can listen to a lecture and remember everything they need. Nope, this doesn’t work. Nor is it sufficient to read a text or novel without note taking and expect to do well on a test or paper. Students need to be taking notes—in all classes!
Simply waiting to address academic emergencies when they appear rather than supporting students before academic challenges reach a crisis point makes addressing problems much more difficult.
Whether they are heading into middle school, high school, or college, students will want to be sure their executive brain is ready for the changes ahead. SOS4Students can help.
If you’re the one rousing your teen from bed, it’s clear your student has not taken responsibility for managing time. This is so important to change, and it’s usually a surprisingly easy fix. SOS4Students can help.
Structured writing practice with feedback is key to student’s confidence and competence. Writing an essay should not have to feel like reinventing the wheel every time!
Helping students learn “how to learn” should begin around 4th or 5th grade. Thereafter, skill building should be practiced and reinforced as the workload increases through middle and high school.