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As children move up through the grades, pressure builds, coursework and studying demands increase, and supporting students’ academic endeavors with essential learning strategies becomes even more crucial though is too often overlooked. That’s where I come in. My books, articles, blogs, and resources are all designed to provide students with the tools they need to be successful, while supporting the efforts of parents and teachers at the same time.

Together, we can make a difference in your child’s and/or students’ academic performance, as they delve into their textbooks and e-books, take notes, prep for tests, master coursework—and strive to stay organized, too. Academics asks a lot of them—and you, too—so please send me any school-wise questions you might have. I’ll personally respond to each one and then post it on my blog to help others. I look forward to hearing from you and working together. Click here to connect with me.

It’s a Fact

The pro-choice, pro-privatization EdNext finds that 63% of surveyed respondents in the walk-out states support increasing teacher pay, and there’s been a 7% uptick to support increased public school funding. Plus, while in 2014, 54% supported charter schools, that figure dropped to 39% in 2017, rising to to just 44% this year.

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A School-Wise Books Update

With good wishes for 2019, I want to thank all of you School-Wise followers who have so kindly kept up with my postings over the years, including the multi-page, monthly e-newsletter I used to send out every month. Your comments/feedback and suggestions have made all...

Starting the New Year Gratefully

And so it begins: a new year, a chance to re-evaluate, keep some newly-minted promises, and make kindness and gratitude mainstays of our lives. There is, after all, much to be thankful for—yes, even in this conflict-driven culture we’ve created for ourselves whose...

Resolution-Making Tips

“There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self,” said renowned author Aldous Huxley, so what are you waiting for? A new year beckons, full of promise and hope. Crush it with goal setting and be resolute moving...




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