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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.

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A Decidedly Grinch-Like Christmas Update

Just when you thought you’d heard everything this jolly holiday season, now, on the heels of the “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” brouhaha, come these two newsmakers: Jennifer Sinclair, principal of Manchester Elementary School in Elkhorn, Nebraska, has banned all things...

Personalized Learning Is Learning Depersonalized

Adding to the mounting evidence that too much screen time negatively affects youngsters, the National Institute of Health is now engaged in a $300 million study of its own, and preliminary results suggest that it causes “detrimental changes in children which could be...

Tech’s Brain-Flattening Effects: A Screen Shot

Attention all tech users, especially parents and teachers: In a recent Education Week piece, “Digital Technology Is Gambling with Children's Minds," author and Stanford University professor and researcher Elias Aboujaoude reports that, because of new technologies,...




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