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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.

From The Blog


What’s Happening

A School-Wise Start-of-Fall Update

Ah, change; am not very good at it, but here we go anyway, as summer loosens its grip, the sun moves into Libra, and fall officially arrives tomorrow, September 23. Officially called the autumnal equinox, it’s one of the only two times a year that the earth’s axis...

2023’s Changing Face of America’s Public Schools

Of Note:  This week The New York Times published the Opinion piece, “We Can Only Fight Learning Loss with Accountability.” In it, Michael J. Petrilli, president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and visiting fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution, writes “The bad...




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