In the past, we’ve offered a variety of in-person seminars over the summer. This summer, we’re offering our 5-part course “Parenting for Academic Success (and Parental Sanity)” online with the help of Learning Revolution.
For our other classes, we are able to provide one-on-one or one-on-family Zoom sessions for the topics we normally cover in person.
List of all classes (details below)
- What Comes After High School?
- Tutor Training
- Reducing Procrastination and Perfectionism
What Comes After High School?
Greg will cover building a list, college counselors, introduction to finances, college essay writing, applications, visitations, and interviews. He will give an overview of college entrance exams: SAT and ACT.
In addition to whatever questions you personally have, Greg will answer the following common questions: What are schools looking for? Is college the right fit? What is a gap year? What about community college? How can parents help their student own the process?
This class will help you go beyond the basics of content tutoring, improving your ability to:
- Help students learn and grow
- Develop positive relationships with students
- Retain clients
- Get referrals
If you’re already a tutor, this is a great way to upgrade your skills. If you’ve never worked with students, the skills taught in this class will make it much easier for you to launch a career in one of the country’s fastest-growing professions.
You will walk away with a stronger understanding of the following elements that are critical to successful tutoring:
- Growth Mindset: how to help students develop a growth mindset by encouraging risk-taking and making careful language choices
- Effective Study Strategies: how to facilitate understanding and memory formation by showing students what really works
- Problem-Solving Strategies: how to help students when they’re confused or stuck in areas such as math, science, writing
- Executive Function: how to help students get organized, plan ahead, and make good choices
In addition, you will learn the essential mindsets that tutors themselves must bring to the table in order to connect with students and help them thrive. There will also be plenty of opportunities to ask questions about specific challenges you’ve faced in your work with students.
Reducing Procrastination and Perfectionism
Chris will teach a quick, fun class about why we procrastinate and what we can do about it. And because perfectionism is so deeply connected with procrastination, that will be addressed as well. Students will walk away with simple techniques they can try out immediately, as well as a better understanding of motivation and behavioral change.