The ABCs of Homework

This 10-15 minute presentation teaches parents of elementary school age children how to create an environment where their children want to do their homework. This presentation is intended for Parent/Teacher organizations and other parent groups. At the moment this presentation is only available on NYC.

Ready, Set, Study

This program teaches students eight productivity, study and time management skills to help them excel in school and in life.

  1. SPQ3R and its alternate form (study skill)

  2. Cornell Method of note taking and its alternate form (study skill)

  3. Daily/Weekly schedule with Time Diary Exercise to know where a student’s time actually goes (time management skill)

  4. Syncing your schedule with your calendar and to-do list and understanding what goes on a calendar vs. a schedule (productivity skill)

  5. Writing effective and efficient to-do lists in their various forms (productivity skill)

  6. Learning two methods of prioritizing skills (productivity skill)

  7. Device Management to manage distractions and stay focused (time management skill)

  8. Project management for long term assignments, think term paper (productivity and time management skills)

This program is intended for middle and high school students. It can be taught as a stand-alone 90-minute workshop or as individual lessons as part of existing classes, tutoring sessions or after school programs. If you are interested in finding out more about the program and how to license it, please fill out the inquiry form below.

Lucky 7 Program: College Edition

This program teaches executive functioning skills to college students so they are prepared to enter the “real world” with real world skills. The program covers seven skills. It can be taught as a stand-alone 2 hour workshop or as individual lessons as part of existing classes, tutoring sessions or other college academic programs/clubs. If you are interested in finding out more about the program and how to license it, please fill out the inquiry form below. According to Joyce Copper-Kahn and Laurie Dietzel at LDOnline, “The executive functions are a set of processes that all have to do with managing oneself and one's resources in order to achieve a goal.”

  1. Create a 5-year plan including defining your purpose

  2. Pare the plan down to a current year plan

  3. Based on this plan, determine your yearly goals using the 5Rs (Rev UP!, Research, Rapid Fire, Resolve and Resolute. You can get more information on the 5Rs on my program page, Step Three)

  4. Learn devices to stay on track: Calendar, Schedule and To-do list along with techniques on prioritizing

  5. Project management and project tracking for long term goals

  6. Budgeting and Finance 101

  7. 6-month plan of action and budget

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