Carol Wood

Do you want to be successful in school and gain congratulations from your teachers? Do you desire to grow to become an independent and self-sufficient adult apart from your parents and make them proud? If you answered, “yes” to either of these questions, ask yourself one more question. What or who do you honor and/or value?

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Carol Wood

Do any of these characteristics describe a student in your family; lazy, forgetful, unmotivated, often late, unorganized, distracted, messy, and/or trouble communicating logically? If so, the student is exhibiting a lack of employing organizational strategies.

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As an educator, I have always been interested in teaching critical thinking skills to students and believe it is important to teach them HOW to think, not WHAT to think! I have observed students who developed this ability somewhat naturally, whereas, others had to work to develop critical thinking abilities.

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Essay tests can be a great way for a student to earn grade points because essays present an opportunity for him/her to tell everything they know about a subject and to earn points while doing so. If a student knows a lot about the subject, the essay is a place to shine!

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Carol Wood

The school year is well underway and it is important to make sure your children start off the best way possible. Regardless of your children’s grade level in school, following are suggestions which may be helpful in enabling them to work more productively and successfully, thus increasing their chance of a successful school year.

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Carol Wood

It is not unusual for students at times to feel unsure about their academic abilities, especially if they have a sibling or friends who earn higher grades than they do or if they have any type of learning challenge. So, to better equip students to become more confident about their ability to learn, the following are a few helpful suggestions.

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