Exercise and school success
By Carol C. Wood
Founder & CEO, Total Learning Concepts, Inc.

Is there a correlation between physical exertion and academic success? Many educators speculate that by limiting the amount of exercise breaks for students during the school day, we hamper their potential in the classroom.

STUDENTS: Tips to improve your communication skills
By Carol C. Wood
Founder & CEO, Total Learning Concepts, Inc.

Have you ever said something to a fellow student at school or classroom teacher and right after you said it, you cringed or the other person became angry or flustered?

Counting on fingers
By Carol C. Wood
Founder & CEO, Total Learning Concepts, Inc.

It is not unusual for a young child to use his or her fingers when calculating a math problem.  This is a tactile method of learning. 

For educators: How to foster critical thinking skills in students
By Carol Chandler-Wood
Founder & CEO
Total Learning Concepts, Inc.

It is important for students to develop critical thinking skills and learn HOW to think, not just WHAT to think! Some students develop this ability somewhat naturally, whereas, others have to work to develop critical thinking abilities.

Help your children experience greater academic success in the new year
By Carol C. Wood
Founder & CEO, Total Learning Concepts, Inc.

It’s a New Year and a new semester, so what can you do as a parent to help your children experience greater academic success different in 2016 from 2015?  Following are three important principles which you can apply in your home, thus in your children’s lives.  

The twelve gifts of birth!
By Carol C. Wood
Founder & CEO, Total Learning Concepts, Inc.

In my work with young people in their academics, often I find them lacking confidence, motivation, and hope.  They also sometimes have no clear vision as to what their life is to be all about.