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For Guys Only: Ready. Set. High School Success!

Date(s): August 9-11 OR August 16-18 (includes refresher on Saturday 9/16 from 9-11AM)
Class Location: Friends Room
Instructor: Laurel Tustison and Susan Kaden
Ages: 8th - 10th Grade
Level: all
Minimum Number of Students 6
Fee: $249



Sign your son up now! This class will help ease the transisition to High School for him and you. Your son will learn study skills for different classes, test prep, weekly planning and planning for projects, the difference between due and do, and many more school success topics! Worry less, enjoy your son more.

Tell your son he'll get prepared for high school right before he starts! He'll learn key tools and tips for high school, and why they work. A panel of older school guys will talk regarding what they have learned about how to be successful. And, that by learning all this great stuff, you'll nag him less. He might even be able to teach you a thing or two...

What we cover:

  • Study Skills
  • Note taking for different subjects
  • Test prep and test taking
  • Planning 
  • Organizing
  • + Other tips for High School

"As a professor of Education who trains teachers and intervenes with struggling students, I see both current research and promising practices.   Susan Kaden and Laurel Tustison have developed a strong curriculum to help build both study skills and student skills using multi-media and leading educational strategies. "

Stephanie Al Otaiba. Ph.D. (Professor and Patsy and Ray Caldwell Centennial Chair in Teaching and Learning, Harold Simmons School of Education and Human Development, Southern Methodist University)

Date: August 16-18
Time: (9/16 & 9/17) 9AM-12:30PM - (9/18) 10am - 1:30pm
Contact Laurel for more information:

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