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ACADEMIC COACHING

Academic Coaching for Middle School Students

When students transition from elementary school to middle school students face with a different set of expectations and strong executive function skills become imperative for success. It is the first time they have a different teacher for each subject and each teacher may have their own set of classroom rules, teaching style, and routines.

Academic Coaching for Middle School Students to help:

  • Improved academic performance

  • Increased self-confidence and self-esteem

  • Student better understand which learning strategies work best for them based on their individual learning style

  • Students with practical application of organization, time management, and study strategies,

  • Student gain a greater independence and self-reliance

  • Students enhance their motivation and productivity

  • Students build stronger executive function skills

  • Students will strategies to meet the requirements of each individual class

  • Students with effective homework completion strategies

  • ​Students with self-advocacy skills

  • Students with organization systems that work for each class

  • Students with practical backpack and locker organization

  • Students with useful note-taking skills

  • Students with memorization techniques

  • Students with study skills and test taking strategies

Academic Coaching for High School Students

Moving from middle school to high school can be equally exciting and overwhelming. Students with ADHD / Executive Function find this transition especially challenging. There is a new freedom students enjoy and increased emphasis on maturity and self-reliance. Since most teachers will not ask individual students for homework, give make-up tests, or accept late work, it is important to work with an academic coach to strengthen these skills. In addition, students who take honors and AP classes may face experiences with higher levels of stress and time management issues.

Academic Coaching for High School Students:

  • Improved academic performance

  • Increased self-confidence and self-esteem

  • Students to better understand which learning strategies work best for them bated on their individual learning style

  • Students build practical application of organization, time management and study strategies,

  • Students build greater independence and self-reliance

  • Students enhance motivation and productivity

  • Students build stronger executive function skills

  • Balance academics and social activities

  • Help with test-taking skills and/or managing test anxiety

  • Help develop effective, active study strategies

  • Help solid note-taking and annotation instruction

  • Help prioritizing and organize

  • Help develop test anxiety methodologies

  • Help student become a pro-active self-advocate

  • Help student find motivation and increase effort

  • Help student focus on homework completion and quality of work

  • Help student with time management techniques