The older your child gets, the more difficult and demanding school assignments are going to become — but that just means he or she will have to develop the skills to conquer every new challenge that comes along. Sylvan’s study skills programs in Calgary make teaching solid time management and exam prep methods a top priority so your child is better prepared for upcoming university applications. It’s the ideal way to foster positive habits for managing even the most extensive “to do” list. After all, our study skills program isn't only focused on academics: it emphasizes all-round organizational tools and techniques as well. That's how we help Calgary pre-teens and teens prepare to succeed in the classroom and beyond.

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Our Personal Learning Experience

Not all adolescents have the same needs when it comes to developing those all-important "higher order" thinking skills. Anything from help with exam preparation, assignment planning and research techniques to developing advanced active listening skills for maximizing in-class learning could be required. At Sylvan, we’ll spend time understanding each student’s personal needs and learning style in order to make sure they get the most out of every session, building confidence and better study skills along the way.

We Can Help With All Kinds of Study Skills, Including:

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

Tutors You Can Count On

So what can you expect when you register your son or daughter for our study skills program in Calgary? You'll learn that our tutors are skilled at teaching effective habits that your child will be able to rely on in the classroom and beyond. That includes study tips that reveal how to make assignments and exams less intimidating and more manageable. Our main goal is to instill a positive attitude, making sure we take the time to recognize students for the progress they make during each session.

Take a closer look at our study skills program:

  • Tips for developing better time management and planning habits.
  • Test day strategies for managing stress and improving results.
  • Efficient note-taking techniques that will make studying and preparing for tests easier.
  • Active reading and listening strategies that will increase comprehension and improve presentation skills.
  • Learn research best practices, how to choose the right sources and how to write an accurate bibliography.
  • Practice and improve written communication skills.
  • Help navigating the ins and out of the university admissions process and getting ready for job interviews.
  • Beneficial scheduling options that will help you manage your family’s time effectively.