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 Okotoks make teaching solid time management and test prep methods a top priority so your child is better prepared for the challenges that lie ahead. It’s an excellent way to encourage the best habits for staying on top of even the longest “to do” list.

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Our Personal Learning Experience

Not all students learn those essential “higher order” thinking skills the same way. From exam preparation to advanced research and active listening skills, a number of factors have to be considered in order to maximize all-round academic performance. That's why our sessions are tailored to be personal and relevant, equipping students with the tools they need to be effective, confident learners.

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

  • Time Management 
  • Organization 
  • Outlining

We're Here to Make a Difference

Wondering what you can look forward to once you've registered your child for our study skills program in Okotoks? Our tutoring experts will teach practical study and organizational skills that can be used in school and throughout life. They will also provide useful tips for improving test preparation as well as assignment and project planning. We also help students nurture positive habits, recognizing every skill mastered and every milestone reached.

Our program covers the following:

  • Guidance towards effective planning and time management strategies.
  • Tips for more efficient note-taking like using flash cards.
  • Reading comprehension techniques that will improve ability to understand and retain information.
  • Research best practices for finding quality online sources and sharing digital information as responsibly as possible.
  • Advice for improving written communication skills.
  • Test preparation and test day strategies cover different types of questions and help manage nerves.
  • Guidance through the university admissions process and tips for preparing for job interviews.
  • Handy scheduling options that will make it easier to fit in all your priorities.