Workloads grow and assignments get tougher as your child progresses through school, but there is a way to successfully take on these challenges. Register your child for Sylvan's study skills program in Okotoks and we'll help him or her manage time better, prepare for exams effectively and even start laying the groundwork for a great university application. It's a great way to find out how to get the better of any "to do" list. But our study skills program doesn’t just encourage academic success — it also improves organizational habits that students will put to good use outside of the classroom. Our study skills experts are dedicated to preparing your child for success in school and beyond.

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Tailored to Fit Individual Needs

Every student learns those all important “higher order” thinking skills differently. In fact, anything from exam preparation, assignment planning to active listening skills could be needed 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

Tutors That Make a Difference

After you've signed your son or daughter up for our study skills program in Okotoks, what can you expect next? Our tutoring experts will teach practical study and organizational skills that can be used in school and throughout life. That includes revealing methods to take the intimidation factor out of assignments, projects and tests. 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.

Our program covers the following:

  • Time management tips and practical organizational habits to better manage time and responsibilities.
  • Active reading strategies, including reading comprehension strategies, as well as active listening strategies and presentation skills.
  • Note-taking techniques such as flash cards.
  • Test preparation and test day strategies to tackle different types of questions and manage anxiety.
  • Writing and research tips such as learning how to evaluate sources and write a bibliography.
  • How to locate, evaluate and share digital information responsibly.
  • How to navigate the university admissions process and prepare for job interviews. Convenient scheduling options to make it easier for you to manage your family's time!

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