It's not always easy to juggle school-related responsibilities like homework, university prep, advanced classes and extracurricular activities — not to mention socializing! However, Sylvan’s study skills program in the Toronto region can help ensure your teen is well-equipped for this thrilling yet turbulent period in his or her life. Our study skills program is specifically aimed at students in grades 4-12 and focuses on "higher order" thinking strategies and techniques, including organization, time management and strategic planning. These skills can help set your child up for success in school, in university and in future careers. Contact us today to discover how our knowledgeable tutors in the Toronto region can help your child realize his or goals and take on increasing workloads with confidence.

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Our Comprehensive Approach

While you may help your child figure out a math problem or proofread an English essay from time to time, teaching him or her successful study habits and strategies is not always so simple. Our tutors in the Toronto region use a wide range of study tactics, tips and techniques to teach practical skills that can be used both inside and outside the classroom: time management, organization, academic planning and more.

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

  • Time Management
  • Organization
  • Outlining

Boosting Skills and Confidence

Passing a test or exam is one thing, but there’s more to success in school than grades alone. This is why our study skills tutors in the Toronto region take a look at the larger picture. Our program is devised to ensure your child is well prepared and properly equipped for the mounting workloads and expectations ahead. That means teaching both short-term and long-term goal-setting techniques as well as study strategies that can be relied on time and again.

Our study skills program teaches strategies for smart studying, including:

  • Time management for effectively managing time and schoolwork.
  • Strategic planning for setting short-term and long term-goals.
  • Academic planning for mapping out and tracking long-term projects.
  • Better organization for tackling coursework, optimizing a personal study area, setting personal expectations and utilizing an academic planner.
  • How to use active listening.
  • How to identify teacher expectations and priorities.
  • Getting to understand university admissions requirements, including the university admission essay.
  • Job interviewing techniques and how to write an impactful cover letter and resume.