Help your son or daughter tackle the demands of school — and prepare for the challenges of university — with Sylvan’s study skills program. Specially designed for students in grades 4-12, our study skills program will equip your son or daughter with the critical thinking skills and study strategies he or she needs to manage increasing workloads and achieve goals. From learning how to better organize schoolwork and set personal expectations to mastering the art of time management, your child will acquire life-long skills to flourish in school, including secondary school, university and beyond. Help ensure your son or daughter is ready for the challenges ahead: contact your local Sylvan centre to get started.
Valuable Skills. Better Success!
From advanced classes and homework to part-time jobs, extracurricular activities and social lives, pre-teens and teenagers have a lot to juggle — and with university around the corner, the list isn’t getting any shorter. That’s where our study skills program can make a big difference: by learning vital problem solving, strategic planning and life management skills, your child will be well-equipped to handle his or her workloads more effectively — and with greater confidence.▼
Get the Right Skills for the Right Results
The tutoring experts at Sylvan are ready to help your teen or pre-teen thrive. That’s why our study skills program considers the bigger picture, equipping students with critical skills that they can take with them to university and their first full-time job. In addition to making sure your child is prepared for the mounting workloads and expectations ahead, we also foster and encourage positive attitudes and behaviors, keeping your teen’s confidence levels up every step of the way. Your son or daughter is growing up fast: make sure he or she is ready with study skills from Sylvan.
Your child will develop vital skills including:
- Academic planning: Learn how to effectively plan and track long-term projects.
- Strategic planning: Acquire strategies for setting and carrying out short-term and long-term goals.
- Time management: Become more efficient at managing time and workloads.
- Expectation management: Hone skills in active listening and understand how to identify teacher expectations and priorities.
- Organization: Learn how to effectively organize homework and get tips for setting up an orderly study area.
- Planning and performance management: Find out how to track grades, set personal expectations and use an academic planner more effectively.
- Higher education preparation: Get a handle on university admissions requirements, including the admission essay.
- Job interview preparation: Get strategies for writing an effective cover letter and resume, and learn job interview techniques.