Category Archives for "Homework"

Oct 26

Asking Powerful Questions: How To Help Your Kids Become Independent And Productive

By Ann Dolin | Homework , Motivation , Organization

Because you’re here, reading this post, we already know you’re committed to helping your child improve their attitude towards school, habits surrounding homework and studying, and academic performance. Chances are you’ve also picked up some ideas along the way on how you might help them to get organized, overcome procrastination, or study smarter. But herein […]

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Aug 28

12 School Organizing Tips To Start The Year Strong (For All Ages)

By Ann Dolin | Back To School , Homework , Organization , Study Skills

There’s that famous quote that holds true in almost every area in life: “Eighty percent of success is showing up.” For our purposes though, let’s amend it slightly: Eighty percent of school success is showing up AND staying organized. I’ve worked with tremendously gifted students for whom learning came easy, but their performance in school […]

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Mar 06

“A” Grades Are The New “B” Grades: Grade Inflation & Why GPAs Are Higher Than Ever Before

By Ann Dolin | Homework , School Year , Tutoring

When your kid gets a “A” in class, it’s not that special anymore. In fact it’s A LOT more common than it used to be.  And that’s not because they are better students–it’s because the teachers are less discerning. WTOP’s Shawn and Hillary spoke with Ann Dolin, President of Educational Connections Tutoring, about the problem […]

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