UNLEASHING YOUR CHILD’S POTENTIAL
Helping Your Child With Organization and Study Skills
Workshop leader: Carolyn Melmed
Date: Monday, Feb. 11, 2013
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.
UPCOMING DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED!
The Lansdowne Centre
5000 Decelles, Suite 102
Registration fee: $40.00 (plus tax)
Who should attend:
- Parents and guardians of children in elementary or high school who want to:
- Help their children achieve higher grades
- Motivate their children to want to learn
- Teach children how to become independent learners and more successful students
You will learn how to:
- Create a good learning environment at home
- Implement an effective homework routine
- Prepare for parent/teacher interviews
Provide your children with strategies to:
- Learn how to learn
- Discipline themselves so that they can learn
- Organize their time, material and information
- Establish an effective learning routine
- Master the four ways of learning and memorizing
- Communicate successfully with teachers, peers and parents
- Avoid procrastination and distractions
- Anticipate problems that interfere with learning
- Use problem-solving techniques.
- Resolve conflicts
The workshop includes an opportunity to ask questions directly to the speaker as well as an opportunity to provide feedback on the session.
Carolyn Melmed is a founding teacher of the Lansdowne Centre – a school for children with learning difficulties. Carolyn pioneered courses in organization and study skills for students, parents and teachers and conducted workshops for McGill's Faculty of Education on these subjects. She is a certified mediator and has 35 years of teaching experience both in the classroom and on a one-to-one basis.
DVD's and accompanying study guides of this program will be available for purchase.