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UNLEASHING YOUR CHILD’S POTENTIAL


helping your child with organization and study skills
FOR PARENTS OF ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

In this workshop, parents learn skills and strategies to help their child achieve higher grades, motivate their child and teach him or her to become an independent learner and more successful student.


INCREASE YOUR CHILD’S POSITIVE BEHAVIOURS


for parents of young children

This workshop teaches parents and guardians of young children how to give praise effectively, set limits, inspire cooperation, communicate more effectively with their child and end whining tantrums and dawdling


ORGANIZATION AND STUDY SKILLS


for high school students

In this workshop, high school students learn practical techniques and strategies to develop effective organization and study skills.


ORGANIZATION AND STUDY SKILLS


for students in grades 5 and 6 and their parents

Students in grades 5 and 6, accompanied by their parents, learn organization and study skills to help prepare them for high school.


ONE-TO-ONE TUTORING


for students grade 5 through univeristy

UNLEASHING YOUR CHILD’S POTENTIAL



Helping Your Child With Organization and Study Skills
FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN IN ELEMENTARY OR HIGH SCHOOL


Workshop leader: Carolyn Melmed
Date: Thursday, November 11, 2010
Time: 6:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Light buffet served at 6:15 p.m.)


Location:                                                                     Registration fee:
                           THIS WORKSHOP IS  
6000 Fielding Avenue                                                 FREE OF CHARGE
Montreal, QC
H3X1T4


In this workshop, parents learn skills and strategies to help their child achieve higher grades, motivate their child and teach him or her to become an independent learner and more successful student. The workshop focuses on creating a good learning environment at home, implementing an effective homework routine and preparing 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

INCREASE YOUR CHILD’S POSITIVE BEHAVIOURS
for parents of young children




Workshop leader: Alexandra Rothstein-Small
Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.


The workshop provides participants with an opportunity to practise and solicit feedback on the concepts being taught. Implementation of these concepts at home can result in an increase in children’s positive behaviours and a decrease in negative behaviours.


You will learn how to:

  • Give praise effectively
  • Set limits with your child
  • Inspire cooperation from child
  • Communicate more effectively with your child
  • Stop whining, tantrums, dawdling etc.

 

Location:                                             Registration fee:
Lansdowne Centre                              - $35.00 per person
5325 Snowdon Avenue                       
Montreal, QC H3X 1Y




ORGANIZATION AND STUDY SKILLS
for high school students



Workshop leader: Carolyn Melmed


In this workshop, high school students learn practical techniques and strategies to develop effective organization and study skills. Parents are invited to a one-time presentation and discussion where they can learn how to help and encourage their children.   


Students will learn:

  • Four ways of learning & memorizing
  • Four levels of reading
  • Organizing time, material & information
  • Establishing an effective learning routine
  • Getting the most from your classes
  • Working effectively at home
  • Mastering a textbook chapter
  • Note-making
  • Expository Composition
  • Planning for, preparing for  & writing an exam
  • Strategies for communicating with teachers, peers & parents

 

Dates and times:

  • Student sessions (High School Students)

Wednesday, Jan 19, 26                4:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Feb 2, 9, 16, 23
Mar 2, 9

  • Parent session (High School Students)

Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011                       5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

  • Student follow-up session (High School Students)

Wednesday, May 18, 2011                        4:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.


  • Student sessions (Grades 5 & 6)

Monday, Jan 17, 24                4:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Feb 7, 14, 21

  • Parent session (Grades 5 & 6)

Monday, Jan. 24, 2011                       5:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.

  • Student follow-up session (Grades 5 & 6)

Monday, May 16, 2011                        4:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.


Location:                                             Registration fee:
Lansdowne Centre                              - $26/hr tax incl. (for 15 hrs) + $75 (for workbook)
5325 Snowdon Avenue                        - Per student
Montreal, QC H3X 1Y3

HIGH SCHOOL PREPARATION
for students in grades 5 and 6 and their parents



Workshop leader: Carolyn Melmed


Students in grades 5 and 6, accompanied by their parents, learn organization and study skills to help prepare them for high school. Student participants will be equipped to face the challenges of high school and improve their performance as students. Parents will gain insights into the ways in which they can effectively help and motivate their children.

  • Four ways of learning & memorizing
  • Four levels of reading
  • Organizing time, material & information
  • Establishing an effective learning routine
  • Getting the most from your classes
  • Working effectively at home
  • Strategies for communicating with teachers, peers & parents

 

Dates and times:

  • Student sessions

Monday, September 27                      4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monday, October 4, 18, 25
Monday, November 1, 8

  • Parent session

Monday, October 4, 2010                   5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

  • Student follow-up session

Monday, January 10, 2011                 4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.


Location:                                             Registration fee:
Lansdowne Centre                              - $39/hr tax incl. (for 10 hrs) + $75 (for workbook)
5325 Snowdon Avenue                        - Includes 1 student & 1 accompanying parent
Montreal, QC H3X 1Y3

 

ONE-TO-ONE TUTORING

for students grade 5 through univeristy

Carolyn Melmed and  Alexandra Rothstein are able to provide individual tutoring to both parents and students. For more information, please contact Carolyn Melmed


Testimonial


“The students who have already taken the ‘Study Skills Program’, have definitely improved their organizational skills, overall study habits, productivity and feel better about themselves.  Their teachers have seen and commented on the significant difference they have observed in these students’ classroom performance.�

- Connie Cugno, Resource Teacher