January 2013


Do these statements describe your household?

Ann has the solutions.


Did you know that parental involvement in homework can negatively impact a student's success? Or that the average amount of time students spend on homework has increased by 100% since 1981? Or that students labeled as "lazy" often are dealing with a deeper underlying issue?


Ann, president and founder of Educational Connectioncs, Inc., speaks at countless schools throughout the DC Metro area to provide parents with practical, insightful solutions to common issues students face in their academic careers. Book Ann at your school! Contact allison@ectutoring.com. See below for a list of topics: 



Homework Made Simple

Tips, Tools, and Solutions for Stress-Free Homework

Based on Ann's Book, Homework Made Simple

(Adapted for Elementary, Middle, and High School Ages)

Batteries Not Included 

Why Kids Struggle with Motivation and What Parents Can Do About It

(Adapted for Elementary, Middle, and High School Ages)


ADHD and Executive Functions 

Signs, Symptoms, and Solutions for Your Child's Success

(Adapted for Elementary, Middle, and High School Ages)


Practical Strategies for Choosing the Right Test, Taking It at the Right Time, and Getting into the School of Your Choice

(Designed for Grades Nine through Twelve) 



Ask The Expert

Ann was recently featured in Women's World magazine offering advice on how parents can help boost their students' grades. Check out the article here!


Do You Need Expert Educational Advice Now?

Ann offers a variety of consultative services to families throughout the DC Metro area. Whether you and your child need guidance in the arduous process of applying to independent schools or solutions to struggles with motivation, attention, or learning difficulties, Ann can help! Click here for more information

Study Skills and Technology Workshop

Presented by the DC Capital Branch of the International Dyslexia Association
Joy Jacques, Marilyn Zecher, and Sonya Atkinson
This workshop is a multi-sensory workshop for educational professionals and parents. The full day presentation will focus on strategies which are appropriate for all learners but especially helpful for those who have learning disabilities.

Saturday, January 26th, 9:00am-3:30pm
Commonwealth Academy
Alexandria, VA 22301

For more information or to register, click here.

- Kelly S, Parent
Homework Made Simple

Ann regularly appears on News Channel 8's "Let's Talk Live" as its Education Expert. Click here to view her appearances!
Here is a list of some of the schools at which Ann has recently spoken to parents:

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