April 2013
 
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Struggles with motivation? Battles over procrastination?

Join us for a presentation by Ann Dolin, M.Ed.
 
Batteries Not Included:
Why Kids Struggle with Motivation and What Parents Can Do About It

Monday, April 29, 2013
7:00-8:30pm

Vienna Presbyterian Church
Room 108A
124 Park St NE
Vienna, VA 22180

In this free presentation, parents will learn:
  • the four reasons students struggle to stay motivated
  • effective communication strategies
  • ways to foster resiliency
  • crucial study skills
  • ways to promote on-task and peaceful behavior
  • the balance between helping too much and not enough 
Ann Dolin is a former Fairfax County public school teacher with over 20 years of teaching and tutoring experience. As a recognized expert in education, Ann speaks at schools throughout the DC metro area to provide parents with practical, insightful solutions to common issues students face.
 
Interested in booking a presentation? Contact allison@ectutoring.com.

Does Your Student Have "Spring Fever"?
 
If so, you're not alone! Many parents report that their students experience faltering motivation in this final stretch of the school year. Though "spring fever" is typically associated with increased energy and vitality, for a large number of students, the opposite seems to take effect when it comes to academics.

Ann Dolin has some tips for how you can help your student stay strong until the very end.



Join Ann Dolin for this interactive workshop in which you will learn easy, practical solutions to encourage learning all summer long and how to utilize free resources!

Friday, May 10, 2013
10:00-11:30am
Dunn Loring Center for Parent Services


Educational Connections | Fairfax, VA 703-934-8282 | Bethesda, MD 301-469-6060www.ectutoring.com


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