The Keys to Remembering What You Read

A few years ago, when I blogged, "The Keys to Remembering What You Read," it quickly became one of our most visited web pages and most read articles. In preparation for my upcoming webinar of the same title, (register here), I revised the original article with new research and some of our tutors' tried and true tips related to reading comprehension.


Read on to read the NEW keys to remembering what you read. 

Fidgety, Forgetful, and Unfocused: 
How to Help Your Child Focus and Finish 

Are you constantly telling your child to "just focus" so he can finish his homework? If you're tired of the nightly homework struggle, attend our free parent workshop Fidgety, Forgetful, and Unfocused: How to Help Your Child Focus and Finish on

Wednesday, February 18th at 6:30 pm for practical solutions to eliminate nightly homework battles. 


In this workshop you will learn: 

  • Novel approaches for helping distracted kids
  • How to set up an effective homework space 
  • What are executive functions and why are they so important 
  • To maintain and promote on-task and peaceful behavior during homework time 
  • Communication techniques to optimize motivation, limit power struggles surrounding homework, and foster resiliency 
Registration is free and open to the public. Space is limited, so register today! 

Parent Webinar: 
The Keys to Remembering What You Read 

In this webinar, Educational Connections' President and Founder, Ann Dolin, M.Ed. will be sharing research-based strategies students can use to better understand and remember what they read.

Learn strategies to help boost your child's grades and reading comprehension from your home, office, or wherever! Space is limited. Register today! 

February Tutor of the Month 

When it comes to reading, writing, and organization tutors, it doesn't get much better than Allyson; which is why we had to choose her for our February Tutor of the Month. Allyson has an extensive background in English and education. She has a Bachelor's degree in English from Wheaton College, a Master's and PhD in English from Indiana University, and a Special Education certification from UVA.

She has over 25 years of teaching and tutoring experience and loves working one-on-one with students through Educational Connections. Read on to learn more about Allyson. 

If you are interested in having a tutor, like Allyson, work with your child on reading, writing, or organization click here to learn more about our tutoring programs. 
Learning Made Simple Podcast: 
How to Learn More in Less Time

Does your child know how to study? Does she spend lots of time "studying" only to bring home mediocre grades? Does she cram, putting off studying until the last possible moment? 

In the most recent episode of the Learning Made Simple Podcast, Ann Dolin, M.Ed. talks about how kids can learn more in less time using research-proven study skills to boost grades and academics. 

Click here to listen to this episode or to subscribe to our podcast.  
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