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Watch Educational Connections Founder Ann Dolin, M.Ed., and a range of expert guests share strategies to help your child study more effectively and reach academic goals.

To see our schedule of upcoming live events for 2023, click here.

Webinar titles for the Library (13)
with Ann Dolin, M.Ed. and Kristin Landis, J.D.

It’s no secret that only a fraction of the qualified students who apply to highly selective schools will get an acceptance letter. Today, it takes a lot more than excellent grades and test scores to get noticed. So how can students increase their chances of getting into the most prestigious universities?

Webinar titles for the Library (12)
with Ann Dolin, M.Ed. and Diana Dinescu, Ph.D.

Anxiety rates in children are at an all-time high, and it's getting in the way of schoolwork. When kids feel anxious, their happiness, well-being, and ability to learn can all suffer. Parents can help their kids overcome excessive worry and fear. They just need the right tools.

Truth About Learning Styles Webinar
with Ann Dolin, M.Ed. and Jennifer Gonzalez

Teachers and parents often classify kids as Auditory, Visual, or Kinesthetic learners. But there’s a lot of research showing “learning styles” are actually a bust, and categorizing your kid won’t improve their ability to learn (or their test scores!).

Study Skills and Organization Webinar
with Ann Dolin, M.Ed.
When a child has a toolbox of strategies they can rely on, they can better focus and finish, solve problems, and know when to ask for help. “Learning how to learn” equips students to tackle challenges with confidence.
Remember what you learn Webinar
with Ann Dolin, M.Ed. and Kathi Gould, M.Ed.
Your child needs a study system for effective note-taking, summarizing, and reviewing. That’s what will ultimately make a difference in their confidence, test scores, and grades.
Little Known Secrets of Paying for College Webinar
with Ann Dolin, M.Ed. and Brock Jolly, CFP
Some families have children attending college next year, and others have 12 years to plan, but the fears of tackling these monumental and rising costs are the same. The College Funding Coach® Brock Jolly is here to help families figure out HOW to pay for it!
Score! Understanding the PSAT Webinar
with Ann Dolin, M.Ed. and Kristen Olsen Landis, J.D.
Learn what PSAT scores really mean and how to interpret the data on your child's score report. Plus, how to navigate today's standardized testing process and the role of SAT and ACT scores at test-optional colleges.
SAT, ACT, OR SKIP IT_ Webinar
with Ann Dolin, M.Ed. and David Volain, MPA
The process of taking college entrance exams and applying to college is often confusing and stressful— for students and parents. But it doesn't have to be! This workshop will help your family navigate today's modern-day roadmap to college.
Get it Done! EF Hacks Webinar
with Ann Dolin, M.Ed.— Presentation for Arlington Public Schools Parent Resource Center
Learn executive function-building strategies to help your student prevent procrastination from undermining their success. Plus, how to ensure your child does their schoolwork (without feeling like a nag).
ADHD and EF High School Webinar
with Ann Dolin, M.Ed. and Kathi Gould, M.Ed.
Executive function skills, like time management or prioritization, take time to learn (for students who have ADHD and for many who do not). But once students develop systems that work for them, these strategies can help them succeed throughout high school and beyond.
ADHD and EF K-6 Webinar
with Ann Dolin, M.Ed. and Jan Rowe
As a parent, it's difficult (and stressful!) to watch your child struggle with organization, productivity, and confidence. But, your child likely wants to be on top of things. So why do they miss deadlines, lose assignments, and start things the night before they’re due?
Roadmap to College_ 11th and 12th Webinar
with Ann Dolin, M.Ed. and Kristen Olsen Landis, J.D.
This workshop will help families with high school juniors and seniors feel more confident as they prepare for the new school year and for college admissions. Learn what it takes to stand out in today’s competitive college landscape.
Roadmap to College for 8th - 10th Graders webinar
with Ann Dolin, M.Ed. and Lisa Gastaldi, M.A.
What if someone told you your child had the power to take control of their entire high school experience to improve their chances of college admissions? They absolutely can if they start planning early (& it doesn't have to involve earning a perfect SAT score)!
How to College webinar
with Ann Dolin, M.Ed. and Andrea M. Brenner, Ph.D.
Nothing in the college admissions process prepares students for the changes they'll face as they transition from high school to living independently in college. Learn the critical life skills students should master while still at home (and tricks for teaching them to your middle and high schoolers).
Thoughts Down on Paper webinar
with Ann Dolin, M.Ed. and Amy O'Malley, PT
If your child's handwriting is messy or they have trouble completing writing assignments, some might equate their writing or difficulty transferring thoughts to paper as a sign of laziness. But that’s usually not the case! So what's really going on behind sloppy letters or unorganized assignments?
Student Self-Advocacy Webinar
with Ann Dolin, M.Ed. and Allison Sibley, Ph.D., LICSW
Being a good self-advocate has significant benefits for students. Is your child afraid or embarrassed to ask for help at school? Learn strategies to help students understand when they need help in academic settings and the best ways to get it.
How to Help Your Child Manage Anxious Feelings
with Ann Dolin, M.Ed. and Maria Zimmitti, Ph.D.
Anxiety rates in children are at an all-time high, and it's getting in the way of schoolwork. Parents can help their kids overcome excessive worry and fear. They just need the right tools.