Steve Hargadon: 1-Hour Free Webinar: “Parenting for Academic Success”

The pursuing just one-hour webinar from Greg Smith and Chris Loper was recorded on Oct 6, 2021, as element of the “Endure and Thrive!” webinar sequence. At first held as a compensated webinar, we give it here as an encouragement to look at signing up for our 5-week dwell on-line course, “Parenting For Educational Success (and Parental Sanity),” beginning on July 12th.

This recording is an abbreviated model of the 5-week class, and addresses the pursuing matters: Psychology and Neuroscience Essentials Development Way of thinking Parenting Studying and Understanding Behavioral Alter and Productivity Cultivating Govt Operate. The on the web class goes into a lot more depth and is explained beneath. As perfectly, the lessons are held reside on the internet with a cohort of other mother and father, incorporate conversations and Q&A, and also include things like weekly resource guides and all the classes in audio and video recorded form.

  • Are you nervous that your youngster is not residing up to their possible, but you’re not certain how to help them?
  • Do you fear that your baby fell driving during COVID, but you never know how to assist them catch up?
  • Would you like to end obtaining arguments with your little one about schoolwork, chores, and display screen time?
  • Are you weary of nagging and hovering, but concerned that if you prevent, your boy or girl will fail?

You are not by itself, and there is a much better way! You can assistance your kid’s advancement, without micromanaging, and when simultaneously encouraging them develop into independent and resilient. When you adopt this approach, you will not only enable your child to succeed, you will also minimize your individual worry and stress all around parenting.

Which is why we are excited to announce that Discovering Revolution will be web hosting the next annual On the web model of this a lot-sought-just after study course: 

Parenting For Educational Good results (and Parental Sanity)

This training course is a 5-part sequence of classes co-taught by Greg Smith and Chris Loper. Chris will share the essential ideas from psychology and neuroscience that are most relevant for mom and dad, although Greg will explore how to implement this expertise at household. In the meantime, you are going to have a lot of prospects to request questions, and you will be provided pre-class journaling inquiries, supplemental readings, and further methods to assist the course substance.

“This guardian seminar is like no other. Knowing the learning procedure and the progress of government capabilities is a element of parenting that is typically missed. Greg and Chris are exceptionally experienced at what they do and incredible communicators. In this seminar, they give a baseline of facts that will assist any mother or father develop into more empathetic and proficient as they assist tutorial these amazing young folks in developing their personal independence and self-confidence. This seminar applies to so significantly more than just lecturers – it applies to daily life expertise.” 

–Jenifer Dobson

Your Instructors

Greg Smith: Greg has been an educator for 35 years, and he is the proprietor of Northwest Educational Providers. He has around 40,000 hours of one particular-on-1 encounter supporting college students and mother and father in their respective mastering procedures. Greg is married with two teenage daughters and understands the problems of parenting from equally a experienced and individual viewpoint.


The Classes

#1 Psychology and Neuroscience Essentials 

  • The heritage of the human brain as it relates to academic achievement
  • Mind health and fitness: the effects of rest, diet, physical exercise, and technologies
  • Constructive psychology: encouraging mental wellbeing and achievement
  • Leading by illustration: the value of modeling balanced patterns

#2 Development Way of thinking Parenting

  • The dynamic human brain: how the brain alterations and grows
  • Development attitude vs. mounted way of thinking
  • Advancement-minded language
  • Leading by illustration: the expansion-minded life style
  • Cultivating nutritious self-esteem and self-efficacy

#3 Finding out and Understanding

  • Exam stress and anxiety: the place does it appear from and what can we do about it
  • What is “studying?”: discovering techniques and memory development
  • Challenge-resolving: method, system, and the benefit of true breaks
  • Technological know-how: distractions, multitasking, and tech-dependancy
  • The pursuit of mastery and enjoy of discovering: curiosity and depth vs. quality administration

#4 Behavioral Adjust and Productiveness

  • Realism: how change really occurs
  • Working with willpower correctly: patterns, procedures, and reminders
  • Self-notion: how outer change drives internal modify
  • Procrastination: why we do it and how to do it significantly less
  • Perfectionism: transferring absent from debilitating all-or-absolutely nothing wondering

#5 Cultivating Govt Perform

  • Park the helicopter: how micromanaging hinders advancement
  • Skinned knees: what little ones master when they’re permitted to fall short
  • Coaching vs. instructing: encouraging resourcefulness and independence
  • Speaking with your youngster about faculty: navigating the emotional problems of educational conversations
  • Active agent vs. passive victim: blame, parental language, and cultivating duty

Q&A Bonus

  • 1-hour reward session for any follow-up thoughts on the ultimate EF lesson or the class as a full.

If you miss out on a course, we will provide you with a recording of the lecture, but in get to retain the privateness of the people who go to, we will not be recording the Q&A.

Dates and Periods

July 12 – August 9th, Tuesdays, 7:30 – 9:30 pm US-Eastern / 4:30 – 6:30 pm US-Pacific. Q&A Bonus session will be held on August 23rd at the exact time. Recordings of each session will be obtainable for any courses that were being missed, and lifetime access to the total set of recordings is presented to all individuals.

Expense & Registration

$499 for each spouse and children (a set of mom and dad and/or guardians). Space is minimal, so please enable us know suitable absent that you’d like to reserve a location. To reserve your place, make sure you sign up in this article (all significant credit cards recognized). If you require to spend by examine, remember to e-mail [email protected] and we will hold the reservation and deliver an invoice. Please send out issues to [email protected].

Added Testimonials

“I took the parenting class in summer season 2019 and uncovered so considerably about how the building mind, development frame of mind, and the value of modeling (as opposed to controlling), and significantly extra. I even now have my notes and refer back again to them periodically. I very advise the program for everyone fascinated in supporting their children as they mature into lifelong learners.” 

–Caitlin Moulding

“Chris and Greg’s mum or dad seminars are not to be missed! In a brief time, I grew to become additional savvy about myself and my little ones as learners. Their coaching recommendations intention to reduce mother or father-child conflict by leveraging latest investigate on the mind and descriptive tales of their college students. I extremely advocate their seminars for dad and mom of all young ones!” 

–Vicki Pettiross

“We attended Northwest Academic Services’ dad or mum seminar series in 2019 – the written content was hugely appropriate and very well presented, and the welcoming setting supplied us the option to interact directly with expert educators and other mothers and fathers.  As mom and dad of middle and elementary university learners, we have been capable to relate to the info shared, and apply the seminar’s ideas straight into our possess relatives interactions and dynamics.  We glance ahead to attending yet again this yr.” 

–Jill Nolton

“I located this collection when my youngest pupil was in his ultimate prep for college or university programs. How I want that I had taken it yrs before so I could have supported each my pupils as a result of their schooling! The information Greg and Chris share is valuable to all parents but specifically these of students who battle academically or fight with the strain of perfectionism. Incorporating these lessons into my very own lifetime has been incredibly worthwhile but the value is exponentially greater to study and adopt the resources and methods even though your learners are continue to at home, making ready for higher education and daily life. Thankfully my son was ready to locate his drive and opportunity with Greg’s guidance. He grew to become a hardworking high university student, attends a really selective higher education, and is earning tutorial accolades. The potential is in each and every child, you just need to have the correct tutorial and guided mother and father to aid them discover it and attract it out.” 

–Kirsten Morrison

“We are the lucky mother and father of twin daughters, both equally with exceptional-to-them strengths and troubles in the discovering natural environment. No a single-size-fits-all technique for us. We have been looking for some coaching to form out the best ways to give every single daughter the particular guidance they necessary to be successful in their faculty environments. The Parenting for Tutorial Achievement lessons we took via NWES offered us with that and additional.

“Coaches Greg and Chris spoke to all finding out types, training moms and dads how to inspire their kids to determine and articulate what they needed, and how to inquire for it, so that they could develop into independent drivers of their possess academic good results. After we began to put into action some of the equipment we discovered, equally of our students commenced to, a lot more and a lot more commonly, achieve out for enable from sources beyond us (other students, tutorial coaches, faculty tutors and instructors) and do so in a timely fashion, just before exam nervousness or task panic established in.

“We also acquired new tools to help both daughters in getting far more regular in their review behavior. As a substitute of ‘cramming’ the night time in advance of an examination, the girls started to establish habits which vastly diminished past-minute, anxiety-driven studying.

“Our daughters have now transitioned to terrific-healthy universities wherever they are content, engaged, independent, and constantly dealing with academic good results.

“Greg and Chris introduced their put together many years of abilities coaching learners at all quality amounts, and advising moms and dads who want to assist college student achievement, and shared concrete, effectively informed, investigate primarily based, ground examined, info and approaches that aided us in our attempts to aid our exclusive learners. We cannot recommend them extremely plenty of.”

-Kelly and Steve Nolan Shafer


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