Academic Coaching is an ideal solution for students who struggle with executive functioning skills. Specific skills are needed to organize materials, time and information, and our academic coaches implement research-based strategies to help students learn these skills to have success in the classroom and beyond.
Executive functioning can impact learning in a variety of ways, and the effects are most often seen in a student’s ability to make plans, estimate time, keep organized, keep track of time, reflect on work, ask for help, finish work on time, turn in assignments, prepare for tests, take effective notes, and generate ideas.
Our academic coaches customize a plan based on each student’s unique strengths and struggles. They start by identifying goals and determining what success looks like. They next incorporate specific skills that usually include: