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


The pursuing one particular-hour webinar from Greg Smith and Chris Loper was recorded on Oct 6, 2021, as part of the “Survive and Thrive!” webinar series. Originally held as a paid out webinar, we give it listed here as an encouragement to think about signing up for our 5-week stay on-line class, “Parenting For Academic Accomplishment (and Parental Sanity),” beginning on July 12th.

This recording is an abbreviated edition of the 5-week class, and covers the subsequent matters: Psychology and Neuroscience Necessities Advancement Way of thinking Parenting Studying and Discovering Behavioral Alter and Productiveness Cultivating Executive Operate. The on line course goes into additional depth and is explained below. As perfectly, the lessons are held stay on the web with a cohort of other mother and father, include conversations and Q&A, and also include weekly resource guides and all the periods in audio and online video recorded type.

  • Are you anxious that your boy or girl isn’t living up to their prospective, but you’re not positive how to aid them?
  • Do you stress that your boy or girl fell guiding for the duration of COVID, but you never know how to aid them catch up?
  • Would you like to prevent getting arguments with your baby about schoolwork, chores, and screen time?
  • Are you drained of nagging and hovering, but anxious that if you stop, your youngster will fail?

You are not by yourself, and there is a much better way! You can help your kid’s growth, devoid of micromanaging, and when at the same time assisting them turn into independent and resilient. When you adopt this technique, you will not only help your kid to do well, you will also decrease your own pressure and nervousness around parenting.

Which is why we are thrilled to announce that Studying Revolution will be hosting the second once-a-year Online model of this considerably-sought-just after training course: 

Parenting For Tutorial Achievements (and Parental Sanity)

This training course is a five-aspect series of lessons co-taught by Greg Smith and Chris Loper. Chris will share the crucial ideas from psychology and neuroscience that are most applicable for mother and father, while Greg will go over how to apply this know-how at house. In the meantime, you will have a great deal of prospects to ask inquiries, and you’ll be supplied pre-course journaling issues, supplemental readings, and supplemental means to assist the class content.

“This mum or dad seminar is like no other. Comprehending the understanding approach and the development of government capabilities is a component of parenting that is frequently overlooked. Greg and Chris are extremely competent at what they do and awesome communicators. In this seminar, they provide a baseline of information that will aid any guardian develop into extra empathetic and professional as they enable manual these fantastic young folks in developing their individual independence and confidence. This seminar applies to so significantly a lot more than just lecturers – it applies to life techniques.” 

–Jenifer Dobson

Your Instructors

Greg Smith: Greg has been an educator for 35 yrs, and he is the operator of Northwest Educational Expert services. He has over 40,000 hrs of a person-on-a single experience supporting students and mothers and fathers in their respective understanding processes. Greg is married with two teenage daughters and understands the problems of parenting from each a skilled and individual point of view.


The Courses

#1 Psychology and Neuroscience Essentials 

  • The historical past of the human mind as it relates to tutorial results
  • Brain wellbeing: the effects of slumber, nourishment, workout, and technology
  • Good psychology: encouraging psychological overall health and good results
  • Leading by example: the great importance of modeling healthier behavior

#2 Growth Way of thinking Parenting

  • The dynamic human mind: how the brain changes and grows
  • Expansion mindset vs. preset mindset
  • Development-minded language
  • Primary by instance: the development-minded life-style
  • Cultivating balanced self-esteem and self-efficacy

#3 Finding out and Mastering

  • Exam nervousness: exactly where does it come from and what can we do about it
  • What is “studying?”: understanding procedures and memory formation
  • Dilemma-fixing: technique, system, and the benefit of authentic breaks
  • Technologies: distractions, multitasking, and tech-dependancy
  • The pursuit of mastery and really like of discovering: curiosity and depth vs. quality administration

#4 Behavioral Transform and Productivity

  • Realism: how alter really happens
  • Utilizing willpower properly: habits, methods, and reminders
  • Self-notion: how outer modify drives internal alter
  • Procrastination: why we do it and how to do it much less
  • Perfectionism: moving away from debilitating all-or-practically nothing contemplating

#5 Cultivating Government Purpose

  • Park the helicopter: how micromanaging hinders improvement
  • Skinned knees: what young children discover when they’re authorized to fall short
  • Coaching vs. teaching: encouraging resourcefulness and independence
  • Talking with your little one about college: navigating the emotional challenges of tutorial conversations
  • Energetic agent vs. passive sufferer: blame, parental language, and cultivating obligation

Q&A Bonus

  • 1-hour reward session for any follow-up inquiries on the last EF lesson or the study course as a entire.

If you pass up a class, we will provide you with a recording of the lecture, but in get to retain the privacy of the households who show up at, we will not be recording the Q&A.

Dates and Moments

July 12 – August 9th, Tuesdays, 7:30 – 9:30 pm US-Eastern / 4:30 – 6:30 pm US-Pacific. Q&A Reward session will be held on August 23rd at the exact time. Recordings of just about every session will be available for any lessons that have been skipped, and lifetime obtain to the whole set of recordings is offered to all members.

Charge & Registration

$499 for every household (a set of mom and dad and/or guardians). Space is confined, so make sure you let us know correct away that you’d like to reserve a spot. To reserve your spot, you should register listed here (all significant credit history cards recognized). If you require to fork out by test, make sure you e mail [email protected] and we’ll keep the reservation and ship an invoice. Please send thoughts to [email protected].

Supplemental Testimonials

“I took the parenting class in summer 2019 and realized so a lot about how the creating brain, advancement frame of mind, and the importance of modeling (as opposed to controlling), and significantly extra. I still have my notes and refer back to them periodically. I hugely advocate the training course for any person fascinated in supporting their kids as they mature into lifelong learners.” 

–Caitlin Moulding

“Chris and Greg’s mother or father seminars are not to be missed! In a limited time, I became more savvy about myself and my little ones as learners. Their coaching suggestions goal to decrease dad or mum-baby conflict by leveraging latest research on the brain and descriptive stories of their college students. I highly suggest their seminars for dad and mom of all young ones!” 

–Vicki Pettiross

“We attended Northwest Instructional Services’ dad or mum seminar sequence in 2019 – the information was hugely relevant and nicely introduced, and the welcoming location provided us the prospect to interact specifically with professional educators and other parents.  As mother and father of middle and elementary college college students, we had been in a position to relate to the info shared, and implement the seminar’s ideas straight into our very own loved ones interactions and dynamics.  We seem forward to attending once more this yr.” 

–Jill Nolton

“I located this sequence when my youngest student was in his last prep for college apps. How I wish that I experienced taken it many years before so I could have supported both of those my learners by means of their schooling! The data Greg and Chris share is handy to all dad and mom but primarily individuals of students who battle academically or battle with the worry of perfectionism. Incorporating these classes into my personal life has been extremely worthwhile but the price is exponentially better to learn and undertake the tools and tactics when your college students are nonetheless at household, making ready for university and everyday living. Fortunately my son was ready to find his drive and probable with Greg’s advice. He grew to become a hardworking large school scholar, attends a extremely selective higher education, and is earning academic accolades. The probable is in each youngster, you just want the right manual and guided mom and dad to assistance them uncover it and draw it out.” 

–Kirsten Morrison

“We are the privileged mother and father of twin daughters, the two with unique-to-them strengths and difficulties in the mastering ecosystem. No 1-size-matches-all solution for us. We ended up seeking for some coaching to type out the very best means to give just about every daughter the particular assistance they desired to be productive in their faculty environments. The Parenting for Academic Good results lessons we took by means of NWES supplied us with that and far more.

“Coaches Greg and Chris spoke to all mastering types, instructing moms and dads how to really encourage their little ones to recognize and articulate what they essential, and how to talk to for it, so that they could develop into impartial drivers of their have educational achievement. When we commenced to implement some of the equipment we realized, each of our pupils began to, more and far more readily, arrive at out for enable from sources past us (other students, academic coaches, college tutors and instructors) and do so in a well timed manner, prior to exam anxiousness or venture stress established in.

“We also figured out new resources to aid both daughters in starting to be far more regular in their examine patterns. Alternatively of ‘cramming’ the night before an examination, the ladies commenced to produce practices which vastly decreased final-minute, worry-driven studying.

“Our daughters have now transitioned to excellent-in good shape universities exactly where they are happy, engaged, independent, and constantly suffering from educational achievement.

“Greg and Chris brought their combined years of know-how coaching pupils at all quality stages, and advising parents who wish to help university student accomplishment, and shared concrete, properly informed, investigation centered, floor examined, details and procedures that aided us in our efforts to support our exclusive learners. We simply cannot propose them highly ample.”

-Kelly and Steve Nolan Shafer



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