Academic Empowerment Coaching ™
What is Academic Empowerment?
Academic Empowerment is not just a fancy name for tutoring. In fact, the very purpose of Academic Empowerment is to
reduce the need for tutoring, ideally to zero.
By now you’ve heard it a million times: the global economy is changing rapidly, and the pace of change will only continue to accelerate. This is both exciting and scary. It’s exciting. . .read more
Traditional tutoring fails to help students build 21st-century skills because its focus is simply too narrow and shallow . . .read more
Unlike traditional tutoring, Academic Empowerment doesn’t assume that struggles in a certain subject are just about that subject. Sure, sometimes students “don’t get” a concept . . .read more
” When children have opportunities to develop executive function and self-regulation skills, individuals and society experience lifelong benefits. These skills are crucial for learning and development. They also enable positive behavior and allow us to make healthy choices for ourselves and our families. Executive function and self-regulation skills depend on three types of brain function: working memory, mental flexibility, and self-control. These functions are highly interrelated, and the successful application of executive function skills requires them to operate in coordination with each other.”
“ Children aren’t born with these skills—they are born with the potential to develop them. If children do not get what they need from their relationships with adults and the conditions in their environments—or (worse) if those influences are sources of toxic stress—their skill development can be seriously delayed or impaired. Adverse environments resulting from neglect, abuse, and/or violence may expose children to toxic stress, which disrupts brain architecture and impairs the development of executive function. ”
“ Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life. ”
“ Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.”
Roger Lewin, prize-winning science fiction writer
“ Why Develop Self Awareness?
As you develop self awareness you are able to make changes in the thoughts and interpretations you make in your mind. Changing the interpretations in your mind allows you to change your emotions. Self awareness is one of the attributes of Emotional Intelligence and an important factor in achieving success.”
Pathway To Happiness