Summer 2020

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Bootcamps

•Why This Summer Is Important•

Strong executive function skills are essential to students’ success and confidence. College and High School freshmen and students each new year encounter completely new schedules and opportunities that place a much higher demand on organization, planning and time management skills, but without the familiar support systems. Classes are more exciting but at the same time, the work becomes more difficult and time consuming. Academic achievement is challenging for many students in new environments especially when combined with the draw of extra-curricular activities and social media.

Take this opportunity for your student to learn practical, innovative techniques that can improve their executive function skills with a

GoStrong Bootcamp


  • Getting Ready for College Bootcamp
  • Getting Ready for High School Bootcamp
  • Getting Ready for Next Year Bootcamp

 

3-Hour Virtual Series

Individual or Group
2 or 3 days

One-on-One Series

  • Individualized instruction in the GoStrong method to conceptualizing and enhance executive functions
  • Focus on time management and organizational methods for your particular classes, interests and activities including effective use of planners, calendars and to-do lists
  • Learn techniques to maximize attention and memory
  • A copy of Write This Down: Making Your Student Planner Work for You

Group Series

  • Put together your group of 3-4 students
  • Individualized instruction in the GoStrong method of conceptualizing executive functions
  • Practice using tools and strategies for time management and organizational strategies in typical college situations
  • Discussion of time management and organizational methods including a copy of Write This Down: Making Your Student Planner Work for You

 

Space is limited, so sign up and reserve your spot today!
REGISTER by contacting:
Susanne Phillips Keeley
susanne@gostrong.org
847.970.2415

Book Clubs

Book clubs are a great way to engage students with reading and to help create a reading culture. While reading for fun is wonderful, knowing how to read for school is essential. The GoStrong Bookclubs focus on building the skills needed to successfully read a novel for class. We will address topics including:

  • appropriate selection of a book when given a choice
  • pre-reading activities
  • vocabulary building
  • pacing
  • methods of annotation
  • reading between the lines
  • critical thinking
  • how to discuss a book verbally and in writing
  • preparation for quizzes and tests
  • using the GoStrong method to complete the process

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Put together your own group of 2-4 friends and join in!

GoStrong Bookclubs will meet virtually 1 hour a week for 6 weeks. Cost: $600/participant

Space is limited, so sign up and reserve your spot today!
REGISTER by contacting:
Susanne Phillips Keeley
susanne@gostrong.org
847.970.2415