Behavioral Psychology Associates
Behavioral Psychology Associates

Academic Coaching

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” - Benjamin Franklin

Common Reasons for Seeking out Academic Coaching

Putting off studying for tests until the night before.
Forgetting to start or finish homework.
Forgetting to turn in homework.
Trouble completing long term projects.
Poorly organized school materials.
Poorly organized work area at home or at school.

The Core Features of Academic Coaching

Learning how to organize study materials.
Learning how to organize the work space at home and at school.
Learning how to prioritize study materials and/or homework.
Learning how to set goals for homework completion and/or studying.
Learning how to break down long term assignments into manageable nuggets.

Some of the Goals of Academic Coaching

The goal of coaching is to help the student reach his or her academic goals. A coach can help students:

Estimate the time to complete a task.
Make timelines.
Stay motivated.
Prioritize and organize.
Use written reminders.
Attend to details.
Follow through on projects.