Improving Academic Performance

Morgan Bissett-Tessier

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Improving Performance in School through Social-Emotional Learning: An Introduction

Posted by Morgan Bissett-Tessier on Tue, Apr 18, 2017 @ 05:21 PM

In the world of education, new fads can sometimes garner swift support but fall fast. As parents, we sometimes look for quick fixes to our children’s learning struggles; but that approach can lead to wasted time spent on strategies that aren’t effective in the long term. Thankfully, some trends do seem to make a lasting, positive impact. SEL (Social-Emotional Learning) is steadily proving itself to be an effective force in a growing number of school districts.

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Tags: study skills, Study Planning, social emotional learning, SEL, teaching strategies

Ten Most Common Study Mistakes

Posted by Morgan Bissett-Tessier on Wed, Apr 05, 2017 @ 05:09 PM

Tests are part and parcel of school, and are especially important in higher education; whether it’s midterms and finals in college, language exams or massimedical-school.pngve paid exams required for certifications, tests are used to demonstrate each student’s knowledge of the material and determine whether or not they’ll pass.

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Tags: test taking strategies, study skills, NCLEX, Study Planning, nursing school

Common Collegiate Confusion – Mistakes Every Freshman Makes

Posted by Morgan Bissett-Tessier on Fri, Jul 31, 2015 @ 12:00 PM


They say that hindsight is 20/20.  Hundreds of thousands of people have gone through their freshman year of college with regrets and wishes and dreams of what could have been, what they should have done.  But that only means that there is greater hope for current college freshmen if they are only willing to listen and trust the people who have been there.  Compiled from the thoughts and opinions of dozens of undergraduate sophomores, juniors, and seniors, this list is comprised of the most common mistakes that freshmen make their first year of school.

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Tags: college education, college freshman, college tips

Decoding College: Tips for Time Management [Part 1]

Posted by Morgan Bissett-Tessier on Thu, Apr 25, 2013 @ 03:38 PM

So, you’ve survived four years of high school; Congratulations!  Just as you’re getting comfortable, the world and its karma throw you into a completely new environment called college.           

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