Busy Parents: Lead Your Children To Success
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Busy Parents: Lead Your Children To Success

The Ultimate Guide for Parents In Helping Students with Academics
5.0 (1 rating)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
54 students enrolled
Created by Gabriel Silva
Last updated 5/2014
Current price: $10 Original price: $40 Discount: 75% off
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • A time-tested, proven system to boost student success (even in case you are an extremely busy parent - no matter what your budget is)
  • Reliable strategies (supported by leading research) to boost student motivation, confidence, and discipline
  • Students' and parents' perspective videos discussing our course's overall approach from a practical standpoint
  • Practical strategies to get the most from tutoring sessions (whether or not your child already has a good tutor)
  • Straightforward worksheets, including prescribed courses of action, in order to evaluate students' needs, strength of the framework in place, and performance of current/potential professionals
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  • Willingness to try different strategies to promote student success
  • Willingness to hire professionals to work with the student(s)
  • Ideally, at least some experience in hiring tutors

"Gabriel proposes a change in the educational paradigm by focusing on students' parents, suggesting a highly positive kind of involvement in the educational process, making them reflect on the nature of their beliefs, exposing and proposing positive changes to the cognitive biases, preconceptions, equivocal involvements, misinformation, and most importantly the projection of parental emotions onto their children. Ultimately, his work focuses on the often ignored - and fragile - link between the student, parent, and team of educators. Extremely useful and arising from a beautiful insight!" - Dr. Isaac Joukhadar

"A clear and effective work, with the goal to motivate parents and children to execute an efficient strategy of Psychopedagogy, in the search for the success of students. Considering the psychology of today's youth, this work approaches methods that enhance discipline, affection, motivation, work ethic, and a balanced equation between study and hard work." - Dr. Roseli Rodolfo

This course includes clear and concise, time-tested guidance (for busy parents) on how to help their children:

  • Get motivated
  • Gain hope
  • Become more confident
  • Set their sights higher
  • And do better in school as a result

Additionally, the course includes:

  • A system for supporting students (building and managing an academic team - even for very busy parents), including insights based on over a decade of experience in the education industry
  • Straightforward suggestions taking student psychology into account
  • And effective strategies for promoting success

With this new arsenal of tools, parents will be empowered to help students get inspired to pursue their dreams with confidence and motivation.

Who is the target audience?
  • Parents of school-age children (especially in high school - but also very useful for parents of younger students)
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Curriculum For This Course
41 Lectures
Introduction & Important Principles
9 Lectures 17:16

Getting Students on Board

Parent's Perspective: Getting Students On Board

Getting Students to Stop Doubting their Abilities
2 pages

Balancing Academics With Sports & Other Activities

Helping Students Embrace Persistence
2 pages
Tutoring: How To Get The Most Out Of It
7 Lectures 22:11
Why Have Tutors?

Ideal Tutoring: Part 1

Ideal Tutoring: Part 2

Worksheet: Evaluating Existing Tutors
2 pages

Great Tutors & How to Find Them

Tutoring Fees: Considerations

Student's Perspective: Reluctant to Get a Tutor
The Academic Team
8 Lectures 26:41
Introducing the Academic Team

The Subject Expert

The Motivator

The Discipline Coach

The Planner

Student's Perspective: Having a Tutor as a Motivator
The System: Putting Together an Excellent Academic Team
8 Lectures 28:09
Introducing the System

Determining Students' Needs

Designing the Framework

Evaluating Current Professionals

Reaching Out: Finding the Right Professionals

Parent's Perspective: Finding a Charismatic Professional

Worksheet: Evaluating Education Professionals
2 pages

Managing the Academic Team
Additional Keys to Success
8 Lectures 21:44
Communicating with the Team

Worksheet: Evaluating Team Communication
2 pages

Student Complacency: How to Prevent It

Dealing with an Academic Crisis

Over-Reliance on Professionals: How to Deal

Dealing With Boredom and Lack of Patience in Students
2 pages
1 Lecture 00:39
About the Instructor
Gabriel Silva
3.9 Average rating
799 Reviews
11,127 Students
18 Courses
Educational Consultant, Entrepreneur, Business Owner

With fifteen years of experience as an educational consultant, math tutor, and business owner, Gabriel has over 2,000 online lectures on a variety of subjects, including languages, mathematics, and business. His lessons have attracted over a million viewers and draw enthusiastic reviews from students all over the world.

Gabriel is passionate about providing clear instruction, and his extensive teaching experience (in excess of 10,000 hours of personalized instruction over the years) has equipped him with the power to inspire students and help them succeed in their education. He is an avid language learner, a conspicuous polyglot, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with Honours from the prestigious Sauder School of Business.