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Help Your Son/Daughter to Enjoy School More.

The tools for parents for motivating not only teens to use smart study techniques and adopt effective study skills.
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 hour on-demand audio
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
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  • Access on mobile and TV
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Start the new school year in a new way! Show your child you are here for him/her and you are prepared to carry his/her burden of school together. Not to give some silly suggestions or orders but just to share your own experiences, desires, falls. You will be amazed how it works! This course help you to make this way smooth and full of joy.

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What fathers say about this course: "Having small children I enjoyed the course very much. We want to be good parents and help our children in their teenage years. We want to be able to help them in the future. The course gives us concrete ideas of how to build our relationships and helps us learn how to listen to our children." MP

Many of us have teenage children at home. Our cute babies become young adult and decisions about their future career take place. We want the best for them but how to recognize what is the right way? And what about if they don't want to communicate with us about their desires?May we recognize what kind of job is good for our children just according to their attitude to learning? I believe so. And I will show you how in this course.

Six lectures in free preview mode! The whole first section is totally free that you have plenty of time to feel the essence of the course and decide if it is worth your money.


You'll find the deepness of your teenage child during this course you didn't know about before. You'll be amazed how gladly your son/daughter will communicate with you about his/her school. Just follow the pattern described in this course. It is more than just self-paced study method, the source of good valuable information and suggestions. It is the way that leads to life-changing experiences! Just jump in, and the results surprise you.


This course consists of 22 lectures and 20 more as podcast. You find four lectures as introduction to live online chats. I have removed live chat from the course and dramatically decreased the course price to make this course available for a much wider range of fathers! You can use these lectures for the inspiration of talks about your child with your wife or friends.

The course is designed for 12 sessions you should spend with your child. You have one week for each session of length approximately a one hour. So whole course should be finished in three months. You find a short introduction to each session in appropriate course lecture. The introduction explains what, why and how you should share with your child in this time.

What you get from this course are:

  • New kind of relationship with your child.
  • Understanding to school attitudes of your son/daughter.
  • Recognizing the particular skills of your son/daughter.
  • Shape of the dream job of your child.
  • The priorities and goals leading to dream job.
  • New study routines established by your child.

Subscribing this course, you also support project "School Can Be Fun". Other courses are being developed and some of them will be free. So participating you do something for you, for your family and also for others!

This course is the third one in a project entitled "School Can Be Fun". You might consider taking also the first two just for inspiration: “Improve Your Study Skills – Ace Exams", “Boost Your Study Skills, Learn Deeper Learning Fast". Or it might be a good gift for your child. You can also find many other tips to help study more effectively on the project's Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube pages.

And remember, this course comes with a 30-day money back guarantee. If you do not find it helpful, then you can request a refund. There's nothing to lose!

Who is the target audience?
  • Fathers of teenagers.
  • Fathers of future teenagers.
  • All other fathers.
  • Mothers of teenagers may take the course as well, but man's point of view might be uncomfortable for some of them.
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What Will I Learn?
Son/daughter motivated to effective study.
Better communication with your children.
New study routines accepted by your son/daughter.
Joy from the success of your children.
Knowledge of career direction of your child.
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  • Unconditional love to your children.
  • About a one hour per week for next three months.
  • A basic knowledge of effective study methods is an advantage.
Curriculum For This Course
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5 Lectures 18:54

Brief description of the course structure, design and its philosophy.

Find the voiceover transcript in the resources.

Preview 08:01

There are three basic types of family situations. Choose the communication strategy which suits you the best.

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Preview 06:42

It is important to choose an appropriate place for communication with your child. Find the types of good and bad places in this lecture.

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Preview 02:13

The pictures and sounds used at this course come from different authors.

Preview 1 page

How the online chats are designed and what is the topic of this one.

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Preview 01:58
Help Your Son, Daughter Get to Know Himself/Herself Better
5 Lectures 16:16

To be motivated in long-term way you have to do why you do some work. And you have to be convinced this job has any sense. The same with learning. The ways how to find the sense in the current school obligations of your child are explained in this lecture.

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Week 1 – Dream about a Future Job

Take a test to to discern if your child is more auditory, visual, or tactile/kinesthetic and which kind of hemisphere is more dominating. It helps to use appropriate study method.

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Week 2 – Find a Prevailing Learning Style

Taking notes are important part of studying. You will find in this lecture how to make taking notes natural for your kids.

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Week 3 – Reveal Creativity of Your Son/Daughter

Take some test telling you what kind of temperament your child has.

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Week 4 – Speak about Emotions, Personality Types

Description of the topics discussed at this chat with an example of possible questions.

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Online Chat
5 Lectures 20:28

Everyone is different and what works for one doesn't have to work for another. This topic is explained in this lecture.

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Week 5 – Share your Personal Motivators, Find the Priority Courses

It's natural to people, probably to all creations to desire to be rewarded when they've done something good. Find how to use it for effective motivation.

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Week 6 – Set a Personal Rewards System

Personal sharing helps recieve solution easier.

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Week 7 – Share How You Face Big Challenges

Knowing that a fault is not a life-or-death problem is pivotal to long-term motivation and success in life. People who have the fear of fault are not able to try something new or step-up to challenging responsibilities. It's your task to assure your child about this truth.

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Week 8 – Confirm that a Fault is Not a Problem

Description of the chat is in this lecture.

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Online Chat
Establish Strong Time Management Foundations
5 Lectures 18:09

Time management is crucial for long-term effectiveness.

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Week 9 – Speak about Time Management, Set Priorities

This lecture is for goal oriented people.

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Week 10 – Define Goals and Learn how to Manage Tasks

Several specific tips in this lecture. You can add your own.

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Week 11 – Find Specific Time-Saving Hints, Speak about Concentration

A rest is necessary both for the brain and body.

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Week 12 – Speak about Resting

Description of the chat is in this lecture.

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Online Chat
2 Lectures 02:55

The list of the books and web pages good to read for deeper understanding of effective study.

Useful Links to Valuable Resources
2 pages

Explanation of this special community oriented on effective study methods. Members of the community have access to another specific information, are the first informed about the news at the School Can Be Fun project, and they have a privilege to use special long-term discounts. Active members of the community may earn some extra money as well.

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About the Instructor
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Facilitator, trainer, educator, father, ...

What I have learned during last 20 years of my study, working and fatherhood experience, the most important for each person is to recognize his/her individual specific abilities and skills. Main decisions are usually made during high school. Happy people are those who recognize their special abilities (gifts) as young and use them in dreamed job. Unfortunately, many people do, what not fit them fully and they are in inner struggle many years. Some even whole their life.

I worked with hundreds of people of all age as a facilitator, manager, coach, teacher, trainer. I have spent roughly 23 years as a student in different kinds of schools (universities in Brno, Prague, Vancouver). I taught at Charles University in Prague and have taught dozens of business courses above on “project management” and “time management” as well. I am a doctor of public and social policy with Certificate in Education and coaching. This deep background helps to build the course that is more than just describing different study techniques.

I also have two children (boy 19 and girl 16), and both of them are excellent students. Also thanks to applying methods presented in my course.

More details from my professional life are available on LinkedIN.

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