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Boys learn differently than girls, get worse grades than girls, and face certain challenges in school. Find out how you can help your son succeed more in school. Discover why males do 30% less school work than females, fidget more, like new and hard challenges, and more. Then take home nine tips for helping your boy learn and succeed more in school. You’ll also find out something new about how you learn. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Agenda Unit 1 Males and Females Learn Differently -Sex Ed for Parents -The male brain -Gender differences in learning -The fundamental difference Unit 2 Helping Your Boy Learn More -Techniques to aid concentration -You and his limbic system -5 Tips any parent can do -Say this every day Unit 3 Working with Teachers -Creating a win-win for the teacher -Why schools try to teach ‘responsibility’ -The IEP and other options -When his teacher is not helpful Unit 4 Helping Your Boy Succeed in School -Consider all the options -How to advocate for your boy -What to tell your boy -Achieving his and your goal

Start date: 02/06/17

End date: 03/03/17

Tuition: $95.00



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Do you want to achieve financial independence and true freedom to indulge in whatever makes you happy? Do you want to live life to the fullest, while only working when you want to? Imagine how great it would be to spend all of your time doing the things that matter most to you, all the while knowing you are financially secure. Imagine a life filled with enjoyment, leisure, and satisfaction. Envision your future free from the typical 9 to 5 grind. This course will show you how. The course will also help you avoid being one of the many American''s who struggle financially. Did you know 56% of American''s retire with less than $10,000 and that many people, even rich people, live paycheck to paycheck? It does take planning but it is attainable and the sooner you begin, the better off you will be! I know investing can be intimidating – especially if you have never done it before or know what to do. No one is born knowing how to be smart with money, and most people are not taught this at home or at school. But it is not that complicated and this course will show you how to budget, plan, and invest for a comfortable, successful retirement and future. This course covers tools that will help you set yourself up for financial success. If you follow the simple, easy to follow principles explained in this course, you will achieve success.

Start date: 02/06/17

End date: 03/03/17

Tuition: $195.00



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Spanish Fundamentals is a self-paced, online Spanish conversation course that seeks to bridge the communication gap between English and Spanish-speakers. Details

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $165.00



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