The Depot Teen Center S4 Study SkillsThe Darien Depot is Pleased to Host Free Parent Seminars:

7 Ways to Support Your Student’s Study Habits

Open To All Area Parents

Learn how to support your student’s study habits, in a one-hour highly dynamic, action-specific, and interactive seminar. Parents will learn the skills their student needs for success in school, and concrete ideas that can be implemented right away for better results and grades.

There is no charge for the program, but registration is requested. Bring a friend!

When: Thursday, September 27 at 7:00 pm

Where:
Darien Depot
25 Heights Road
Darien, CT 06820

There is no cost to attend this workshop, but registration is requested.

Register for the Free Parent WorkshopWhat You Will Learn:

  • What are the 7 skills all students need to be successful in school
  • How should they prepare for tests
  • How can your student eliminate distractions when they study
  • How can your student avoid feeling overwhelmed
  • Should your student study for a subject all in one shot, or over time
  • What can you do as a parent support your student

I found this seminar on study skills extremely helpful, and learned several new techniques I can use at home with both my 7th and 10th graders.
—Vickie B., Darien, CT

Key study principles that will be discussed include:

  • Goal setting
  • Time management
  • Organization
  • Focus
  • Note Taking
  • Active Reading
  • Active Listening
  • Question Generation
  • Using Graphic Organizers
  • Summarization
  • Overcoming Procrastination
  • Test Preparation Strategies
  • Stress Management

Essential Steps To Get Your Rising 9th & 10th Grade Student School and College-Admissions Ready

Open To All Area Middle & High School Parents

In collaboration with CollegewiseCollegewiseCroppedLogo-Square

In this seminar, parents will learn how to to make sure their rising freshman or sophomore student is ready for school and the college-admissions process.

There is no charge for the program, but registration is requested. Bring a friend!

When: Thursday, October 25 at 7:00 pm
When: Thursday, February 28 at 7:00 pm

Parents will learn the answer to these and other questions:

  • What should students do now, in and out of school, to help them be more successful when they eventually apply to college
  • Understand the timeline for college testing and applications
  • What classes they should take
  • What 3 essential study habits should your student learn now to be successful in school and in college

Parents will leave with a road-map of how to support their student:

  • Prepare the groundwork and a plan of action for the college admissions process
  • Achieve independence and balance in high school
  • Reduce stress and anxiety

Critical Steps for Getting and Staying on Track for College-Admissions

With a focus on all 11th and 12th grade students and their parents.

In collaboration with CollegewiseCollegewiseCroppedLogo-Square

In this seminar, parents will learn how to make sure their rising freshman or sophomore student is ready for school and the college-admissions process.

There is no charge for the program, but registration is requested. Bring a friend!

When: Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Parents will learn the answer to these and other questions:

  • What colleges specifically look for in applicants
  • What are the 3 skills every student needs to get great grades
  • What activities will make you stand out to an admission committee
  • What you can do now to ensure the strongest letters of recommendation
  • How to reset your strategy to achieve your admissions goals

Where:
Darien Depot
25 Heights Road
Darien, CT 06820

Register Now and Bring a Friend

Want to offer this workshop in your school or organization? Email us to find out how.