Learning How to Learn

The executive function skills your child won’t learn in a classroom.

Online Executive Function Course for 6-12th Grade Students

This small group, individualized learning experience gives students the tools to excel in both academics and the real world.

Through the use of self-awareness, technology, and growth mindset, students will discover their unique superpowers to achieve meaningful pursuits, both academically and on their career paths. Armed with actionable steps to manage their own performance and outcomes, students gain the confidence to fully embrace their leadership and achievement capabilities.

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What is Learning How to Learn all about?

What is executive functioning?
Executive Function is the director of our brain. It’s what tells us how and when to get things done and allows us to manage our performance across all areas of our lives: social, academic, emotional, extracurricular, financial, and career.

Why is executive functioning so important?
Executive functioning skills are oftentimes the root cause of gaps between what a student knows and what they fail to show in their school work and grades. Difficulty with executive function causes anxiety and erodes confidence, as students struggle to meet the demands of school and real world life. Strong executive functioning skills make the difference between an individual who excels through life, and one who is a constant underachiever.

Here’s What You Need to Know:

4-Week Online Course

  • Eight live, 1-hour online classes meeting on Zoom
  • Classes led by LJLW’s trained Executive Functioning Coaches
  • 10 students maximum to ensure a personalized learning experience
  • Google Classroom access for assignments and class recordings

Middle School Students

Who: Students currently in or entering grades 6-8

Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays

Time: 2:00-3:00 PM (PST)

Course Dates: 7/20 - 8/14

High School Students

Who: Students currently in or entering grades 9-12

Days: Mondays and Wednesdays

Time: 1:00-2:00 PM (PST)

Course Dates: 7/20 - 8/12

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Outcomes: Students Will Master...

  • Organization: Using simple systems to keep track of assignments and deadlines
  • Time Management: How to plan ahead and avoid procrastination
  • Study Skills: Improving retention of classroom lectures and text concepts & showing it effectively on tests and assignments
  • Writing & Communication: Implementing writing strategies to demonstrate knowledge clearly and thoroughly
  • Emotional Control: How to manage emotions and combat stress in healthy, productive ways
  • Goal Setting: Finding purpose-driven motivation to achieve personal goals in academics and beyond

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What Will We Be Covering?

Mindset Mastery

  • Fixed vs. Growth Mindset
  • Mindfulness & Breathing Techniques
  • Cognitive Distortions/Triggers
  • Reflection and Combating Negative Thinking
  • Steps for Goal Setting & Tracking

Learning Strategies & Tools

  • Reminder Apps & Time Management Routines
  • Verbal Cues & Note-taking Strategies
  • Reading Comprehension Study Skills
  • Strategies for Written Expression

“I enjoyed this class because it's beneficial, especially during these times. The instructor was great, and I would recommend this class to anyone wanting to learn about time management and how to have a more positive mindset.”

Antonio, 10th grade student

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“My son benefited greatly from their extra support in the executive functioning area and has completely turned his grades around. I highly recommend La Jolla LearningWorks. They know what they are doing!”


Beth, Parent

Ready to Launch Your Student to a New Level of Achievement?

Access our 4-week Learning How to Learn Course for only $299!

Choose the course time that works best for you from the Middle and High School options below. Please note, we will provide a full refund if the minimum student enrollment is not met.

Mon, Jul 20, 2020 1:00 PM - Fri, Aug 14, 2020 2:00 PM PST

Mon, Jul 20, 2020 1:00 PM - Wed, Aug 12, 2020 2:00 PM PST

Questions?

Contact our team to find out more.

FAQ’s

What is your cancellation policy?

Registration fees are nonrefundable.

What happens if my child misses a class during the course?

If a student is unable to attend a specific class meeting, recordings and assignments will be available for them to make-up via Google Classroom.