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Snack Break – Join me for a snack and some conversation – April 23

Snack Break – Join me for a snack and some conversation – April 23

I’m trying something new with ya’ll. I always recommend that you take study breaks and have a snack and maybe a chat. So, I’m starting a weekly post where we talk about snacks and what we’re reading, watching, or thinking about this week.   Our Snack […]

Student’s Guide to Organizing Your Digital Files + free desktop wallpaper

Student’s Guide to Organizing Your Digital Files + free desktop wallpaper

“Hey Jake – I can’t find that file you said you shared with me. Just e-mail it to me, OK?” I asked. “Um, I will try.” “You don’t sound so confident. Why?” “Well, I’m not sure I can find the file again. It’s somewhere in […]

6 Study Techniques that Every Student Should Know + free reference guide

6 Study Techniques that Every Student Should Know + free reference guide

“All right. Ready to drive?” That was not a question I was expecting 20 minutes into my first driving lesson. I had never actually driven before. Somehow, “Sure,” came out of my mouth. I had no idea what I was doing. So, I faked it as […]

LP Tutoring now tutors online – try us out today!

LP Tutoring now tutors online – try us out today!

Such exciting news y’all! LP Tutoring now tutors online! That’s right! You live in New York and the commute to Denver would be a bit much? Now you can attend a session from the comfort of your living room. Added bonus: You get to the […]

Completely Change Your Studying with a Study Plan + FREE Study Plan worksheet

Completely Change Your Studying with a Study Plan + FREE Study Plan worksheet

Paul* slinked into my classroom. “Hey, Ms. P – can we talk about the last test? I did really bad on it. What can I do better next time?” “Let’s talk about how you prepared for this test. Did you study?” “Yep.” “What did you […]

Create an Effective Study Space Quickly and Inexpensively

Create an Effective Study Space Quickly and Inexpensively

If you follow me on Instagram (and you should), you’ve seen my less-than-glamorous work space. I am currently typing this on a folded kitchen table that has served as my desk for the last 10 years. Fancy, it is not. Heck, it’s barely functional. It […]

Survive Standardized Exams with Your Sanity Intact

Survive Standardized Exams with Your Sanity Intact

Ahh, the flowers are in bloom and the pollen is in the air. Can you smell the stress? That’s right. It’s testing season. Every spring, thousands of high school students take Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and the SAT and ACT exams. And let’s not even […]

10 Day Organized Student Challenge!

10 Day Organized Student Challenge!

Y’all, I am so excited to introduce the 10 Day Organized Student Challenge, starting Monday, April 3! Click here to sign up now! (Just go ahead and do it!) Your teacher asks for the homework. You did it, but don’t know where it is. You have […]

5 Steps to an Organized Backpack – Improve your bag today

5 Steps to an Organized Backpack – Improve your bag today

“Uh, Ms. P, I never received that paper.” “That’s funny, Isaac, because I specifically remember giving it to you last class. And the class before. Let’s check your backpack.” “Good luck,” he replied. Isaac opened his bag and I goggled at the contents. It was a […]

FREE Printable Student Planner Pages

FREE Printable Student Planner Pages

Y’all – I made FREE printable student planner pages for you! I’ve been around a lot of high schoolers over the years and seen them use (or not use) their planners for a variety of reasons. Based on my experiences, my ideal planner would have […]