Is Educational Coaching right for your family?

What is Educational Coaching? by Adam Meyersieck

Every child is unique and deserves to be seen and treated as an individual. Many families employ tutors who provide skill support for aspects of reading, writing, and math. While this might be a good start for many, tutoring can easily “miss the mark” if it only addresses a whittled down curriculum skill needed to perform a specific task.

Educational Coaching is different. It is rooted in the belief that healthy families are the greatest strength in our society, and that parents are the anchors for children and young people in a rapidly shifting culture. Educational Coaching partners with parents and emphasizes: + Discovering strengths, discussing ideal outcomes, and implementing steps toward a preferred future + Developing confidence for the whole child + A strong understanding of self and developing autonomous learning and studying skills + Executive functioning, including organizational skills and self-advocacy + Family understanding and active engagement + Academic and school-based needs + Making learning “stick”

Does Educational Coaching teach core skills? Absolutely! Academic achievement is an important element in a student’s success. In addition to high quality pedagogical reading, writing, and math instruction, Educational Coaching uses specific coaching methods of encouragement, reinforcement, metacognition, and interleaved learning individualized for each student. Educational Coaching is rooted in multiple educational and psychological theoretical approaches to develop independence in core academic skills – and so much more!

What does Educational Coaching do for families?

This service elevates and illuminates the educational experience for students and families by providing high-quality, active engaging training for parents who wish to partake in the educational and functional growth of their children. Your Educational Coach has worked with hundreds of families around the world to develop increased understanding of how children learn and to provide easy-to-use strategies that + improves core academic skills; + partners with families to achieve meaningful goals;

+ develops metacognition; + bridges the parent and education relationship; and

+ empowers parents

Who is your Educational Coach? Adam Meyersieck is passionate about seeing families play an active role in their child’s educational learning and development, particularly as it relates to neurodiverse learners. He has multiple degrees and qualifications in education, including leadership, supporting students with dyslexia, dyscalculia, and emotional and behavioral needs. Adam has been recognized internationally as a Specialist Leader of Education (UK) with an emphasis on special educational teaching, consulting, training, and school development. He has worked with families, school leaders, and speaks to international audiences to develop a deeper understanding of how schools can best support learning. He has worked on four continents (Europe, Australia, Africa, USA) and brings a global perspective to his Coaching sessions. He writes for teachers, parents, and school leaders at

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