• Our Courses

Independent Student Course

Families and Students: Build confidence and take charge of your learning with the Effective Student online course.

  • 6 Interactive lessons moving from simple to more complex so students gain confidence
  • Instructional videos to keep attention
  • Exercises to help students apply the process to today’s demands
  • Quizzes to check for understanding and what students have learned
  • 6 Months of course access
  • Pacing Guide for Parents and Students
  • Access to Book Private Coaching Sessions

The Effective Student Course Manual &
Instructional Resources for Classroom Teachers

Teachers – Begin teaching the Effective Student Curriculum in your classroom. Executive Functions are key to higher grades, better students, and better professionals.


  • Comprehensive Teaching Online Manual addressing the Executive Functions needed to be a successful student
  • Includes an introduction to academic management content and executive functions,
  • Why these skills are important and how to deliver instruction in only 15 minutes per week

Materials include:

  • Teacher’s Manual (online only)
  • Pacing guides
  • Grading rubrics
  • Lesson plans by units with printable handouts, slide decks for instruction.

Units include:

  • Organizing Materials Online and Physical
  • Time Management
  • Study Skills
  • Improving Test Performance

Each Unit includes lessons plans with mini-lessons that take only 15 minutes per week for use in the classroom. Grading Rubrics, Pacing Guides and and skills by grade are clearly outlined for teachers to make instruction straight forward.

Begin Teaching Executive Functions Now!

Courses for Private and Public Schools

Academic institutions recognize the critical importance of students having reliable academic management skills. The Effective Student Course, used by Upper Elementary, Middle and High Schools, standardizes instruction and skill expectations by grade. Teachers have the flexibility of using the content as asynchronous or synchronous instruction either in person or virtually.

Content access is provided as a year license per teacher. Access is provided to all seven units including the teacher module, with lesson plans, slide decks, videos, assessments and pacing guides specific to study skills classes or content classes. Students have personal login to the course. Teachers have administrative oversight to monitor student progress and return to lessons as needed for individual support. Certification process for students and teachers.

Equip your school community to become more with Effective Students.

Courses for Private Professionals and Coaches

Used by psychologists, tutoring centers, after school programs, and academic coaching practices. The Effective Students Method allows you to:

  • Create an instructional map for clients and measure progress
  • Vary units based on student need
  • Provide skilled instruction leading to independence

A one-year license includes:

  • Five (5) student seats
  • Access to all seven (7) units including teacher/coach module and student oversight
  • Lesson plans & slide decks
  • Engaging instructional videos
  • Assessments & pacing guides
  • Personalized logins for each user
  • Includes a certification process for students, teachers, and a one (1) hour private consultation with Rachael Barron.

Enhance Your Practice!

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