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A Mother’s Day Tribute

May 12, 2019

As Mother’s Day approaches and “spring fever” is settling in, I thought it would be appropriate to reflect on the significant roles that mothers (and fathers) play in homework. As a young student, I had my share of homework arguments with my mom. As an adult, I have become more and more appreciative of the…

Study Skills Camp Scholarship

May 21, 2018

So far, we’ve had an overwhelmingly positive response to the SOAR Virtual Summer Camp! However, I was deeply saddened by a couple emails I received expressing great interest, but declining participation because the camp was cost-prohibitive. Excellent education should not be “cost-prohibitive.” So, I jumped into action and reached out to some local businesses to secure…

February, 2014: Oakland County Executive’s Elite 40 Under 40 Winner!

February 1, 2014

SOAR Founder and CEO, Susan Kruger, was selected as the top executive “Under 40” in Oakland County. To see the full article, click here.

January, 2014: Washington Post

January 27, 2014

Susan Kruger was quoted in the Washington Post. To see the full article, click here.     EB 060817

Winter, 2013: ADDitude Magazine

November 1, 2013

Susan Kruger wrote this article for ADDitude magazine, “12 Ways to Win the Homework Wars”.   EB 060817

October, 2013: Daily Edventures

October 1, 2013

Susan Kruger was a featured expert for the Microsoft Partners in Learning session “Understanding the Learning Strategies of the 21st Century Learner.”Partners-in-Learning-Webinar To read the full article, click here.   EB 060817

Fall, 2013: ADDitude Magazine

September 1, 2013

Susan Kruger wrote this article for ADDitude magazine, “Lots of Transitions, Lots of Gains.”     EB 062717

August, 2013: Associated Press

August 1, 2013

Susan Kruger’s SOAR® Study Skills Curriculum was featured in this article in the Associated Press. Timothy Decatur-Luker, a sixth-grader from Madison, VA, collected signatures from 250 peers and asked his school board to adopt SOAR® Study Skills. Photo courtesy of Children Petition for Their Right to Study: Whole School Raises Grades by 1 Full…

Summer, 2013: ADDitude Magazine

June 1, 2013

Susan Kruger wrote this article for ADDitude magazine, “Encourage Success, Overcome Struggles.”       EB 062717

Winner of the 2013 SOAR® Teacher of the Year Award

May 7, 2013

“I was frustrated by my students’ messy folders, lost assignments, and late work that created more work for teachers and less time for learning,” said this year’s SOAR® Teacher of the Year. “I saw a real need for organizational skills.” This frustrating yet very common problem prompted her to become a study skills leader in…

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