Author Archives: Jackie Taylor

Top Mistakes Parents Make

You’re a parent. You’re not perfect, but maybe you wonder about what you could be doing better or what mistakes you’re making when it comes to your child’s education. Well, after receiving various questions re: this subject, our staff decided to sit down and address the issue. The truth is – sometimes our children fail […]

Why Tutoring as you know it… Isn’t The Answer

Have you ever asked yourself if traditional tutoring is worth the investment? The truth is, it isn’t. Traditional tutoring is the aspirin of the education world. It offers momentary relief but doesn’t truly heal anything. Other remedies do the healing. The same goes for challenges within school. Tutoring doesn’t address why a child is behind […]

Pressure to be Perfect

Do you expect your student to be perfect? If so, take a look in the mirror. We all have flaws. As people, as professionals, and as parents. We are flawed and yet we put a crazy amount of pressure on our kids once they enter school and become students.  The parents who come through my […]

Academic PTSD

Academic Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) was described to me this week by a parent who signed up for our Academic Success Coaching program. It is phrased as “What happens when a child has one learning style and is forced to conform to a rigid, across-the-board school system dictated by a national program.” It goes beyond […]

Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day 2015

Since 1992, millions of children have spent the day at their mother’s or father’s workplace to see what they do every day and to experience the responsibilities of a job and a career, but this year’s “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” on April 23rd will be a little different. This special day […]

We hand-picked 7 great quotes to set the stage for a great week!

7 GREAT QUOTES “Welcome every morning with a smile. Look on the new day as another special gift from your Creator, another golden opportunity to complete what you were unable to finish yesterday. Be a self-starter. Let your first hour set the theme of success and positive action that is certain to echo through your […]

What’s the purpose of the Daily Affirmations?

(Excerpt from SuperPower Parenting: Strategies for Motivating Today’s Youth by Jackie P Taylor) In Success Ladder, the success pledge is recited corporately to unify the group and boost the spirits of every participating young person. Young people can take this exercise one step further by practicing these daily affirmations at home as often as possible. […]

Excuses… Are You and Your Child Becoming an Excuse Expert?

(Excerpt from SuperPower Parenting: Strategies for Motivating Today’s Youth by Jackie P Taylor) ……What you need to learn from this chapter is that you can acknowledge the barriers in your life, and then you can make plans to jump right over them. No barrier needs to stand in your way when you want to be […]

2015 Media & Writing Summer Camp

Gear up for SUMMER FUN! Improve your writing skills while learning to write, produce and edit your own broadcast. Campers will create a writing portfolio as well as produce their own ‘end of camp’ video. They will learn how to prepare and conduct on camera interviews. Finally, campers will learn digital editing skills they can […]

SuccesStories April: The NFL Comes to Success Ladder!

Super Bowl Winners Howard Cross and Stephen “The Touchdown Maker” Baker Hosting Student Event This Saturday April 18th! For Immediate Release: HILLSBOROUGH, NJ. –  Success Ladder Academy is opening its doors to the public, especially students to meet Super Bowl Winners Howard Cross and Stephen “The Touchdown Maker” Baker on Saturday, April 18th. Both former […]