Student Success 101

Komo’s Student Success Accelerator© (SSA) is holistic, skills-based tutoring for the 21st century.

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Most students experience homework in the same ways: boring, hard, irrelevant. It’s something they have to do, a chore to get out of the way before they can go do…

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Have you ever told your kids not to compare themselves to how other kids in their classes are doing? That the only competition that matters is with themselves? If so,…

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I love Shakespeare. Even as a student, as my classmates loudly suffered through Othello, Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet, his language to me felt magical and I enjoyed piecing together what…

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We speak with a lot of parents about some of the biggest challenges preventing their kids from genuinely learning - not just going through the motions of getting the work…

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“Our world is created through everyday talk” The better we are at communicating, the better we are at: ✅ Understanding and maintaining our own personal well-being ✅ Enjoying a strong…

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Critical thinking is the mother of all skills for a couple of reasons. First, it leads to better life outcomes. Personal, professional, health, income, safety - you name it, and…

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Being "smart" doesn't hurt, except when we assume that higher levels of intelligence results in better life outcomes in school, at work and for personal well-being. Unlike intelligence, which several…

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A lot of kids feel a sense of shame when they need help with school. There’s a stigma around getting help that stems largely from twin toxic myths: - Only…

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Have you ever been told that if you want to help your kids do better in a subject they’re struggling with, you need to get them some tutoring for that…

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When our kids are struggling and we realize we’re not the best person to help them, we often turn to tutors. The problem is that traditional tutoring isn't just a…

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I want to talk about why children struggle with school. The best way we can help them thrive is by understanding the root cause of their struggles in the first…

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PROCRASTINATION: "voluntary delay of an intended action despite knowing that you'll be worse off for the delay." The vast majority of kids procrastinate, especially when it comes to school. And…

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