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Student FAQs

Student FAQs

How do I register for Study Smart? Just click on the “register” button from the main site and follow the instructions on each screen.  You will need an email address as part of the...

Instructor FAQs

Instructor FAQs

How do I find my password if I forget it or lose it? On the log in page click the “lost password” link.  Just complete your email address or user name and you will...

Are learning difficulties inherited?

Are learning difficulties inherited?

Heredity does play a role, but it is minor. It is generally believed that between 40% and 70% of our mental abilities are learned, not inherited. Therefore, we can accomplish far more if we...

Is lack of motivation the cause of learning difficulties?

Is lack of motivation the cause of learning difficulties?

Very few enter school or a job not wanting to succeed. It is only after they find it difficult, experience failure, or are ridiculed that they avoid the activities that give them pain. In...

Do all PACE students progress at the same rate?

Do all PACE students progress at the same rate?

No. Normally a student with fewer deficient learning skills will progress faster than a student with many. Each procedure is graded according to difficulty and tasks become progressively more complex. Pace is regulated by...

What studies show that mental skills can be modified?

What studies show that mental skills can be modified?

There are numerous studies that show this modification is possible. The following is just a sample of these studies supporting the fact that a wide range of mental skills can be – and have...

To what degree can mental skills be changed?

To what degree can mental skills be changed?

Mental skills may sometimes appear fixed, especially since IQ results have been used for years to classify and label people as having a specific level of intelligence. But the truth is that we do...

How long does it take to complete PACE?

How long does it take to complete PACE?

After 10 or 12 weeks, post testing is done to determine progress. Because the average improvement is about 3.6 year gains for each deficient skill, most students are then at or above their age...

How does PACE affect motivation and self-image?

How does PACE affect motivation and self-image?

Internal motivation comes from within a person. It is a person’s individual need – for a reason that others may not even be aware of – to attain a goal. Those with a history...

How does PACE affect dyslexia (poor reading)?

How does PACE affect dyslexia (poor reading)?

Parents, researchers, and educators have long wondered why some children fail to learn to read when other children in the same classroom with the same curriculum have easily learned to read. Is there something...