PLUS of Southwest Michigan is dedicated to providing leadership,
support and advocacy of education and services to meet the needs of
gifted, talented and creative students in our region.
PLUS of SWMI
Avoiding Digital Distractions:
Strategies for Studying in the Electronic Age
today’s wired world, gifted students can be hampered by the lack of an
ability to focus. They attempt to multi-task endlessly, writing an
essay while watching television, answering a text, and reading a
Facebook post. These digital distractions are everywhere, making it
difficult to study and master material, and nearly impossible to do
homework in a timely fashion. Many adults confront these same issues,
and it’s difficult to suggest solutions to problems we ourselves have
not solved. This presentation discusses strategies, tricks, and
techniques students can use to improve study skills and time management in this electronic age.
Janecke, Program Coordinator, and Dr. Kelly Schultz, Director, from the
Academically Talented Youth Program at Western Michigan University’s
Lee Honors College present a frank discussion about the challenges
students are facing and what the adults in their lives can do to help
This FREE presentation is open to the public.
Monday, September 22, 2014
7:00 – 8:30 pm
Springfield Middle School
1023 Avenue A, Springfield
For more information, call 269-353-3757, or
visit our website at www.plusofswmi.org.
This free program is
presented by Partners in Learning for Unlimited Success of Southwest Michigan,
a support and advocacy group for the families for advanced and accelerated
students. PLUS is an affiliate of the Michigan Association for Gifted Children.
out a flier to post at your
school or work!
PLUS of Southwest
Michigan is an association of people who share a common interest in
supporting gifted and talented children. Members include
from all over Southwest Michigan regardless of whether they utilize
public, private, charter or home-schools
- teachers of gifted and
- interested community members
- as well as others interested
in gifted education.
For more information you may view our brochure.
If you wish to help publicize our group you may print the brochure or contact us to send
you a packet of brochures.
Membership: You may support us through membership in PLUS by
filling out a registration
form and mailing it to the given address. You also
have the option of becoming a member of The Alliance at that time.
Our President, Nan Janecke, had a viewpoint
published in the Kalamazoo Gazette. Go Nan!
For more information about us you may contact
President, Nan Janecke