Nicole Collier Profile

Nicole Collier I was born in Peru and did my schooling at international schools in Peru and Chile. I completed my Bachelor of Arts majoring in English Literature at McGill University in Montreal, Canada and then a Graduate Diploma of Education at UWA. I started working here at Smart Achievers in 2016 and have loved helping students achieve their goals. Julie has taught me a…

Pen Grip Troubles?

Several of our students have trouble with their pencil grip. The most common issue I find at the moment is that they grasp the pencil too tightly.  When they have white knuckles they tire quickly, writing becomes less legible and they become frustrated easily. Here are a few photos that show how the pencil should be held, with a little homemade device to assist. Thanks…