STUDY SKILLS AND ACADEMIC STRATEGIES

DESCRIPTION:

The High School Study Skills and Academic Strategies for Success course uses a comprehensive curriculum that covers a variety of beneficial topics including:

  • Learning Styles
  • Study Habits
  • Time Management
  • Using Graphic Organizers for Taking Notes
  • Taking Notes from Texts and In Class
  • Using Reference Sources
  • Remembering Information Using Pneumonic Devices
  • Test Taking Strategies (including Final Exams preparation)
  • Building Vocabulary Through Context Clues.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Students are provided opportunities to practice the strategies and techniques learned in class using information/texts from their other classes for immediate application.  By the end of the semester, each student will have sufficient practice to implement their favorite methods for learning, retaining, and recalling information.  Students can expect 30 – 45 minutes of homework to prepare for each class meeting.

INSTRUCTORMissy Meece

TEXT:

Study Strategies Made Easy:  A Practical Plan for School Success

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1886941033/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER&psc=1

Available through Amazon for $18.95 or Rainbow Resource for $13.95

Publisher:  Specialty Press/A.D.D. Warehouse

ISBN-13:978-1886941038

 

The Yearly Planner we’re going to use as a class is from Shiplies.

2019-2020 Planner Academic, Shiplies Weekly & Monthly A5 Daily Calendar Organizer Time Management, 12 Monthly Tabs, 5.8″ x 8.3″

https://www.amazon.com/2019-Planner-weekly-monthly-Management/dp/B07G5WWHPM/ref=pd_cart_vw_crc_1_2/143-4846171-5311911?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B07G5WWHPM&pd_rd_r=b74e26bb-2069-4732-ad64-841b7db6b418&pd_rd_w=MYExj&pd_rd_wg=RbGp9&pf_rd_p=7b1a11cb-b9d6-4645-a52e-34c86ca37029&pf_rd_r=YWVZFKHKTT03HYAFGRYX&psc=1&refRID=YWVZFKHKTT03HYAFGRYX

Available through Amazon for $10.99