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Study Skills

Designed to teach students how to learn, our Study Skills Program provides students with tools and techniques to become successful learners. This program is most effective for students in grades 4-12.
The curriculum covered in this program includes:

Time Management and Organizational Skills

  • Study Habits
  • Organizing Materials and Work Area
  • Short and Long Term Goals
  • Managing Projects
  • Outlining
  • Summarizing
  • Research Papers

Learning Style and Attitude

  • Taking Charge of Your Learning
  • Visual Strategies
  • Auditory Strategies
  • Tactile Strategies

Reading Strategies

  • Being a Flexible Reader
  • Increasing Your Reading Rate
  • Skimming and Scanning
  • SQ3R
  • Surveying and Previewing
  • Underlining and Highlighting

Retention Techniques

  • Memory Plan
  • Associating
  • Visualizing
  • Reciting / Review

Listening Skills

  • Being a Good Listener
  • Following Oral Directions
  • Inferences

Note Taking Skills

  • A Note Taking System
  • Choosing Useful Information
  • Clustering and Mapping
  • Notes While You Listen
  • Notes from Text

Test Taking Strategies

  • Preparing for the Test
  • True / False Tests
  • Matching
  • Multiple Choice Tests
  • Essay Tests
  • Fill-in / Close Tests
  • Making Educational Guesses
  • Test Proofing

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