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This course has tried and true strategies that will help you, or your child, reach the greatest level of success! You will start with goal setting, and learn how to create action plans for each goal. You will learn to how to create a home study area, what materials to include, and how to use a study calendar and determine target dates for assignments. You will also learn how, and why, to create a home filing system, why graphic organizers are important to use, and the different types for different assignments. You will finally learn how to create note cards according to the latest brain research, and how to add mnemonic devices will help you remember information better, faster, and retain the information longer.
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These are strategies that will continue to strengthen your abilities as you move from elementary school to middle and high school, and into college and the work force. These are life skills that will lead you to greater success.
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|Section 1: An Introduction to the Study Skills Course|
|Section 2: Long and short term goals and action plans|
Creating long and short term goals and action plans
|Section 3: Home Study Area|
Learn about the materials that should be included in a home study area.
Keeping a study calendar allows you to see time available for work at a glance.Preview
Home filing systems become essential for semester and unit exam paperwork.
Study container and study materials
Avoiding distractions in the study area
|Section 4: Start Making That Hard Work a Thing of the Past!!|
Get rid of the big "information" materials and start using graphic organizers
Getting down to business and making study cards with mnemonic devices
Setting Target Dates on Your Calendar
|Section 5: Course Wrap Up|
A review of all strategies covered in this class.
Dr. Susie Wolbe was a classroom teacher in both public and private schools before serving as K-8 principal in a private school for fourteen years. She has a B.S. and M.S. in Elementary Education, holds an Ed.D. in Educational Supervision with a Concentration in Curriculum and Instruction, is a Certified Academic Language Therapist, and is certified as a Mindful Schools instructor. She currently works with adults and children in both group and individual settings and is a continuing education provider for the state of Texas (CPE# 902209).
Dr. Wolbe has used mindfulness strategies to learn how to manage life’s sometimes-overwhelming demands. She is now committed to helping other people do the same, especially as it applies to students, educators, and parents. Beyond the classroom, Dr. Wolbe has manufactured children’s clothing and holds a real estate broker’s license. She and her husband have five children and seven grandchildren.
D. Wolbe is the author of The Empowered Teacher: Proven Tips for Classroom Success and PROTECT PROJECT EMPOWER.