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Ready to succeed in school? Lower your stress while improving your confidence and your grades with these scientifically based study and test taking skills. Enjoy short, easy lectures that help you study quickly, memorize with confidence and take tests like a professional. Students have used these skills to rise to the top of the classes, win competitive scholarships, overcome school difficulties and achieve great results. Taught by School Skills founder and author Chris Tobias, this course can be used by students at any level who want to improve. Parents can also use these skills to help coach their students into new levels of achievement.
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Sometimes people need fast help for specific testing problems. Here's a quick guide to help you find answers right away.
|Section 1: Easy Ways to Improve Right Now|
Test Stress is one of the biggest problems for people. It's also one of the easiest things to fix! Learn these Active Relaxation techniques that can help improve exam results right away.
Here is the system we use to succeed at school. It includes an exercise that helps just about every student. Don't skip this lecture - it helps a lot!
|Every student has ways they learn best. What are yours? Here is how you can find out your strengths and learn to enjoy learning.|
|Quiz 1||10 questions|
|Let's review the concepts from Section #1 to see how you have 'captured' them.|
|Section 2: Capturing Information Quickly and Accurately|
|Great notes are the key to great learning Try this unique note taking systemspecifically designed to get you ready for tests.|
|Use this worksheet to identify all the types of material you receive at school and then plan how you will store these.|
Nobody likes time management. Here is a method to help you make time for the things you love and do well in school - all at the same time!
Time Budgets and Time Wasters
|Quiz 2||10 questions|
Let's check in on the key concepts for this section.
|Section 3: Memorize, Study and Still Have a Life|
|Want to study more in less time? Here is how.|
|Study groups are one of your best tools for school success. Here is how to make them work for you.|
|No - we're not advocating drugs. But there are some things that will help you study and others that will hinder. Find out which is which.|
|Stumped for the right equation to use on an exam? Use this simple method to ensure you're never at a loss again.|
|This old memorization method is the newest thing for exams and tests because it works! Learn how to memorize like a professional.|
|Most of your brain is used for visual processing. Why not use it to help with exams too?|
|Long lists of names and facts can seem impossible to remember. Use these easy methods to overcome memory blocks and quickly capture everything on the list.|
Section 3 Quiz
|Section 4: Testing Tricks, Traps and Techniques|
|Fix these three simple testing problems and your results can improve right away.|
|When the exam asks you to read some material and then respond with details you can use these tools to get great results.|
Here is an easy method to make sure your are getting top scores on test questions that require a brief, written paragraphs in response.
|Should you change your answer on a test or 'go with your gut'? The answer may not be what you think.|
|Here is how you can win on exams that require lots of calcuations and equations.
|What should you do when you are forced to guess on a test question? Guess smart! Here are some techniques to improve your chances of getting your guess right.|
|Essay exams have only one question and then you write a long response. Here's how to quickly build a great essay for your exam.|
|Let's pull your testing skills together with a 'real world' walk through of how to succeed on your next exam.|
|Quiz 4||13 questions|
Let's review the concepts and details from this section
|Section 5: Going for the Gold|
|How do you get excited about the class or topisc you don't enjoy? This is one of the biggest helps for school.|
|Competition in school can be fierce. Here's how to handle it.|
|Everyone is tempted to take shortcuts in school. Here are some things you may not have heard yet about this.|
|Some students do great and then … fall apart. Here's help when things seem to suddenly collapse.|
|We all fail sometimes - it's part of learning. Here is how to turn those failures into big successes.|
|It's hard to stay excited during long, boring school sessions. Learn how to get excited and stay motivated.|
Test Turbocharger Wrap Up
|Quiz 5||12 questions|
|Let's review the concepts and tools from this section|
|Section 6: BONUS '101 Secrets to Passing Any Test' and More|
|Enjoy a complete copy of the best selling school success book '101 Secrets to Passing Any Test'. And share the knowledge with your friends!|
Parents and Educators Printable Hand Outs for Key Study Skills
Chris Tobias is a consultant, trainer and process improvement leader with over 20 years of experience. He teaches on professional skills and personal development topics for large companies, schools and organizations. He has taught on computer science, information technology, time amnagement, academic success, Six Sigma, Project Management, software development and Healthcare information. He founded SchoolSkills.net to help students improve and grow. His book ‘101 Secrets to Passing Any Test’ can be found on most online outlets. He also has been a featured speaker for organizations like Project Management Institute and author of articles.