The Issue… Students do not: ◦ Know how to study ◦ Know how to stay organized ◦ Know how to take notes ◦ Write down assignment due dates
Assistive Technology to Helpwith Note- taking andOrganization - Highlighters - Notecards - Post-it notes - Color coding - Graph paper
Assistive Technology to Helpwith Note-taking Tape recorders Headphones or ear plugs to help drown out any distractions Livescribe Pen
Assistive Technology to Assistwith Note-taking The teacher can give: ◦ Visual cues ◦ Verbal cues (“This is VERY important.”) ◦ Emphasize key points
Assistive Technology Helpingwith Organization Download apps onto the computer to help with organization. ◦ Remember the Milk ◦ Postica ◦ Deadline Use tools already on the computer: ◦ Google Calendar ◦ Microsoft Outlook
Study Skill Techniques While studying, students should set a timer. The timer can help keep the student on task while studying. Study in a quiet area with few, if any, distractions. Study the notes for a little while each night.
Ways Teachers Can Help Provide student with an outline for notes the first few times. ◦ This can help the student learn how to organize notes. Use a computer or some other electronic device (i.e. iPod, iPad, etc) Post class notes on teacher website for student to print out at home.