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.
Study Skill Organization Links Free Tech for Teachers Web Tools to Organize your Thoughts Recall Plus Student Planner