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  • 1. Study Skills for School Success! Dr. Roz Iasillo
  • 2. Welcome!
    • Rules of the Road
    • Respect Everyone’s Opinions
    • Participate
    • Go the Extra Mile - it shows your teachers that you care
    • Take Notes
    • Raffle
  • 3. Agenda
    • Session 1 - Learning About Learning & Organization
    • Session 2 - Time Management & Memorization Strategies
    • Session 3 - Handling Homework, Note Taking & Test Taking
  • 4. Study Skills for School Success!
    • This study skills workshop was created for you. It was written with the following in mind:
    • Students want to do well in school
    • Students who consistently do well in school practice good study habits and are well organized
    • Study skills and organizational skills do not come naturally to most people – they must be learned
  • 5. Learning About Learning 1
    • Study Skills Profile
    • Interpret Responses
    • What Does This Mean?
  • 6. Learning About Learning 2
    • How Do People Learn?
    • 1 % through TASTE
    • 1.5 % through TOUCH
    • 3.5% through SMELL
    • 11% through HEARING
    • 83% through SIGHT
    • What Does This Mean for Me?
  • 7. Learning About Learning 3
    • How Much Do You Retain (Remember)?
    • 10% of what you READ
    • 20% of what you HEAR
    • 30% of what you SEE
    • 50% of what you SEE and HEAR at the same time
    • 70% of what you SAY as you talk
    • 90% of what you SAY as you DO a thing
    • What Does This Mean for Me?
  • 8. Learning About Learning 4
    • Left-Brain/Right-Brain
    Left Brain Right Brain
    • Prefer to work alone
    • Favor a quiet class
    • May choose to write an essay rather than work in a group
    • Prefer to work in groups
    • Enjoys collaborative group work
    • May choose to complete an activity rather than write an essay
  • 9. Learning About Learning 5
    • Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences - How Are You Smart?
      • Verbal/Linguistic Intelligence
      • Logical/Mathematical Intelligence
      • Visual/Spatial Intelligence
      • Musical/Rhythmic Intelligence
      • Body/Kinesthetic Intelligence
      • Interpersonal Intelligence
      • Intrapersonal Intelligence
      • Naturalist Intelligences
      • What Kinds of Intelligences Are Your Strongest?
  • 10. Organization 1
    • Topics
    • Supply Update List
    • Home/School Communication Folder
    • Color-Coded Subjects
    • Labeling Assignments
    • School Zone
    • Student Work Area
  • 11. Organization 2
    • Supply Update List - Sample
    SUPPLY UPDATE LIST TODAY’S DATE SUPPLY TYPE DATE NEEDED 10/1/06 3 X 5 Index Cards 11/1/06 10/6/06 2 black pens 11/6/06 11/3/06 New battery for calculator 11/10/06
  • 12. Organization 4
    • Color-Coded Subjects
    • Assign every subject a color
    • Match your notebook/binder tab color to the folder color
    • Use colored tabs
    • On journals & workbooks, use a marker to stripe the pages with the color for that subject
  • 13. Organization 5
    • Labeling Assignments
    Give Every Assignment a Heading and a Title! Julie Cantillon September 1, 2006 S.S. Pg. 120 Review Questions
  • 14. Organization 7
    • Student Work Area
    • What does your current work area look like?
    • How should it look?
    • You remember more if you do your homework in the same place and same time each night!
    • Necessary supplies