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  1. 1. Study SkillsScreen: _1_ of _24_Screen Description: The Title Screen Study Skills: UsefulBackground: The background will be avery simple color scheme not designed Tips for the 7th Gradeto detract from the information, suchas the color scheme used for this slide.Color Schemes: Blue fading to grey asa background with black text.Text Attributes: The title will be centraland LargeAudio: NoneVideo: NonePictures: Simply clip art that showsmaterials thought to match withstudyingAudience Interaction: None
  2. 2. Study Skills I. TitleScreen: _2_ of _24_ II. Introduction III. Time ManagementScreen Description: Table of Contents I. Setting up a ScheduleBackground: Blue fading into light grey II. ExampleText Attributes: Smaller text but bulletwith each of the parts of the text III. Practicelinked to the portion of thepresentation listed IV. Learning StylesAudio: None I. Examples of Learning StylesVideo: None II. Discovering Your Learning StylePictures: NoneAudience Interaction: Links allowing V. Note Takingthe audience to move to the portion of I. What Makes Good Notes?the presentation that they wish II. How Do You Know What is Important? VI. Study Skills I. Flash Cards II. Foldables Each word will be a link to that portion of the presentation.
  3. 3. Study SkillsScreen: _3_ of _24_ What Are Study Skills?Screen Description: IntroductionBackground: Blue fading into light greyText Attributes: Simple text, blackgiving the informationAudio: Beginning Narration. Whenyou are getting ready for a test whatdo you do? Do you cram all nightbefore a test? Do you look throughyour notes? Or do you not study atall? These are the kinds of things weare going to look at today. What canyou do to make your studyingeffective.Video: NonePictures: Large question markAudience Interaction: None
  4. 4. Study Skills Study Skills That We UseScreen: _4_ of _24_ •Screen Description: Interactiveaudience page where the students can •fill in their informationBackground: Blue fading into light grey • •Text Attributes: Mostly black page withpositions to fill in information for theteacherAudio: What sort of ways do you liketo study for a test? Raise your hand •and tell me a few of the ways that youlike to study. •Video: NonePictures: None The class will chime in at thisAudience Interaction: The audiencewill answer the question posed in the time to answer this, with the teacher filling theiranswers in. Telling the various ways that they study with the teacher filling these into the bullets.
  5. 5. Study Skills The First Study Skill: TimeScreen: _5_ of _24_ ManagementScreen Description: The First StudySkill: Time Management • Planning ahead isBackground: Blue fading into light greyText Attributes: Basic black with importantimportant things underlinedAudio: None • Don’t leave everything toVideo: NonePictures: Clock pictures to emphasize the last secondthe idea of timeAudience Interaction: None • It is easier to remember when you study things over a longer period of time
  6. 6. Study SkillsScreen: _6_ of _24_ Why Not Cram? • The brain has an easier timeScreen Description: Time Management converting from short term to longinfo term memory if the knowledge isBackground: Blue fading into light grey repeated sooner after learningText Attributes: Simple blackAudio: None • Learning everything at the lastVideo: None second means you are more likely toPictures: A picture showing howmemory is stored in terms of short forgetterm memory. Basically rehearsal andrepetition restores short-term memoryAudience Interaction: None Picture Provided by Allyn & Bacon
  7. 7. Study Skills So How Do I Manage MyScreen: _7_ of _24_ Time?Screen Description: Explanation ofhow to manage time • Create a studyBackground: Blue fading into light greyText Attributes: Black mostly but schedule so that youseveral places in the test have thewords changed in color and underlined will study a little everyto show examples and importanceAudio: None nightVideo: NonePictures: Calendar and plannerpictures • Underline and change theAudience Interaction: None color of anything important • FOLLOW YOUR SCHEDULE
  8. 8. Study Skills ExampleScreen: _8_ of _24_ Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursda Friday Saturday yScreen Description: Example of a timeschedule 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Begin Study Study Review QuizBackground: Blue fading into light grey studying chapter chapter TodayText Attributes: Very little text except chapter 1.2 1.3from inside the example. Notice the 1.1underlining and color change on theimportant placesAudio: Here is an example of a timemanagement schedule. You will notice 8 9 10 11 12 13 14that during this month there are two Review Review Reviewimportant events. The Quiz on the 5th chapter chapter chapterand the test on the 19th. You can 1.1 1.2 1.3instantly pick these two out because oftheir color and the fact that they areunderlined. Notice that there is time 15 16 17 18 19 20 21to review before each of the events. Study Study Review Review TestThe studying doesn’t occur the day chapter Chapter Todaybefore but instead spread out over 1.4 1.5several days.Video: NonePictures: A picture of a good example 22 23 24 25 26 27 28Audience Interaction: None
  9. 9. Study Skills PracticeScreen: _9_ of _24_Screen Description: Practice of a time Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday SaturdayscheduleBackground: Blue fading into light greyText Attributes: Very little text exceptfrom inside the example. Notice the 1 2 3 4 5 6 7underlining and color change on theimportant placesAudio: Lets work on an example together.In the coming month we have several bigevents coming up. What are these? That 8 9 10 11 12 13 14is right the test on the 11th and theproject that is due on the 20th. Lets goahead and fill these in on the calendar’sthat you have been provided while I addthem to the calendar up the board.(Filling the two dates) Remember to add 15 16 17 18 19 20 21several days of time before each to studyor in the case of the project to get thingsdone. (Filling in these dates)Video: A jing presentation that will showmy screen as a fill in the calendar withthe students 22 23 24 25 26 27 28Pictures: A picture of a good exampleAudience Interaction: Students will havetheir own calendar to fill out.
  10. 10. Study Skills The Second Study Skill: WhatScreen: _10_ of _24_ Kind of Learner am I?Screen Description: The Second StudySkill: What Kind of Learner am I? • There are three types ofBackground: Blue fading into light greyText Attributes: Bullets to show the learnersthree types of learnersAudio: None – AuditoryVideo: NonePictures: None – VisualAudience Interaction: None – Tactile • By finding out what kind of learner you are you can focus your studying on what is most effective
  11. 11. Study Skills Lets Find Out Your LearningScreen: _11_ of _24_ StyleScreen Description: Let’s Find out YourLearning Style • Go to the link providedBackground: Blue fading into light greyText Attributes: Link at the bottom to below and take thean internet page in order to take alearning style inventory Learning Style InventoryAudio: Okay now we are going to do alearning style inventory so you can find provided by PSU.out what kind of learner you are.Remember this inventory is not gradedso try to answer each of the 24questions as honestly as you can.Video: None http://www.personal.psu.eduPictures: NoneAudience Interaction: The students will /bxb11/LSI/LSI.htmcomplete the inventory to find outwhat kind of learner they are
  12. 12. Study Skills So What Now?Screen: _12_ of _24_ • So you are aScreen Description: LearnerExplanation Learner – Make sure to look at all yourBackground: Blue fading into light greyText Attributes: Important words donewith wordart to make them stand outAudio: None study materialVideo: NonePictures: Picture that shows eye to – Use flashcards, flip charts,emphasize visualAudience Interaction: None and notes – Write out everything for quick reviews
  13. 13. Study Skills So What Now?Screen: _13_ of _24_ • So you are aScreen Description: LearnerExplanation Learner – You might want to tapeBackground: Blue fading into light greyText Attributes: Important words donewith wordart to make them stand outAudio: None lecturesVideo: NonePictures: Picture that shows ears to – Make sure to sit in lectureemphasize auditoryAudience Interaction: None hall where you can hear well – When reviewing something at home recite it out loud or get someone to read it to you
  14. 14. Study Skills So What Now?Screen: _14_ of _24_ • So you are aScreen Description: LearnerExplanation Learner – Facts you need to learnBackground: Blue fading into light greyText Attributes: Important words donewith wordart to make them stand outAudio: None should be written downVideo: None several timesPictures: Picture that shows eye toemphasize visualAudience Interaction: None – Notes will be very important for you – Make study sheets for yourself
  15. 15. Study Skills The Third Study Skill: NoteScreen: _15_ of _24_ TakingScreen Description: the Third StudySkill: Note Taking • Notes are importantBackground: Blue fading into light greyText Attributes: Just simple black test because they are a way towith bulletsAudio: None get information when yourVideo: NonePictures: Pictures of notes and teacher isn’t presentnotebooksAudience Interaction: None • So make sure your notes are easy to read
  16. 16. Study Skills So How Do I take Notes?Screen: _16_ of _24_ • Listen carefully to yourScreen Description: How to Take NotesBackground: Blue fading into light grey teacherText Attributes: Bold and larger size forimportant points. • Make sure to copy anythingAudio: So how does a person takenotes. Well Unfortunately it is that your teacher writesdifferent for every person, but thereare always a few tips that you canfollow in order to be successful. down. IT IS PROBABLYVideo: NonePictures: None IMPORTANT.Audience Interaction: None • Rewrite your notes when you get home, make them legible
  17. 17. Study Skills ExampleScreen: _17_ of _24_Screen Description: Notes takingExamplesBackground: Blue fading into light greyText Attributes: No textAudio: There are a lot of ways to takenotes but one method that I have triedis what is called Cornell Notes. Thispicture has been provided by CornellUniversity. As you can see it uses abasic piece of notebook paper andonly one side is written on. There arethree areas. The note taking area isdesigned for any notes from class, besure that your notes are clear andconcise, rewrite them if needed. Inthe cue column put words that will tellyou what is in each portion of yournotes. The summary section will befilled out after class and you caninclude the main points of the notes.Video: NonePictures: Example of Cornell NotesAudience Interaction: None
  18. 18. Study Skills What Do I Do With MyScreen: _18_ of _24_ Notes?Screen Description: What to do withnotes • Notes are useless if you don’tBackground: Blue fading into light greyText Attributes: Black text with bullets use themAudio: NoneVideo: None • Review your notes within 24Pictures: None hours of writing them, mostAudience Interaction: None students loose the information quickly if you don’t use it • Rewrite your notes if needed. In some cases this helps you learn them better
  19. 19. Study Skills The Fourth Study Skill:Screen: _19_ of _24_ Memorization ToolsScreen Description: The Fourth StudySkill: Memorization Tools • No matter how well youBackground: Blue fading into light greyText Attributes: Just plain black with learn some thing simplybulletsAudio: None must be memorizedVideo: NonePictures: None • In order to helpAudience Interaction: None memorizing there are several easy tools
  20. 20. Study Skills Flash CardsScreen: _20_ of _24_ • Flash cards are useful forScreen Description: The first slide toshow what flash cards are used for memorizing vocabularyBackground: Blue fading into light greyText Attributes: Black with bullets wordsAudio: NoneVideo: NonePictures: Pictures of flash cardexamplesAudience Interaction: None
  21. 21. Study Skills ExampleScreen: _21_ of _24_Screen Description: Flash card examplevideoBackground: Blue fading into light grey Video showing how to createText Attributes: No TextAudio: Audio is connected to the flashcardsvideo. I am going to show you how tocreate flashcards today. You don’tneed many supplies for this, simplysome note cards and something towrite with. You can use just simplewhite cards or color code your cards ifyou like. Flash cards are simple tomake. On one side you put the wordor event that you want to remember,and on the other side you put thedefinition. For example, if I was tryingto remember words for our scienceclass. On one side I could write downCirculatory system, then I just flip thecard over and write the definition.Video: A video of creating flash cardsPictures: NoneAudience Interaction: None
  22. 22. Study Skills FoldablesScreen: _22_ of _24_ • A foldable provides someScreen Description: The first slide toshow how to make a foldable of the same benefits thatBackground: Blue fading into light greyText Attributes: Black with bullets flash cards provide • The foldable is easier toAudio: NoneVideo: NonePictures: Pictures of examples offoldables from my old class store and can allow forAudience Interaction: None quicker studying
  23. 23. Study Skills ExampleScreen: _23_ of _24_Screen Description: A video to showhow to create a foldable Video that shows how toBackground: Blue fading into light greyText Attributes: None create a foldableAudio: Audio will be set in the video.We are going to make a foldable. Youdon’t need much to make afoldable, just a piece ofpaper, scissors, and something to writewith. Fold your piece of paper in halfand cut the front fold into multipleflaps. Write the word that you wanthelp memorizing on the outside of thefront flap. On the inside of the flapwrite the definition and draw a picturethat exemplifies the word. Simplyrepeat for each word that you wish tostudy.Video: A video of creating a foldablePictures: NoneAudience Interaction: None
  24. 24. Study Skills Credits scrollingScreen: _24_ of _24_ Credits scrollingScreen Description: CreditsBackground: Blue fading into light greyText Attributes: No text Credits scrollingAudio: NoneVideo: There will be a video ofscrolling credits Credits scrollingPictures: NoneAudience Interaction: None