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EJiang Flex 9 11-26-12

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EJiang Flex 9 11-26-12

  1. 1. 9 TH GRADE FLEX SESSIONS (MY GREATEST SECRETS!)Slideshow credit to Donna Ni 
  2. 2. STUDY SKILLS In class:  The more you learn in class, the less you have to do at home  Class= teachers telling you the answers  Do you take notes on your computer? Take notes by hand in one notebook  Use colors  Have you ever fallen asleep in class? Do you do outside work in class? Don’t rely on it.  Do not chat or sleep in class  Teacher impression  Don’t get lost in the cloud  Record assignments & tests & scores
  3. 3. HIGHLIGHTING
  4. 4.  In school:  Do you waste flexes? Manage flexes  Work flex vs. Chill flex  Learn to ignore  Save breaks & lunch  Exception: group study session At home:  Hide laptop  Work area = clean & only work materials  Write to do list  When do you sleep? Sleep! Before 11
  5. 5. STUDY SPACE
  6. 6. STUDY SPACE
  7. 7. ORGANIZATION  Step 1: Can you list what is in your backpack right now?  Step 2: How do you store your papers?  Binders? (Punching holes can be annoying.)  Recommend: Day A/ Day B  Later on, by subject  Step 3: Write things down!  Agenda  To-do  Tip: Use iCal, iProcrastinate, Wunderlist, Time Out, Quizlet to organize assignments
  8. 8. ICAL
  9. 9. IPROCRASTINATE
  10. 10. WUNDERLIST
  11. 11. TIME OUT
  12. 12. TIME OUT
  13. 13. QUIZLET
  14. 14. QUIZLET
  15. 15. HOW DO YOU ORGANIZE YOUR SCHEDULE?
  16. 16. TIME MANAGEMENT Prerequisite: be good at the other two! What is the first thing you do when you get home? Vicious cycle: - Procrastinate -> sleep late -> tired -> stressed -> procrastinate Work hard + play hard!  Be proactive! Try new things, make yourself uncomfortable  If you find an extracurricular dull- stop doing it
  17. 17. SUMMARY Study skills  Take handwritten notes  Highlight Organization  To-do list  iCal  Big picture Time management  Chill flex vs. work flex  A day/B day  Don’t eat in front of your laptop
  18. 18. THIS IS YOUR LIFE! Are you the person you want to be?
  19. 19. THANK YOU!

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