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  • Study skillsuaa

    1. 1. Study Skills Strategies:Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities Presented byFrank A. Shaffer and Phyllis Seeba
    2. 2. Why Study Skills?l Students learn best when they know their learning and personality style.l Students become proactive in their learning when they know how to learn.l Student confidence and self esteem increases with study skills interaction.
    3. 3. Learning difficulties willaffect a student’s ability to self design and independently apply
    4. 4. About Metacognitionl Metacognition is used in education to describe the learning process.l Students learn how to learn!
    5. 5. Grading• Students earn points for participation, assignments, & materials.• Students earn points for following school rules and attendance.• Students earn points for independent & cooperative learning.• Students earn points for being responsible for themselves. A = 90 - 100% B = 80 - 89% C = 70 - 79% D = 60 - 69%
    6. 6. These learning difficulties affect study skillsl Weak attention l Chronic controls misunderstandingl Reduced l Delayed skills remembering acquisitionl Deficient output l Poor adaptation
    7. 7. Why do students with learningdifficulties benefit from study skills instruction?
    8. 8. The Benefits...l Classroom strategies that minimize distractions and maximize information equal higher learning.l Study skills foster self esteem and promote social success which promotes scholastic success.
    9. 9. The Benefits...l If kids know what they are to learn, and get specific feedback, they can increase learning by 37%.l Standards have to drive instruction.
    10. 10. The Benefits...l A study skills class is valued by kids in high school and college settings alike.l Common expectations are reinforced.l Organize for multiple intelligence.
    11. 11. The Goall The primary goal is to equip students with the tools that enable them to become independent learners.l Course objectives meet the Alaska Content Standards.
    12. 12. Students will demonstrate:l Knowledge of learning strategies and how people learnl Ability to set short term and long range goalsl Techniques to build retention and comprehension
    13. 13. Students will demonstrate:l Note taking for reading and listeningl Comprehend a basic vocabulary and skillsl Skills in following directions
    14. 14. Students will demonstrate:l Identify information in library/ media centerl Communicate ideas using instructional technologyl Knowledge of higher level thinking skills
    15. 15. Students will demonstrate:l Ability to speak and write for a variety of purposesl Think logically and reflectively while taking a test
    16. 16. Study Skills can be taught in al Resource Room l Self Containedl Special class Education class l Remedial classl General l Inclusion Model Education class l Workshopl Collaborative l Tutorial Team
    17. 17. Study skills can also be taughtl By parents at homel Or in a summer program
    18. 18. To ensure that students learn and apply study skillsl Orientationl Activationl Maintenancel Study skills are most effective when taught as they are needed.
    19. 19. Learning Style Inventory Students learn best when they know their learning and personality style.
    20. 20. Listening Skills A student’s success in schooldepends directly on their ability tolisten, as it is the main channel of classroom instruction.
    21. 21. Time Management Show students theconnection between their goals and their study efforts
    22. 22. Writing skillsThe most important skill for writing papers may be the ability to form and follow a writing plan.
    23. 23. Reading for a purpose Students need to make the transition from “learning to read” to “reading to learn”.
    24. 24. Note Taking SkillsNote taking encourages students to processinformation and put it in their own words.
    25. 25. Self AdvocacyStudents taking charge of their education.
    26. 26. Memory skills Memory strategies arebuilding blocks to a firm foundation to support academic goals.
    27. 27. Math skillsImprovement in one’s mathematical ability is in part due to collecting, organizing, analyzing, interpreting and formulating questions about data.
    28. 28. Test TakingTest taking consists of two phases: preparing for the test and taking the test.
    29. 29. Library/ResearchStudents must be taught how to judge theimportance of incoming information.
    30. 30. OrganizationHelping students independently apply organization skills byexplaining the rationale behind the skills.
    31. 31. Why teach study skills?l I hear and I forget;l I see and I rememberl I do and I understand • Chinese Proverb
    32. 32. Grading/Record Keeping Teaching students to organize their own supplies enable them to learn more complex organizational skills.
    33. 33. Multiple Intelligences• Linguistic (in words)• Logical-Mathematical (by reasoning)• Spatial (in images and pictures) • Bodily-Kinesthetic (hands-on-learning)• Musical (via rhythms and melodies)• Interpersonal (social gathering)• Intrapersonal (self-paced projects)• Naturalist (access to nature)
    34. 34. Learning StyleVisual Learners (You have to see it to believe it)Auditory Learners ( If you hear it, you remember it)Tactual Learners (If you can touch it with your hands, you will remember it)
    35. 35. Learning Style Evaluationl Use a document or checklistl Read each statementl Answer if it applies to youl Score it - find out about your study habits and attitudesl Apply the information in learning new material
    36. 36. Record Keeping• Maintain a three-ring binder with dividers• Notebook checklist• Daily/weekly progress reports• Weekly planners• Personal evaluation checklist• Assignment completion
    37. 37. Study Skills Log• Learning Style• Record Keeping• Organization• Time Management• Library/Research• Listening• Note Taking• Memory Skills• Test Taking• Oral Reports• Reading For A Purpose• Writing• Math
    38. 38. Study Skills Strategies:Meeting the Needs of Students with Disabilities Presented byFrank A. Shaffer and Phyllis Seeba

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