Study Skills

Studying is an essential part of your school career. There are also many methods and skills required for studying. We offer programs to help you with time management and organizational skills. The regular program has two parts (listed separately below) and there is another one-part program for middle school.
  • The Curriculum: Study Skills Part 1

    • This program will run for ten sessions with each session lasting (1) hour
    • The sessions are 1 on 1
    • The program will cost $1,250 for the ten sessions
  • How to Study

    • Study Steps – Flashcards / Quizlet & Study frequency
      • Preview before class – attend class, ask good questions, take good notes
      • Review with yourself, fill gaps in notes, create questions for yourself
      • Study asking ‘why?’, ‘how?’, and ‘what if?’ questions

    Study Guides

    • Making an overview at the very beginning of the study guides and before every chapter
    • Include every topic listed on the syllabus for the examination
    • Omit things that are not useful or helpful in the exam
    • 1 booklet or notebook that contains everything you have learned in that course that will help you in the exam

    Time Management

    • Google Calendar (that we use with students together) - after school activities (sports, clubs)
    • Students put tests, quizzes, homework assignments and the dates whenever possible
      • When are you doing your homework?
      • Make sure you’re giving yourself an hour or two just about every night to do daily homework assignments.
      • When do you study? How often do you study without a quiz or test being the very next day?

    Accountability

    • Keeping track of past grades and assignments
      • Weekly reports detailing latest grades to help diagnose strengths and weaknesses in real-time
    • Self-advocacy

    Organization

    • Color or sequence involved in organization helps visual learners
    • Talking with students about what, why, and how we’re organizing helps auditory learners
    • Students put organization together giving them a hand on feel for the organization process
      • Digital or Computer Organization or Physical Paper Organization (binder/folders)

    Research

    • Choose a subject to write about -- Conducting preliminary or advanced search on Google (.edu or .gov)
    • Narrow topic & develop an initial thesis statement.
    • Once students get the articles - How to take Cornell System Two Column Notes

  • The Curriculum: Study Skills Part 2

    • This program will run for five sessions with each session lasting (1) hour
    • The sessions are 1 on 1
    • Weekly subject follow up and calendar process
    • The program will cost $550 for the five sessions
  • Program Curriculum

    • Class Scheduling and Planning (Calendar)
    • Subject A Strategy
    • Subject B Strategy
    • Subject C Strategy
    • Course Evaluations

  • The Curriculum: Middle School Study Skills

    • This program will run for ten sessions with each session lasting (1) hour
    • The sessions will be 1 on 1
    • The program will cost $1,000 for the ten sessions
  • How to Study

    • Study Steps
    • Flashcards / Quizlet
    • Study Frequency

    Study Guides

    • Overview with topics discussed in class

    Time Management

    • Google Calendar

    Organization

    • Digital or Computer Organization
    • Physical Paper Organization (binder/folders)

    Research

    • Choose a subject to write about - Conducting preliminary research
    • Advanced search on Google (.edu or .gov)
    • Thesis statement
    • How to take notes - Cornell System Two Column Notes
  • The Curriculum: Summer Study Skills

    • This program will run for ten sessions with each session lasting (1) hour
    • The sessions are 1 on 1
    • The program will cost $700 for the seven sessions
  • How to Study

    • Study Steps – Flashcards / Quizlet & Study frequency
      • Preview before class – attend class, ask good questions, take good notes
      • Review with yourself, fill gaps in notes, create questions for yourself
      • Study asking ‘why?’, ‘how?’, and ‘what if?’ questions

    Study Guides

    • Making an overview at the very beginning of the study guides and before every chapter
    • Include every topic listed on the syllabus for the examination
    • Omit things that are not useful or helpful in the exam
    • 1 booklet or notebook that contains everything you have learned in that course that will help you in the exam

    Time Management

    • Google Calendar (that we use with students together) - after school activities (sports, clubs)
    • Students put tests, quizzes, homework assignments and the dates whenever possible
      • When are you doing your homework?
      • Make sure you’re giving yourself an hour or two just about every night to do daily homework assignments.
      • When do you study? How often do you study without a quiz or test being the very next day?

    Accountability

    • Keeping track of past grades and assignments
      • Weekly reports detailing latest grades to help diagnose strengths and weaknesses in real-time
    • Self-advocacy

    Organization

    • Color or sequence involved in organization helps visual learners
    • Talking with students about what, why, and how we’re organizing helps auditory learners
    • Students put organization together giving them a hand on feel for the organization process
      • Digital or Computer Organization or Physical Paper Organization (binder/folders)