Summer: Study Skills Workshop II
Department: Study Skills
Open to: 8th-9th grades
Period: 1 or 2
Length: 5 weeks
This course is designed for students ready to enter high school who need to further develop study skills essential to their academic success in high school. Developing a winning attitude for learning as well as strengthening such skills in listening, note taking, memory techniques, organization, time management, and test-taking strategies are covered. The course also teaches best practices of technology to enhance learning. This includes basics of word processing, computer-assisted presentations (PowerPoint, Keynote and Prezi), Internet research, Google Docs, Email, Google Earth, and much more.