Summer: Study Skills Workshop I
Department: Study Skills
Open to: 6th-7th grades
Period: 1, 2, or 3
Length: 5 weeks
This course is designed for students not yet in high school who want to improve their study skills. Time management, note taking, and techniques for improving reading, listening, memory, and test-taking strategies are some of the areas 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. The course attempts to put theory into application by fusing the principles of effective studying with the teaching of course content.