Over 30 years of preventing Summer Slide…..one student at a time!

Study Skills Sharpener:

The Study Skills Sharpener book is comprised of 30 lessons on how to become a better and more efficient student.

THIS BOOK

  • Designing a study space
  • Organizational skills
  • Time management
  • Prioritizing to avoid procrastination
  • Goal setting
  • Determining personal learning styles
  • Applying personal learning styles
  • The art of active listening
  • Note taking skills
  • Reading strategies for non-fiction
  • Reading strategies for literature
  • Memory tricks
  • Grammar for writing
  • Punctuation for writing
  • Preparing to write a paper
  • Finding resources for a paper
  • Evaluating resources
  • Writing skills
  • Speech and oral presentation skills
  • Strategies for studying a foreign language
  • Strategies for studying math
  • Strategies for studying science
  • Strategies for studying history and social studies
  • Strategies for test preparation
  • Strategies for test taking
  • Academic honesty and integrity
  • Tips on when and how to get help
  • Classroom behavior
  • Balancing life outside of school