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I AM A GOOD STUDENT STUDY SKILLS PROGRAM CONNIE MESSINA, PHD
I AM A GOOD STUDENT I – Interest A – Activate M – Manage A – Affirm G – Gather O – Organize O – Outline D – Decide S – Strategize T – Test U – Use D – Do E – Evaluate N – Normalize T – Try It!
I - INTERES T Identify: Reasons for Studying Value of Education Why should I learn? How does it feel to learn? How to Make Learning matter!
A - ACTIVATE “Charge yourself up” Instill enthusiasm for the journey! Work at making learning a lively experience Rev up your motivation to succeed and do well in your studies
M – MANAGE Organize yourself and the workload Be in charge of your studies Control external distractions Have a plan to succeed
A - AFFIRM Self-talk, which values you Self-talk, which gives you worth Self-talk, which accepts you as a human Self-talk, which is realistic not idealistic
G - GATHER Accumulate & save reference materials Assemble organized notes and files Work on library utilization skills Learn effective note taking skills
O - ORGANIZE Create orderly structure Arrange files systematically Save all previous projects electronically Save all PDF’s of articles reviewed
O - OUTLINE Arrange topical materials logically Be orderly in keeping your files Make sure class notes make sense Save reference materials with a sense to them
D - DECIDE Prioritize your goals in your studies Make good choices in planning priorities Make a commitment to your plans Follow through with your plans
S - STRATEGIZE Systematically plan your learning model Manage your study and learning according to the plan Use the SQ3R model S-Survey Q-Question R-Read R-Recite R-Review
T - TEST Be prepared and affirm your abilities Prior to test use your pre-planned study model Follow your roadmap Use your notes and files Relax during the test Let go of the stress after the test
U - USE Use multisensory activities for learning Discover your personal learning style Develop a personalized study formula Insure your study plan operates automatically and consistently
D - DO Knowledge is what YOU do about it! Knowledge is not just what you know! So apply what you learn in all that you do! Grow in competence rather than rote memory Expand your critical thinking skills!
E - EVALUATE Continuously judge your study skills program Identify the value of following your plan of study Critically assess what stays and what goes in the plan Keep what works and let go of time wasters
N - NORMALIZE Become habituated in you study skills Make study a “normal” part of your life Have study become a habitual routine Make life-long learning a part of your life
T – TRY IT! Just don’t talk the talk! Walk the walk! Make it normal for you! Make it work for you! Experience the success in giving it a try!
10 Websites to help further the goals of I AM A GOOD STUDENT 1. Buck County Community College-The Basics of Effective Learning: A community colleges website for students who need to improve their study skills which can be used by students in middle and high schools to get a head start on improving their skills. http://faculty.bucks.edu/specpop/studyskills.htm 2. Enhance-Learning free Study Skills Worksheets: for Secondary Students to supplement the materials in I AM A GOOD STUDENT: http://www.enhanced-learning.net/studyskillsmainpage/study-skills-worksheets-for-free.php 3. How to Study: Tips on Improving Study Habits for College http://www.howtostudy.org/ 4. How to Study.com: Another How to site to build your study skills: http://www.how-to-study.com/ 5. Infoplease Study Skills: A useful site to get expanded help in study skills: http://www.infoplease.com/homework/studyskills1.html 6. LessonPlanet.com: www.lessonplanet.com/ and then put in the Search Box: Study Skills. You will get loads of templates to help your students to work at improving their study skills by better organizing themselves 7. Study Guides and Strategies: A treasure chest of guides and activities to enrich students learning at all grade levels http://www.studygs.net/ 8. TeAchnology: Worksheets to assist students to expand their study skills with fun activities. http://www.teach- nology.com/worksheets/time_savers/studyskills/ 9. University of Redlands: Academic Skills Worksheets: for students entering college: http://www.redlands.edu/student- life/7266.aspx 10. Wikipedia Study Skills Guide use this online encyclopedia to build your study skills and at the same time to acquaint you with this huge online resource http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Study_skills
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