Critical Elements of upcoming test Date of that test Changes in assignments End of class Teacher remembers Students in a hurry?
SSLANT is the acronym for: SSit up front LLean forward AActively listen NNod TTrack the teacher FFootball officials slant at the beginning of every play
Hear better See more clearly Receive handouts first Contend with fewer distractions Ask questions easier Establish a better rapport with the teacher Miss less class because your absence is noted Take part in class Feel pressure to SLANT
Believe it or not, students fail to turn in assignments. Don’t be one of them. Do work but still fail to turn it in. Enter an important race Easier to turn in work than to justify not turning it in.
““It’s the third week of the term so I know you can’t be more than three weeks behind in your classes.” FFew things create more anxiety SStart Fast BBeginning is the most important Be on time Take great notes Make sure teacher knows who you are Participate in class and more TThree advantages Running with the pack Falling behind later does not look as bad Forming great study habits, now and for the future
Immediately launch an all-out two-week massive attack. Highlight class disclosure Include every aspect in Long Term Planner Read course material Take notes in class Actively read Go to Class Incorporate all skills learned here
GGood notes record the information presented by your teacher GGood notes provide a process for retrieving information from reading and other resources. GGood notes create a system of review and study. GGood notes allow you to prepare for and successfully pass tests.
To get key points from textbooks and lectures. A key point is an answer to an exam question. Only about five to ten key points in every reading assignment and lecture. Class meets 30 times a semester Approximately 300 important key points in your notes. Can now generate exam questions and answers. Exactly what teachers do.