By request, the Successful Study Skills 4 Students program is being offered at Weston Middle School for area students in grades 9-12. (A concurrent workshop is being offered for middle schoolers as well.)
Research demonstrates the when students know how to study they are more confident, engaged and happier at school.
“Study skills are critical and the necessary foundation for academic success,” said Michelle Sagalyn, President of S4. “We are excited to offer this successful program at Weston Middle School so their students and those in neighboring communities can take advantage of these important tools at the start of new year school.”
Three 7.5 hour workshops is being offered on Wednesdays, January 30, through February 27, 2013, from 5:00 – 6:30 pm.
The S4 program is founded on educational research and evidenced-based studies, and taught by accredited, engaging teachers. In a highly participatory and dynamic in presentation, students will learn essential easy-to-implement skills, needed for successful learning and studying, including:
- Time management
- How to build on new ideas & info
- Active learning
- Asking questions deepens understanding
- Memorization strategies
- Understanding main ideas & important details
- Test preparation strategies
- Goal setting
“We know that implementing even a single new skill can make a big difference in a student’s love of learning,” continued Ms Sagalyn.
Workshops are limited to 15 students. S4 supplies all materials, including exclusive materials for at-home support. To register online, visit: http://tinyurl.com/WestonHS-Winter-2013
S4 partners with public and independent schools to offer an accessible, logical and easy-to-implement study skills system. Designed and customizable to dovetail with school and student curriculum, the S4 program is based entirely on educational research and proven benchmark studies. In addition to hosting student workshops, S4 also offers professional development and parent workshops.