Basic study skills can help students;
- Stay organized
- Retain information learned in class and at home
- Avoid having to cram for tests
- Raise their grades
Below are strategies and resources for students to improve their study habits.
How parents can help
- Provide a place where your student can study that;
- is quiet
- is a large flat surface like a desk or table
- has access to power for a chromebook
- is distraction free
- Enforce consistent bedtime routines including
- Going to bed and waking up at the same time every day
- Taking away screens at night
- Setting an alarm in the morning
- Provide your scholars with all the materials they need
- Check your scholar’s work to see what they did and if there is anything left to finish
- Remind your scholar to check their school email
- Remind your scholar to charge their chromebook
Questions to ask your student
- Are you keeping track of your assignments and dates of tests in a planner or on a calendar?
- Have you reviewed what you learned today by;
- Checking your planner or calendar to see what you need to complete that night and what to prepare for the next day or later in the week?
- Doing your homework?
- Reviewing your notes?
- Can you summarize what you learned today?
- Do you understand? Can you answer the objectives the teacher provided for your lessons that day?
- When you don’t understand, are you asking questions?
- If you have a question while working outside of class, are you writing it down so that you can ask it later?
- Do your homework
- Ask questions during class, before school, after school, and by email when questions arise.
- Teach someone else what you have learned. This process will reveal to you what you may not fully understand yet.