Integrate Study Skills in the Classroom Karen L

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Integrate Study Skills in the Classroom Karen L. Parker, Ed. D. Liberty University

Integrate Study Skills in the Classroom Karen L. Parker, Ed. D. Liberty University

Why are students poorly prepared? Reading/Study Skill Development Elementary - learning to read Middle/Secondary

Why are students poorly prepared? Reading/Study Skill Development Elementary - learning to read Middle/Secondary - reading to learn [CONTENT] Lifelong - choosing to read

Text materials comparison: Elementary Middle/Secondary - Learn - Read to learn to read •

Text materials comparison: Elementary Middle/Secondary - Learn - Read to learn to read • Style: • Vocabulary: • Graphic aids: • Reasoning: • Readability: • Narrative [stories] • Experience • Pictures • Concrete • Grade-level • Expository [facts] • New concepts • Maps, graphs • Abstract • Advanced

Can teachers help? YES! Teach them HOW to study! STEP 1: Prepare to study

Can teachers help? YES! Teach them HOW to study! STEP 1: Prepare to study • Make a schedule • Choose a place • Prepare supplies • Remove distractions • Take stretch breaks • Set goals

STEP 2: Teach and apply skills for studying • Underlining • Note-taking • Outlining

STEP 2: Teach and apply skills for studying • Underlining • Note-taking • Outlining • Reference skills

STEP 2: Teach and apply skills for studying • SQ 4 R • KWL

STEP 2: Teach and apply skills for studying • SQ 4 R • KWL

SQ 4 R S Q 4 R • Survey • Question • Read •

SQ 4 R S Q 4 R • Survey • Question • Read • Recite • Record • Review Sample [Entire chapter] [Section by Section] [Entire chapter]

K-W-L K W L Know Want Learn

K-W-L K W L Know Want Learn

STEP 4: Practice study habits Active participation • Reading assignments • Studying for tests

STEP 4: Practice study habits Active participation • Reading assignments • Studying for tests

Formula for classroom success Teach how to study + Real practice = Better grades

Formula for classroom success Teach how to study + Real practice = Better grades

Study to show yourself approved unto God, a workman that does not need to

Study to show yourself approved unto God, a workman that does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. 11 Timothy 2: 15