Life Skills

Strategies for Academic Success in High School and Beyond

In this multi-day course, teens learn tips, strategies, and techniques in areas like goal setting, note-taking, reading, memorization, test-taking strategies, time management, and more for long-term success in academic their careers.
Misses Dee
77 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 2 learners
Class

45 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 5 weeks

13-18

year olds

3-10

learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Available Times

Pacific Time

Wed Jul 6

Jul 6 - Aug 3 (5 weeks)
Wednesdays
4pm - 4:45pm
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Description

Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Upon finishing the course, learners should be able to:

Compare different types of motivation, goals, tools, strategies, and techniques related to academic success.
Understand the importance of said strategies and techniques as they lend to academic success.
Utilize tools such as agendas, LMS, dictionaries, and more.
Explain how to use and the importance of following a rubric.
Understand what an LMS is and the basics of using it.
Experiment with time management tips and strategies.
Identify different types of note-taking strategies, and describe the purposes and importance of each.
Describe different strategies for reading, memorizing information, studying, and preparing for and taking tests.
Create and experiment with different study guides.
Describe the different types of tests and strategies for taking such tests.
AA in Child Development
BA in Language Development
TESOL Certification
Teaching Certification
20+ years in education and curriculum planning
Mom of 3 teen/tweens

**Further experience notes:  During my 20+ years working in Education, I have worked with all age groups. I really do not favor one group over the other as they are each special in their own way. However, I have always found it easy to build rapport and sound relationships with teens.  While in Ecuador, I built an English Language Academy and often taught the teen and adult classes due to the level of English required.  These classes fulfilled me so much because of the conversations, relationships, and learning experiences the student brought to me! Additionally, I have worked in afterschool and summer programs where I gravitated to the older groups of teens.  I have completed many 1 on 1 tutoring with teens to help with studying and test preparation. 
Notebook and pen/pencil to take notes
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
https://www.courselounge.com/memory-techniques-to-learn-faster/


https://letsreadenglish.com/high-school-strategies-for-academic-success-course/
(Ideas only from the course outline)

https://mcgraw.princeton.edu/7-strategies-for-success

https://study.com/academy/lesson/using-smart-goals-with-students-types-examples.html
https://www.umassd.edu/fycm/goal-setting/resources/smartgoals/

Teacher

Misses Dee
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Life Long Learner Turned Teacher
77 total reviews
128 completed classes

About Me

Hello!  I'm Delila Wuori, aka Misses Dee! 

*Newborn Alert! Born January 2022.  Possible baby sightings in class!*

**I do not cancel low enrollment or 1 learner classes. I may request to shorten the time of a 1- or 2-learner class but the class... 
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