• Here are a collection of ideas around studying.

     

    1. It is most important that students review what they learned on a daily basis.  Even when students say they do not have homework they still can take 10 to 15 minutes per subject and reviewed what they learned that day.  Here is a list of guiding questions that might help you when speaking with your child about what they are learning.         
      1. What did you do in class today?  (possible answers... notes, project, Google Classroom, lab, reading, rotations)
      2. Why did you do that?  What was the purpose? 
      3. What was the most interesting?
      4. What did you struggle with?
    2. Rewriting notes - Now with computers our students do not always handwrite their notes, sometimes the teachers share them via Google Classroom.  Taking the time to write out the notes requires the student to automatically review what they have learned, and can sometimes allow them to identify what htey do not understand.  A great note-taking system for this is Cornell Notes.  For more information on Cornell Notes please review the attached document. Cornell Notes
    3. Flash Cards - also makes students rewrite and review, the greatest benefit of this system is that it is portable and allows students to quiz themselves, they are completely independent
    4. Reteach - have your students teach you what they have learned.  If they can teach you without their notes in front of them, then they have mastered the subject.