ERIC Number: ED449447
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001
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School Power: Study Skill Strategies for Succeeding in School. Revised and Updated Edition.
Schumm, Jeanne Shay
This self-help book is aimed at middle school students who are learning to cope with different teachers' styles and rules, as well as learning how to follow a schedule. It provides tips, techniques, and strategies on how to read faster; take better notes in class; become a better writer; improve study skills; and ways to ask for help when needed. Section 1 begins with advice on how to organize home study habits. Section 2 discusses listening skills, tips on taking notes, and ways to give a class presentation. Section 3 provides suggestions on becoming a better reader. Section 4 covers how to write, revise, and edit. Suggestions for studying smarter are given in Section 5. Section 6 provides tools for school success, including checklists; time management charts; ideas for book report ideas and projects; and many more. (JDM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Skill Development, Student Adjustment, Student Improvement, Study Habits, Study Skills, Success
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
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