Dr. Anthony Henley presents Study Skills and Learning Strategies: evidence-based methods to help students improve executive functioning, test-taking skills, and comprehension. Instruction is based primarily on the SKORE method developed by Claire Nissenbaum, a Fellow of the Orton-Gillingham Academy and Founder of ASDEC. Participants will also learn to provide students with an overview of phonics and general study skills. In addition, they will learn how to boost test-taking skills that emphasize understanding directions and identifying key words.
Participants will learn specific methods to help students with in three critical areas: Executive Function, Study Strategies and Grammar/Writing:
• Time Management,
• Binder/Materials Organization,
• Metacognition, and
• Teacher Relations.
• Memory Techniques,
• Oral note-taking techniques, and
• Systematic study from student texts.
Grammar/Vocabulary and Writing:
• Grammar and parts of speech instruction,
• Base words and inflected endings,
• Multiple word meanings,
• Synonyms and antonyms,
• Etymology, roots and affixes ,
• Non-literal Language, such as idioms and metaphors
• Brainstorming, graphic organizers and mind-mapping,
• Sentence sense,
• Paragraph structure, and
• Essay structure.
When: Saturdays, January 18, 2014 - April 12, 2014 from 10:00-1:30 at ASDEC
Graduate Credit is available for an additional fee.