ISBN# 1-886941-03-3
Study Strategies Made Easy- A Practical Plan for School Success

Publication Date: 1996
Leslie Davis, M.Ed.
Sandi Sirotowitz, M.Ed.
Harvey C. Parker, Ph.D.
 

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About the Author

Leslie Davis, M.Ed. and Sandi Sirotowitz, M.Ed. earned masters degrees in exceptional education and they founded Educational & Diagnostic Services, Inc., a comprehensive learning center in South Florida.

Harvey C. Parker, Ph.D. has been one of the country's leading ADHD advocates. In 1987, he and two parents of children with ADHD started CHADD, a national organization founded to help children and adults with ADHD. He played an instrumental role in helping the US Department of Education better understand the educational needs of children with ADHD. He was inducted into the CHADD Hall of Fame in 1994 and has served as a member of the CHADD Board of Directors for the past eighteen years.

Dr. Parker is an author and co-author of over ten books and Internet websites on ADHD, study strategies, and behavior management. He lectures nationally to parents and professional groups and maintains a private practice in clinical psychology in Plantation, Florida. His other books include: The ADHD Handbook for Schools, The ADHD Workbook for Parents, and Study Strategies for Early School Success with Leslie Davis and Sandi Sirotowitz.

Summary

Designed by leading educational specialists to teach valuable study skills to students in grades six through twelve. It teaches students how to learn the true key to acquiring knowledge. Strategies focus on organizational skills, time management, improving reading comprehension, vocabulary development, communication, how to study for tests effectively, memorization and more. There are self- tests and reproducible forms to be used by individual students. This book contains valuable information for teachers and parents who work with students to develop study strategies for school success. “Study Strategies Made Easy” is the result of extensive research and is successfully used in leading schools and learning centers throughout the United States and Canada.

Contents

Instructions for Students, Parents and Instructors
Before We Begin- A Checklist of Study Strategies

  1. Organization Strategies
  2. Learning Style Strategies
  3. Communication Strategies
  4. Reading Comprehension Strategies
  5. Note- Taking Strategies
  6. Memorization Strategies
  7. Test Taking Strategies
  8. Handling Homework Strategies
  9. Stress Management Strategies
Now That We Finished- A Checklist of Study Strategies
Appendix A- Answer Key
Appendix B- Forms
Appendix C- Lesson Plans for Instructors
Appendix D- Additional Exercises for Note Taking
Certificate of Achievement