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Cape Cod Two-Day Seminars

Study Skills Strategies to Support Executive Function in Elementary and Middle School Classrooms, In-Person – Cape 2023


  • Delivery mode: In-person
  • Attendance: Live, on the date and time listed in the course information section



This 2-day seminar will provide an overview of Landmark’s study skills model as well as practical hands-on application of study skills strategies and teaching techniques in an elementary or middle school classroom. The course will cover specific topics such as organization (e.g., time, space, and materials), identifying topics, main ideas, details, two-column note-taking, study strategies, and microuniting and structuring projects. Participants should bring a textbook or materials that they currently use/will use with students for the application portions of the seminar to see how the skills apply to their curriculum.

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Define study skills and explain different study skills strategies
  • Recognize the importance of teaching study skills
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to incorporate these techniques into your curriculum
  • Generate meaningful activities that integrate curriculum and study skills
  • Explore various ways to adapt and micro-unit skills to meet the needs of your students
  • Discuss ideas and practical methods related to study skills



This course is appropriate for educators who work at the elementary and middle school levels.



Participants should bring a textbook or materials that they currently use/will use with students for the application portions of the seminar. All other materials provided on site. 

Course Information

10 Hours/PDPs
1 Optional Graduate Credit
Dates/Time Price
July 24-25, 2023
8:30am - 3:00pm

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About the Instructor

Deirdre Mulligan, M.S.Ed.

Deirdre Mulligan has been at Landmark School since 1994. She holds a master’s degree in special education from Simmons University. Currently, Deirdre is the science and social studies assistant department head, faculty training coordinator and classroom teacher at Landmark’s Elementary Middle School campus in Manchester, MA. As assistant department head, she oversees the curriculum and classes in the elementary program. She teaches middle school math, language arts and science classes. In addition, Deirdre has presented several one and two day seminars related to study skill topics for the Landmark Outreach Program.


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