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2 Day Seminars

Topics in Teaching Study Skills – Summer Institute 2020

This seminar provides an overview of Landmark’s study skills model, as well as practical hands-on application of study skills strategies and teaching techniques. Topics include but are not limited to: material organization; time management; identifying main ideas and key details; paraphrasing; two-column note-taking; highlighting and margin notes; summarizing; and test preparation strategies. It is necessary for participants to bring any textbooks or materials that they currently use/will use with students for the application portions of the seminar. This will facilitate participants’ ability to see how the skills apply to their own curriculum.

 

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Present and teach the aforementioned study skills to their own students.
  • Modify and adapt curriculum materials that model study skills for their students.
  • Create and structure assignments to foster students’ usage, knowledge, and application of study skills.

 

MATERIALS

We recommend that participants bring a textbook or materials that they currently use/will use with students for the application portions of the seminar. This will facilitate participants’ ability to see how the skills apply to their own curriculum.

 

LEVEL

This course is appropriate for educators at the high school level.

 

GRADUATE CREDIT OPTION

Participants may elect to add 1 graduate credit to this course. Graduate credit is an additional $125 and is granted by Colorado State University-Pueblo.

Course Information

Credits
10 Hours/PDPs
1 optional graduate credit
Dates/Time Price
July 20-21, 2020
8:30am - 3:00pm
$300 $275

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About the Instructor

Paula Seaver

Paula has taught at Landmark High School for over twenty-five years. She teaches study skills, world history, language arts tutorials; she has served as the study skills department head during the summer programs. Paula earned her bachelor’s in political science and foreign language from Gordon College in Wenham, MA, a master’s degree from Boston College in political studies, and a master’s of education with special needs certification from Simmons College in Boston, MA. She was a 2011 receipt of a TEA grant through IREX and the US Department of State where she traveled to Chernivtsi, Ukraine, for two weeks to instruct both students and teachers in Landmark methodology.

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