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Study Max

Study Max
Improving Study Skills in Grades 9-12

November 2004 | 232 pages | Corwin
A practical and systematic programme for secondary school teachers who want to improve students' study skills. This book gives the teachers the step-by-step resources they need to empower even underperforming students to succeed in school and in life. The author takes the teacher through 10 ready-to-use units that include unit objectives, a basic lesson plan, and more than 80 exercises and activities for immediate application and student engagement. In active use by the author for over fifteen years, the Study Max system gives school teachers critical tools and strategies to maximize their students' achievement within today's full curriculum
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Part 1. Learning Styles and Preferences
Unit 1. Figuring Out How Students Learn Best
Part 2. Getting Organized
Unit 2. Managing Time and Developing a Study Schedule
Unit 3. Recording and Organizing Assignments
Unit 4. Organizing Study Materials
Unit 5. Creating A Smart Study Environment
Part 3. Turbo Charging Reading and Studying
Unit 6. Power Reading
Unit 7. Reading Comprehension at Warp Speed
Unit 8. Taking and Using Textbook Notes
Unit 9. Power Studying
Unit 10. Creating a Master Plan for Studying
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"This book offers the most practical and realistic method by which to help students succeed. Period! Nothing out there now is more specifically aimed at student success. Teachers will find this book extremely useful, and if they do, then the real usefulness of the book will be for the students whose lives it touches."

David Scheidecker, Academic Facilitator
Neuqua Valley High School, Naperville, IL

"This is a serious effort to give a step-by-step method through which students can maximize their learning strengths and transform into engaged, successful learners. Greene addresses the question of how the learning of students in Grades 9-12 can be made more effective. He provides very concrete strategies to answer this question."

PsycCRITIQUES, July 2006, Vol. 51(30)
American Psychological Association

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Lawrence J. Greene

Lawrence J. Greene, a graduate of the Stanford University Graduate School of Education, is a nationally recognized author, educational therapist, consultant, and curriculum developer who has worked with more than ten thousand strug­gling students during a clinical career spanning thirty years. He has written eighteen books, and he has trained thousands of teachers in graduate programs at the university level. His educational curricula are currently used in elemen­tary schools, middle schools, high schools, colleges, and universities throughout the world, and his books have been translated into languages ranging from Chinese to... More About Author

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