Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Study Skill Videos

The first day of school will be here before we know it so I took the time to create a list of the study skill videos I have created to help everyone improve their grades and lower their stress.

I created a mini 15-day study course that helps you improve your study skills by completing a 5-minute task each day.

Day 1 Three things you must do with your school agenda everyday-Tiny Steps Study Challenge-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_al1aOuh6g0
Today we will focus on setting up your school agenda and how to use your school planner to improve your grades.

Day 2 A simple system for turning in your homework
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jfWLP_PdSs
Learn how to set up a  homework folder. This simple tool helps organize your homework in order to avoid receiving a zero for a homework grade.

Day 3 Memory Aids
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3qKKCzzTag
Learn two memory techniques that you can use to memorize anything at school.
The two memory aids are the body stations and journey method.

Day 4 Goals
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YN8n1hqebSw
Learn to set school goals. Goals are important because they provide focus.

Day 5
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSIJapBomCo
Learn to avoid distractions while you study. In this video, you will learn a technique to help identify distractions while you study.

Day 6
Organizing your notebook
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6shptgXg2c
In today’s study challenge the focus is organizing and cleaning out your notebook.

Day 7
Learn to be proactive at school
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJtvofnFLWM
Becoming proactive means you plan ahead and anticipate future events. Being proactive can lower stress and increase your effectiveness.

Day 8 Creating Mind Maps
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oY4sUQzXJ1g
Mind maps are a great way to condense your notes and create a visual picture of your notes which can help study them more effectively for a test.

Day 9 Learn to work smarter not harder
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FciHDd7FPbo
In today’s challenge, you will focus on working smarter not harder. However, how do you work smarter not harder? You can use the acronym SAT which reminds you to survey what you are currently doing, then adjust in order to create improve what you are currently doing, and finally test what you are doing in order to see if you are improving.

Day 10 Making an outline
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZXZeREHGbY
In today’s challenge, we talked about converting notes and sections of your textbook into an outline. Creating outline forces you to make connections between topics and once completed gives you a product that is easy to study for a test.

Day 11 Memorize with stories
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJz4rCYz6tE
Increase your effectiveness will you study by memorizing using stories. Take what you need to memorize and convert this into a story. It is fun and very effective.

Day 12 Increase your study Effectiveness with these 45 research based study tips.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFgiAlNZ9n4
Increase your study effectiveness by looking over this list of 45 study tips and picking just one new study tip to start working on tomorrow.

Day 13 Learn to maximize your study breaks.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtbWLv2lAnI
Learn to maximize your study time by setting a timer and setting mini study breaks.

Day 14
Develop an attitude of gratitude when you study
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWgWVkZDCsI
You can take simple steps towards developing an attitude of gratitude by finding one item each day that you are thankful for at school.

Day 15
Learn the difference between active learning and passive learning.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQ5vchaVghE

Study Challenge Playlist
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLurjkZV1ykGYRS5GT_no-anPRN64lUJLS

Learn to memorize by using stories.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIU-kzp2x-o

Learn the basics of flashcards and how they can help you memorize more effectively.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBsp9zSmm1U

How to memorize the 11 major organ systems. This video teaches a memory technique that can be used in any subject.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBsp9zSmm1U

Memorize the levels of classification with this mnemonic device.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WB44iAAH5gU

Apply these brain boosting activities to your life to help keep your brain smart.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ur0BDiDPAA

Learn six simple and easy to apply memory techniques to help you memorize anything.
It is more fun and effective than just straight memorization.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7cPj7lSKo8

Use a timer when you study.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7Od1_TfI5w

How to learn new material. Repeat what you have learned to someone else.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kw8UGCNuWOQ

Study Tip  Learn to do the work and why hard work can be so rewarding.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnvxzCc4WhE

Learn why a school agenda is so important and can be a lifesaver at school.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvbdDx37LYM

Learn how to create and use mind maps to help you organize material at school.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRKyWp6TSm8

Learn why proper sleep is very important for success at school.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLelTZyDPeI

Learn how to improve your grade with these basic study tips.
https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=J4NbpfeAKYE

How to set up a homework folder.
https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=z9Yw6rDo-Ks

Study tips for visual learners.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAJ-e4s-cNc

Helpful tips for 6th-grade students.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpZobR2Muig

Improve your grades by using these advanced agenda tips.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yLupRyTYGKI

Improve your reading comprehension using the PQRST strategy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZbIjlUchOg