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Teaching Students How to Study Effectively for Tests: A Simple Method that Really Works
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Presented by Gretchen Wegner, M.Ed, Academic Life Coach, Educational Consultant, and Founder of the Anti-Boring Approach to Powerful Studying™
Sponsored by The Anti-Boring Approach to Powerful Studying™
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In all areas of education, we expect students to study for the tests we give them. Rarely, however, do schools spend significant effort teaching students how to study. Although many teachers do provide a strategy or two, it remains an epidemic that if students study at all, they do it in the most inefficient and ineffective (and boring!) way possible – by reviewing their textbook and/or their notes. In this webinar, learn about a simple fix for this problem.
Academic Life Coach Gretchen Wegner shared the #1 study strategy that every educator should know (but most don’t) to transform his or her students’ ability to take charge of their own learning and prepare for tests self-sufficiently and with less stress. Gretchen will walk us through The Study Cycle, a unique model that takes only ten minutes to teach to students from elementary through high school. You will walk away from this recorded session with:
• A solid understanding of what is happening in the brain when students learn
• A simple, engaging demonstration for how to teach students to study better
• Five easy ways to incorporate this effective study strategy into your classroom without interrupting your current curriculum
This session will benefit K-12 educators, especially those working with middle school students and higher. All classroom teachers, administrators, learning specialists, special ed coordinators, tutors, and coaches who want to support their students in becoming more efficient, effective, self-reliant learners are invited. Learn how to help your students feel less stressed, and more prepared and capable while performing better on tests.
About the Presenter
Gretchen Wegner is an academic life coach and educational consultant with over 20 years of experience teaching using holistic approaches to learning that balance of playfulness and rigor. Most recently, she has become an internationally-recognized expert in how to build students’ executive function skills, teaching teens a unique system for time management, organization and studying called The Anti-Boring Approach to Powerful Studying™. Not only has Gretchen coached hundreds of students in middle school through grad school, she now trains educators all over the world in her unique, powerful, and research-based system for transforming students into voracious, organized learners through her signature courses The Art of Inspiring Students to Study Strategically and the Anti-Boring Approach™ Coach Training Program. A former Fulbright Fellow, Gretchen has a masters in curriculum and instruction and was a credentialed middle and high school teacher. You can find her online at www.GretchenWegner.com and on Twitter @gretchen_wegner.
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