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School Power (Rev 01 Edition)by Jeanne Shay Schumm
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Originally published in 1992, this popular handbook is a lively, inviting introduction to the basic study skills all students need to succeed in school.
Step-by-step instructions, practical advice, and insider tips from real students cover every conceivable topic, from how to get organized and create a study space to how to take notes, write papers, prepare speeches, follow directions, set goals, handle long-range assignments, and much more. Kids and teens learn proven ways to be better readers, spellers, and writers, master new vocabulary, remember what they study, prepare for tests, and conquer test anxiety—and those are just for starters.
The revised and updated edition features new sections on the benefits of using computers, the Internet, and email to help with school projects and research. The exciting graphics and straight-talk style welcome kids in and hold their attention.
This is a book students will turn to often for advice, encouragement, and specific strategies to make school easier, more manageable—maybe even more fun. Includes 21 reproducible handout masters.
Hundreds of how-to tips and techniques provide students with everything they need to know to perform well in school.
Originally published in 1992, this handbook is a helpful introduction to the basic study skills every student needs to succeed in school. It covers everything from how to get organized and create a study space to how to take notes, prepare speeches, write papers, become a better speller, learn to read faster, study smarter, follow directions, manage long-term assignments, and more.
This revised and updated edition includes information about the benefits of using computers, the Internet, and email to help with school projects and research. The exciting graphics and straight-talk style make "School Power" a must-have for all students wanting to succeed in school.
This edition covers everything from getting organized to taking notes, preparing speeches, writing papers, and using computers, the Internet, and email to help with school projects and research. Exciting graphics and straight-talk style make it inviting and easy to use.
About the Author
Jeanne Shay Schumm, Ph.D., is a professor and chair of the Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Miami School of Education. She teaches courses in reading assessment and instruction and is actively engaged in research on reading. She has coauthored over 75 research articles.
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