S4 Study Skills: Back-to-School Workshop for Middle Schoolers starts Tuesday @ School of the Holy Child in Rye!
S4’s evidence-based study skills workshop provides middle school students with a solid foundation of how to study, increase confidence, and reduce stress.
The workshop is open to all area students who are entering grades 5 through 8.
Classes will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, August 20 through 22, 10:00-12:3, at School of the Holy Child, 2225 Westchester Avenue, Rye, NY 10580
The S4 program is specifically designed to provide students with the skills and strategies needed for academic confidence, motivation and preparation, particularly as they move up to the next grade level, where academic workload increases, independent work encouraged, and expectation rise. Benefits of the S4 program include:
• Better classroom engagement
• Increased focus
• Reduced anxiety and stress
• Strategies for longer retention
• Better preparation for class, tests and projects
• Increased ability to synthesize information
• Enhanced critical thinking skills
• Increased confidence
• An independent approach to learning
Students in the S4 workshop will learn foundational study skills:
• Time management
• Executive functioning
• Goal setting
• How to use a planner
• Note-taking methods
• Self advocacy
• Active reading and listening techniques
• Understanding main ideas and important details
• Long-term project management
• Test preparation strategies
S4 supplies all materials, including that for at-home support. The 7.5-hour, 3-session workshop costs $395. For more information contact S4 at 203-30-S-K-I-L-L (203-307-5455) or e-mail info@S4StudySkills.com . To register online, visit: http://tinyurl.com/SHC-Summer-2013-MS
S4 partners with public, independent, charter and parochial schools to offer an accessible, logical and easy-to-implement study skills system. The program is specifically designed and customizable to dovetail with all school and student curriculum. To date, over 1,300 students have participated in the S4program to learn invaluable skills for better classroom engagement, increased focus, better preparation for class, tests, and projects, resulting in increased confidence and more independent learning.