Take Us Higher Learning is now offering Virtual Study Skills Courses. These courses are taught by a live instructor in a virtual classroom via the video conferencing website, Zoom. Upon registration, we will email you the course materials as well as the link to the secure Zoom meeting for the session you selected. Each session is limited to 20 students to ensure that each student will have the support necessary for effective learning. These courses are intended for middle and high school students. Below are the available courses and sessions for May 2020, click the link to download our printable May 2020 calendar (all course times are central time).

Setting and Achieving Goals

This virtual study skills course will provide students the skills necessary to build a pattern of success.  Students begin by identifying their strengths and challenges and recognizing the best way to handle obstacles they may encounter. Students will learn to create effective goals by using the Take Us Higher Learning CAMP Success strategy. Finally, students will learn how to achieve their goals using strategic flexibility.

This course will be taught on 3 different dates in May, choose the one that best fits your schedule.

  • GOALS 1: Tuesday May 5, 4pm-5pm
  • GOALS 2: Thursday May 7, 6pm-7pm
  • GOALS 3: Saturday May 9, 10am-11am

Getting Organized, Managing Your Time, and Improving Study Habits

This virtual study skills course will lead students to develop habits of organizing their materials, time, ideas, and information. Students will discover the importance of planning by using daily, weekly, and monthly planners. Learning will become much more meaningful as students build effective learning techniques to maintain focus. This course offers tips and techniques to simplify studying for a more effective study experience.

This course will be taught on 3 different dates in May, choose the one that best fits your schedule.

  • STUDY 1: Tuesday May 12, 4pm-5pm
  • STUDY 2: Thursday May 14, 6pm-7pm
  • STUDY 3: Saturday May 16, 10am-11am

Reading and Taking Notes

This virtual study skills course will equip students with strategies for organizing thoughts in note taking. Students will be provided with the tools necessary for successfully and effectively finding the most important information in a textbook. A variety of note taking techniques will be presented for students to decipher which one will work best for their learning style. 

This course will be taught on 3 different dates in May, choose the one that best fits your schedule.

  • NOTES 1: Tuesday May 19, 4pm-5pm
  • NOTES 2: Thursday May 21, 6pm-7pm
  • NOTES 3: Saturday May 23, 10am-11am

Memory Strategies

This virtual study skills course will provide students an understanding of memory strategies. Students will be able to effectively commit the content they learn to their long-term memory. Students will practice a variety of strategies for remembering information to discover which is most effective for them. Memory strategies provide students with a structure that makes it easier to learn new, related material.

This course will be taught on 3 different dates in May, choose the one that best fits your schedule.

  • MEMORY 1: Tuesday May 26, 4pm-5pm
  • MEMORY 2: Thursday May 28, 6pm-7pm
  • MEMORY 3: Saturday May 30, 10am-11am

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The cost for each virtual study skills course is $50.