What is learning study skills?
The process begins with a free consultation in which the specific academic needs of the student are explored. A Reading intervention or Reading enrichment plan is set up. Typically, struggling readers benefit from weekly sessions over the course of an academic year. Similarly, gifted students, who are seeking a challenge in literary work, commit to long-term instruction on a weekly basis.
The program serves students ages 5-17 with diverse learning profiles including Twice-Exceptional, Gifted, Mild to Moderate learning differences, ADHD, and Right-Brained/Holistic learners.
What possible benefits do students receive from learning study skills?
Professional tutoring helps students become great reads because they learn how to
- Predict outcomes in the text
- Make connections with the text
- Retell or paraphrase what is read
- Increase reading rate
- Using critical background skills such as evaluating, synthesizing, generalizing
- Learn to ask questions and reflect on the text
- Integrate phonics and grammatical cues
- Utilizing reading strategies that
– Set purposes for reading
– Self-monitor text for meaning
– Self-correct reading errors
– Visualize during the reading process