Time Management & Study Skills (Fall Semester)

Mrs. Kally Bosshart

 

Would you like to optimize your learning skill set? In this course, we are going to establish lifelong learning skills and habits by assessing and enhancing the ways in which you have learned in the past and learning new methods that fit you as an individual. We will renew your mindset towards learning and ignite your curiosity and passion for the subject. Throughout the course, you will learn the basic psychology behind practical study skills and pick up highly beneficial strategies with a scripture-infused influence. You will be given student organizational tools to utilize and tips on how to maximize your time and resources. We will assess your God-given spiritual gifts in how you naturally learn while incorporating a Growth Mindset in subject areas that are more challenging. Concepts and content covered will be: God’s Character, Creation and Perspective Growth Mindset Habit Formation Learning Strategies Memory Retention Motivation and Procrastination Note-taking Sensory Modalities Study Skills and the Study Cycle Time Management and Goal-setting

REQUIRED MATERIALS

  • SOAR Study Skills; A Simple and Efficient System for Getting Better Grades in Less Time [Includes Online Access Code for Bundled Media Component] by SOAR Learning, Inc.​ (https://amzn.to/3pgAl7w)

  • Binder

  • Highlighter

  • Colorful pens

MATERIALS FEE

  • $10 for other course materials needed and printing (payable with tuition on August 1)

Communication (Spring Semester)

Mrs. Colleen Olsen

Ever experience talking to someone but they don't seem to be listening? This can be so frustrating! In this class, you will learn how to speak so people listen and additional conversational skills that positively impact friends, family, and even strangers for a lifetime. We will talk about how to have empathy, resolve conflict, and basic public speaking techniques so that your classmates are never bored when you present. 

REQUIRED MATERIALS

  • Everyone Communicates, Few Connect: What the Most Effective People Do Differently by John C. Maxwell (Available as a book and audible.). $19.29 (new)/$3.53 (used) (https://amzn.to/3cefJYf)

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