202 Success Skills II

2 semesters, 1 credit

Open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors

Prerequisite: Based on teacher/guidance counselor recommendation and test scores.

Throughout this course, students have the opportunity to develop and apply various skills for achieving their goals in all academic areas. They will also be provided time to organize and prepare for coursework, collaborate with classmates, and receive one-on-one and small group instruction from the teacher. Content area teachers will coordinate with the Learning Consultant to aid in improving student achievement. Students will utilize alternative testing methods, when deemed appropriate. Additional levels of this class may be taken based on the Learning Consultant/guidance counselor/principal recommendation.

Skills

By the completion of this course, students will be able to…

  1. Identify iPad applications that will help them succeed on standardized tests. 
  2. Self-advocate inside and outside of the school setting.
  3. Identify  organizational skills/tools to aid in organization. 
  4. Identify applications that will help them be successful in core classes. 
  5. Identify Study Skills to help them be more successful on core tests. 
  6. Successfully budget time, plan a weekly schedule, and set up meetings as needed in order to promote self-advocacy.
  7. Identify post-secondary goals and develop a plan to attain these goals. 
  8. Identify job skills and develop professional documentation for applications.

Knowledge

By the completion of this course, students will know…

  1. Reading comprehension strategies 
  2. Writing strategies 
  3. Math problem-solving strategies 
  4. Standardized Test Taking strategies 
  5. Note Taking Strategies
  6. Time Management Strategies for application to self-learning

 

This courses last updated on January 4, 2019, by the Practical Art Department.