Study Skills Courses for Grades 6 - 12

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  • Study Skills - Grades 6-9

    Session Dates and Tuition: June 24 - July 12; July 15 - August 2, $450
    Times:
    8:05-10:10 am / Level 2 (Grades 8-9) 
    10:25 am-12:30 pm / Level 1 (Grades 6-7) 
     
    This three-week course will focus on the development of effective study habits. Students will be introduced to various principles and techniques to assist them in a number of areas: planning and budgeting of time, undertaking reading assignments of varying difficulty and from different disciplines, note-taking and underlining, improving memory, preparing for examinations, and establishing daily study habits. Students will apply these skills as they read, analyze and respond to a novel.

  • Cognitive Strategies - Grades 10-12

    Session Dates and Tuition: June 24 - July 12; July 15 - August 2, $450
    Times: 
    1:00-3:00

    This three-week course will focus on deepening adolescents' learning and analytical skills. Students will develop effective personalized learning strategies for college preparatory reading, writing, research, analysis, critical thinking and abstract reasoning in all subject areas; apply executive functioning skills to long-term planning, time management and metacognition; practice mindfulness as a tool for adolescent wellness and development, utilizing techniques such as breath work, journaling and reflection for growth and maturation.  Strategies to support maintaining a healthy balance between curricular, extracurricular and personal responsibilities will be introduced.  Students will apply these skills as they read, analyze and respond to various forms of literature.
For more information, please contact Robert Mallalieu, Director of Summer Session, at summer@newarka.edu or (973) 992-7000, ext. 217.