4 Steps to Academic Success

Author: Judy Eckdahl

Publisher: CreateSpace


Category: Education

Page: 30

View: 789

This version of 4 Steps was written for the college student. This paperback will explain quickly and easily how to study for your college classes without wasting your valuable time and in the process achieve good grades.This is the fourth reprinting of this book previously titled "How to Study Without Wasting Time".
College students with disabilities

Seven Steps to College Success

Author: Elizabeth C. Hamblet

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield


Category: College students with disabilities

Page: 227

View: 772

This book's overall goal is to educate readers about the college disability services system and to help students prepare for success at college.

Supporting Behavior for School Success

Author: Kathleen Lynne Lane

Publisher: Guilford Publications


Category: Education

Page: 257

View: 459

Designed for busy teachers and other school-based professionals, this book presents step-by-step guidelines for implementing seven highly effective strategies to improve classroom management and instructional delivery. These key low-intensity strategies are grounded in the principles of positive behavior intervention and support (PBIS), and are easy to integrate into routine teaching practice. Chapters discuss exactly how to use each strategy to decrease disruptive behavior and enhance student engagement and achievement. Checklists for success are provided, together with concise reviews of the evidence base and ways to measure outcomes. Illustrative case examples span the full K-12 grade range. Reproducible intervention tools can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. See also Managing Challenging Behaviors in Schools, by Kathleen Lynn Lane et al., which shows how these key strategies fit into a broader framework of prevention and intervention.

The Latino Student's Guide to College Success

Author: Leonard A. Valverde

Publisher: ABC-CLIO


Category: Education

Page: 286

View: 971

This book provides Latino students with a step-by-step roadmap for navigating the college process--from overcoming cultural barriers to attending college, to selecting the right school, to considering advanced degrees. The Latino community is the fastest growing minority group in America, and quickly becoming a major player in America's workforce. Unfortunately, Latinos encounter cultural and societal obstacles that can hinder academic achievement. This inspirational guide gives Latino students practical skills for advancing in a college environment. The Latino Student's Guide to College Success: Second Edition, Revised and Updated provides a blueprint for collegiate success. The first eight chapters guide students through subjects such as selecting a college, navigating the application process, forming effective study habits, accessing student support services, and planning for advanced degrees. The second part is comprised of eight inspirational stories by Latino graduates sharing their college experiences. Lastly, a third section features a listing of colleges with a record of graduating the most Latinos, as well as a list of the top ten colleges with the most undergraduate Latino students. The revised and updated second edition of this popular book features the latest economic and demographic changes that have emerged since the first edition was published. It also includes six new chapters introducing the impact of technological advancements and changes in cultural trends. A nationwide directory of the top 50 universities and top 20 community colleges from which Latinos have graduated Inspirational stories about academic success written by Latino graduates A listing of helpful websites for finding financial aid forms, college applications, and more Sources for scholarships geared towards Latino students

Reading for Academic Success

Author: Richard W. Strong

Publisher: Corwin Press


Category: Education

Page: 201

View: 818

Through specific examples, real-life scenarios, and diagrams, this book vividly conveys the most fundamental and effective tactics for boosting reading proficiency while enhancing student and teacher performance.
Body, Mind & Spirit


Author: Eugene Ngomane

Publisher: E Ngomane


Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 53

View: 282

Do you want to succeed in your academics? Do you want to improve your academic results? Then this book is for you. This book provides three simple steps that will change your academic life if applied correctly. The concept of goal setting is customised and presented in a manner that is easy to understand and implement. Further, valuable tools and resources are discussed that will help you to track your performance and make the required adjustment so as to ensure that you achieve the desired success. The private and public sectors are always on the lookout for academically deserving students (to offer funds via scholarships and bursaries) and best performing students to employ; So imagine the magnitude of opportunities that good results would open for you. Get ready to reach your true potential by applying the 3 steps to achieving academic success!
Study Aids

Writing for Academic Success

Author: Gail Craswell

Publisher: SAGE


Category: Study Aids

Page: 266

View: 901

Writing for Academic Success is a vital practical guide for any graduate student. The authors show you how to acquire communicative rigor in research essays, reports, book and article reviews, exam papers, research proposals, and literature reviews, through to thesis writing, posters and papers for presentation and publication. This Second Edition has been fully revised to reflect the online learning explosion. The authors provide insightful new material about how to work productively in different online contexts such as with blogs and wikis, setting up an e-portfolio, and raising an online profile. They also set out a focused guide to issues unique to digital communication, and working with and across different media and technologies.

Optimizing Student Success in School with the Other Three Rs

Author: Robert J. Sternberg

Publisher: IAP


Category: Education

Page: 273

View: 109

The Other Three R’s model began as an American Psychological Association (APA) initiative, sponsored by Robert J. Sternberg, IBM Professor of Psychology and Education at Yale University and Past President of the APA. For both this initiative and this edited volume, Sternberg assembled a diverse team of experts who identified reasoning, resilience and responsibility as three learnable skills that, when taken together, have great potential for increasing academic success. The authors of this volume present in detail their evidence-based arguments for promoting TOTRs in schools as a way to optimize student success.

Promoting Academic Success with English Language Learners

Author: Craig A. Albers

Publisher: Guilford Publications


Category: Psychology

Page: 273

View: 140

Educators and school psychologists throughout the country are working with growing numbers of English language learners (ELLs), but often feel unprepared to help these students excel. This highly informative book presents evidence-based strategies for promoting proficiency in academic English and improving outcomes in a response-to-intervention (RTI) framework. Illustrated with a detailed case example, the book describes best practices for working with K-5 ELLs in all stages of RTI: universal screening, progress monitoring, data collection, decision making, and intensifying instruction. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book includes more than two dozen reproducible worksheets. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.