Many students, particularly those in 8th and 9th grades are shortly facing mid-terms for the first time, causing fear and stress because they lack an organized and methodical approach to tackle studying for these important tests.
According to the US Department of Education, test anxiety can significantly lower test scores. The level of student stress directly correlates to the ability to function and perform well on such exams. Research has found that the single-best approach to reducing stress and increasing scores is advanced and structured preparation.
With these important test looming, S4 – Successful Study Skills 4 Students, is happy to announce a 1-session 3-hour 5 Steps for Test Success workshop, specifically scheduled with enough time to implement the tools and preparation time students need to study and get ready for mid-terms.
Two sessions are offered at the Fairfield Public Library: either Saturday, December 8, or Saturday, December 15, from 1:30 pm - 4: 30 pm.
The 5 Steps for Test Success program is designed to increase confidence and reduce stress, by providing a clear road-map and structured approach in the preparation of tests, following instruction in a 5-step process:
- How-to prepare, uncover & zero-in each test subject
- How-to organize materials for studying
- Specifically how-to study for each subject
- How-to plan & manage time to focused and on track
- How to overcome stress & anxiety
By following the 5-Step process, student will learn:
- How-to study for mid-terms and other tests
- How-to organize notes and materials from which to study
- How -to make study guides
- How-to remember what shouldn't be forgotten
- How-to plan out studying
- How-to organize and schedule time
- How-to overcome test-taking anxiety
The Test Prep workshop, as all of the S4 programs, is highly interactive, collaborative and dynamic in presentation, creating an engaging, compelling and comfortable learning environment. Limited class size of 15 ensures that all students get personalized attention.
Unique to the S4 program are the take-home materials that complement and outline the workshop materials, and that are designed for ongoing student and parental support.
The 3-hour 1-session workshop will be held at the Fairfield Public Library, 1080 Old Post Road, Fairfield on Saturday, December 8, or Saturday, December 15 from 1:30 pm - 4: 30 pm. pm. The fee is $250.