The skills taught in this course are designed to help master study strategies and techniques to take tests with confidence.

By completing this course, students will be able to:

  • manage test anxiety and use a study process.
  • apply study strategies for various school subjects.
  • tackle different types of tests and question types.

The samples provided in this preview illustrate how these skills are addressed in the Sylvan Advanced Study Skills program.
 

Test-Taking With Confidence Skill #1:

Managing Test Anxiety

Guided Practice lessons for this skill provide strategies on how to manage test anxiety and Skills Application activities prompt students to practice applying these strategies. All lessons addresses the following objectives related to managing test anxiety.

By completing these lessons, students will be able to:

  • recognize that test anxiety can affect performance on tests and quizzes.
  • identify strategies to reduce test anxiety.
     

Test-Taking With Confidence Skill #2:

Using a Study Process

Guided Practice lessons for this skill provide strategies on how to study content and use a process to prepare for tests and quizzes and Skills Application activities prompt students to practice applying these strategies. All lesson address the following objectives related to using a study process.

By completing these lessons, students will be able to:

  • recognize the importance of using a study process.
  • describe strategies and processes related to studying new concepts and materials.
  • apply a study process.
     

Test-Taking With Confidence Skill #3:

Memory Techniques

Guided Practice lessons for this skill provide strategies on memorize information, Independent Practice lessons include activities to complete independently, and Skills Application activities prompt students to practice applying these strategies. All lessons address the following objectives related to memory techniques.

By completing these lessons, students will be able to:

  • describe how to use different memory techniques to memorize and recall information.
  • use memory techniques to memorize and recall information.
     

Test-Taking With Confidence Skill #4:

Studying Vocabulary

Guided Practice lessons for this skill provide strategies on study vocabulary, Independent Practice lessons provide activities to practice these strategies independently, and Skills Application activities prompt students to practice applying these strategies to school work. All lessons address the following objectives related to studying vocabulary.

By completing these lessons, students will be able to:

  • identify strategies to study words and their definitions.
  • demonstrate strategies to study words and their definitions.