Today’s students get up to three times more homework today than is recommended by education leaders, which can cause stress for the average student and their family. Now imagine the stress involved for a student who struggles with studying and organizational skills, while the work keeps piling up?
As they progress in school, the curriculum and environment become more and more demanding. It takes practice to find a successful balance among academics, family, a social life, and extra-curricular activities.
RITES understands the struggles that your student faces, and we’re here to help! That’s why we offer the highly successful Study Smarter, Not Harder program, a workshop that places students in small, focused groups to learn meaningful study techniques. Our popular, four-session workshop covers a range of targeted tools and strategies for better study habits and better grades. RITES study skills class will help your student improve how he or she manages the demands of the educational environment.
By the end of the program, each student will have created a customized binder with the information found most useful from the workshop. Then, he or she can refer to this crucial resource during the school year, and beyond.
How RITES Helps Students Study Smarter, Not Harder
The RITES Study Smarter, Not Harder course teaches skills that students need to be successful, both inside and outside of the classroom. RITES strategies can help students increase test scores and GPAs, and boost their overall confidence.
RITES is pleased to have a longstanding track record of reducing school-based frustration. Our study and organizational skills training will work for your struggling student. Our workshops create an intimate 8:1 student/teacher environment. In this small setting, each student can receive individual attention and be able to focus on customized solutions.
Study Skills Within the Study Smarter, Not Harder Program
Here are some of the invaluable techniques your student will learn in Study Smarter Not Harder, to set up for success:
- Test Preparation
- Time Management
- Note-Taking from Textbooks
- Study Strategies Proven to Result in Better Grades
- Effective Listening and Note-Taking from Lectures
Study Smarter, Not Harder helps address:
- Dealing with test anxiety
- Getting assignments started
- Organizing information
- Remembering and prioritizing information
- Managing time
- Coping effectively with stress during learning activities
- Reviewing completed work to check for errors, make revisions
- Gaining awareness of one’s preferred learning style (i.e. metacognition)
Find Out How Study Smarter, Not Harder Can Help You
Explore the RITES Study Smarter Not Harder option here, and visit this link to apply for a summer program for your student. Or, you may contact RITES today for your free, personal consultation with a RITES educational specialist. Call 401-723-4459 or submit your request in the “Contact Us” form below.
RITES certified teachers work with students in their communities in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. RITES summer learning programs are held in Providence and East Greenwich, R.I. Click here more information on RITES educational summer camps.