Guided Studies

The Guided Studies program provides services to students requiring intensive attention and support. In addition to learning strategies and time management skills, this program provides individual support including remediation and the development and monitoring of classroom accommodations. Guided Studies instructors maintain frequent parent contact, receive daily grades, progress reports, report cards, and deficiency reports, and are responsible for teacher collaboration and contact. They also monitor a student’s need for a daily conference period and classroom accommodations.


Features

  • Provides support services to students with educational, behavioral, and emotional needs
  • Provides specialized instructions
  • Monitors students’ progress in class
  • Encourages students to develop confidence in their abilities
  • Teaches students to self-advocate
  • Develops good study habits

Focus

  • Self-advocacy skills and learning independence
  • Increase academic skills through direct instruction
  • Increase self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Remediate area of need whether academic, emotional or social
  • Partnership between teachers and Guided Studies staff to develop a program that helps students and hold them accountable for their responsibilities

Curriculum

  • Individual or small group remediation/support
  • Intra-personal skills
  • Study strategies
  • Test-taking strategies
  • Organization skills
  • Time management
  • Writing skills
  • Mentoring
  • Behavior management
  • Memorization techniques
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Career planning
  • Goal setting
  • Reading skills
  • Speaking skills
  • Problem solving
  • Self advocacy
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