Executive Functioning/Learning Skills
Annotated Independent Reading (AIR)
A reading activity for children grade 4 to 12 based on recording the main idea of a passage read and predicting plot development.
CALL-UP and “A” NOTES - Mnemonic Devices for Notetaking
Mneumonic devices assist students in grade 7 to high school to take effective notes in classes which employ a lecture format.
A software program designed for school-aged children and adolescents with poor working memory. CogMed-RM trains students to improve their working memory capacity through a series of computer tasks.
Cognitive Credit Cards (CCC)
Learning strategy used to help students plan, monitor, and evaluate independently assigned work.
These notes are a type of advance organizer designed to help the student in grade 7 to 12 attend to, and organize, key points in lectures.
Kidspiration 2 & Inspiration 7.5 Software
Mind mapping software is used to create a visual depiction of relationships between ideas or other pieces of information. It is also known as brainstorming. Shapes, colours, lines, arrows and images can be used to organize ideas.
Learn and Force - Mnemonic Devices for Test Preparation
Mnemonic devices assist sudents in grade 7 to high school to remember strategies used in effective preparation for tests.
Memory strategies assist students at all levels to store and recall information.
This technique was developed to improve the grade 7 through 12 student's ability to get information from a text.
Paragraph writing is a succinct five sentence plan to assist students in grade 4 to high school produce a paragraph.
A test-taking strategy comprised of a series of mnemonics that assist students in navigating their way through a test.
Read, Encode, Annotate, Ponder (REAP)
REAP develops independent reading skills in children in grade 4 to 12 by encouraging the reader to put the main idea of the passage into his/her own words, both orally and in written form. It can be employed as a study technique, thereby assisting long term memory.
SCORER is a strategy for assisting students in grade 7 to 12 organize their time and effort during a test or examination.
Semantic Webbing helps students at all levels organize information in a visual display. It assists in reading comprehension and concept attainment and in the setting of purpose for reading through prediction.
Survey, Question, Read, (w)Rite, Review (SQ3R)
SQ3R is a five step methods devised by Robinson (1961) to assist students in Grade 7 and up in reading a chapter or article for comprehension or study purposes.
Teaching Study Skills
Teaching Study Skills helps students in grade 7 to university prepare for tests and examinations by committing information to memory.
TextHELP Read & Write Version 7
A Computer software used to assist individuals of all ages by improving their reading and writing difficulties through a wide set of features including reading, writing, research & problem solving and navigation features.
Tools of the Mind
A research-based early childhood program that builds strong foundations for school success in preschool and kindergarten children by promoting their intentional and self-regulated learning.