AccuTrain Educational Resources

Step Up to Better Grades by Robin S. Zorn, Ed.S

AccuTrain Educational Resources

Helping Children Develop Essential Study Habits & Skills -- from ASCA's 2014 School Counselor of the Year, Robin Zorn

Featuring lessons and activities to teach students how to be more successful learners, Includes CD.

The development of strong study skills is important to achieving academic success in school. This foundation will ultimately carry on later in life. Skills such as eliminating distractions, becoming organized, planning assignments and projects, paying attention, understanding directions, and studying effectively, help build a firm academic foundation.

This resource presents a comprehensive set of lessons and activities that can be used to help students improve their effectiveness as learners in school. Eight core lessons are presented focusing on the following topics.

1.            Study Habits and STEP UP

2.            Space

3.            T  Tools

4.            E  Ending

5.            P  Pay Attention

6.            U  Understanding

7.            P  Practice

8.            Next Steps

These lessons can be presented in the classroom, to small groups, or to individual students. You can complete this program in as few as 8 sessions, or you can choose from the other materials in this resource to extend the program to be a much more comprehensive, personalized learning experience for your students.


•  8 Core Lessons

•  65 Optional Extension Activities to choose from (many with printable activity sheets, games, picture cards, and other reproducibles)

•  Printable Pre- and Post-Tests

•  6 Power Point Presentations to Supplement Key Lessons

•  8 Parent letters (one for each core lesson) that you can personalize before printing and sending.