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How to Learn - Lesson Details

Week 1 – Understanding How You Learn

Lesson 1

(30 minutes)

Introduction

- Background

- Differences in the education system

- What is effective learning?

How to Learn Curriculum

Goal: To provide immigrant students the academic know-hows on performing better in their high school


Target Audience: Immigrant High School Aged Students

Number of Potential Students: 36 Students

Target Class Size: Select 8 Students who have relatively good English and leadership qualities


Course Duration: 7 weeks (three 30-45 minutes lessons per week)

Target Start Date: 25-Jan-2010 Target End Date: 15-Mar-2010

How to Learn Program Partnerships

For the How to Learn program, Thus Thought has partnered with two Denver based nonprofits:


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How to Learn Program Overview

Education is not only about teachers teaching. Another major component of being successful at school is for students to become more effective at learning. Understanding how he/she learns, how to manage his/her study, and applying specific study techniques to enhance learning are very critical for success. Reading for comprehension, writing with conciseness, taking quality lesson notes, relating knowledge for understanding, and preparing and taking exams are some of the fundamental techniques that will help to improve a student's performance at school.

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