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Skill Building for Middle School Students

The following outlines the skills that middle school students need for success.

  • Ownership of Learning
  • Setting attainable goals
  • Creating priorities
  • Seeking help when needed
  • Monitoring one’s own progress
  • Being persistent in completing assignments
  • Remaining motivated
  • Commitment
  • Coping skills to deal with challenges
  • Social skills to connect well with others

Learning Techniques

  • Organization skills
  • Time management skills
  • Note-taking and note-reviewing skills
  • Study skills (which requires concentration)
  • Test taking skills
  • Strategic reading
  • Memorization & recall
  • Technology proficiency
  • Collaborative learning
  • Communication skills