We often spend a tremendous amount of time working to learn things, but often neglect looking at our entire process of learning. How do we know that the method we are using is the most effective for us? If it is important to learn new things, should we not find the best and most efficient way to complete this task. Think about it this way, if you are in sixth grade and it takes you fifteen hours a week to study and you are getting lower As. Would it not make sense to find method of studying that is more efficient, meaning you would learn the same amount in less time? You could take that time into making sure that you could get high As. Study skills are the methods we take to input information. Just as there are different learning styles, there are different study skills that work for some students, but not others. Students need to learn what works best for them, this usually comes down to trial and error, but after you have a good handle on it, it becomes a breeze as long as you stay consistent. We all need to remember that study skills are not just for students. Adults who do not have a process should take notice of this section as well. No two students learn in exactly the same way, but there are broad categories of learning styles.
The following worksheets contain a set of questions whose answers will help classify the primary (and possibly secondary) learning style of each student. Once you know how they learn, you will have an opportunity to be a more effective teacher by tailoring your lessons, worksheets, and quizzes in a way that your students will more easily absorb. These worksheets will help you get to know and understand yourself better as a learner. You can grow infinitely as a students from taking your time with this section. Each set of worksheets also contains tips on how to maximize a student's learning style by presenting information in a way they can more easily assimilate.