Critical Study Strategies

FOR STUDENTS IN 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th GRADE


12:00 pm to 3:30 pm PT
Saturday, August 7, 2021
Lafayette Library (Lafayette, CA)


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Effective note taking is the essential skill students must learn by the time they reach 9th grade, but unfortunately, many have never been trained.

» Does your teen. . .

  • Only take notes when required to by a teacher?
  • Take notes but lack the skills to use them?
  • Copy verbatim from the textbook without a sense of what they are actually reading?

» We demystify the note taking process by. . .

  • Teaching techniques for different learning styles
  • Giving students effective methods for different classes
  • Explaining how to use notes most effectively for tests and papers
  • Providing all students with best practices for textbooks, videos, and lectures

Students Learn a Replicable System for Taking Notes

Many students view note taking as merely a chore or ritual, rather than a useful tool to make their reading and class time more productive. This course develops dependable strategies that students can turn to again and again.


  • All coaches have extensive experience with high school students.
  • Coaches are empathetic and skilled with teaching students of all abilities.
  • Participants gain continued access to Google Classroom for additional resources.
  • Attendees learn SOS4Students’ acclaimed executive function skills and study strategies.

Students Learn Skills They Will Use for Years to Come!

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“This was really worth getting up for! I’m definitely going to keep and use the stuff they gave me; I’m actually rearranging my backpack to make this easier.” (David S., 16)
“The SOS4Students Note Taking class was the missing link for my son’s academic success and a positive boost for his self confidence!”  (Tammy, parent)
Between June 1 and July 23, 2021, SOS4 Students offers private workshops for small groups of students who are friends/classmates (minimum group size is four). This is ideal if your students can’t attend one of our workshops on the dates scheduled. Private workshops are help Monday through Friday. We require 30-days notice to design and host a private workshop. Contact us at for more information and for pricing.