Ch 18: OAE Reading: Study Skills & Critical Thinking

About This Chapter

Use our video lessons and quizzes to help you understand how to help students develop reading study and critical thinking skills. This review helps you to prepare for these types of questions on the Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE) Reading exam.

OAE Reading: Study Skills & Critical Thinking - Chapter Summary

You will use the lessons in this chapter to support your current knowledge of or to learn new information about teaching strategies and methods designed to help students build stronger study habits and to think critically. Once you have reviewed these concepts, you should demonstrate the following abilities that could lead you to correctly answer relevant questions appearing on the OAE Reading exam:

  • Describing the steps and activities used to improve study skills at the middle, secondary and postsecondary levels
  • Defining and providing examples of time management
  • Differentiating between homonyms and homophones
  • Discussing the aspects and uses of self-regulated learning
  • Understanding the practice of critical thinking
  • Employing methods for the development of critical thinking skills

Explanations and definitions are presented in simple and straightforward terms, and the material is supported by examples and illustrations. To further help you prepare for the OAE Reading exam, the quizzes accompanying each lesson utilize the same multiple-choice format used in the actual test.

6 Lessons in Chapter 18: OAE Reading: Study Skills & Critical Thinking
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
How to Improve Study Skills

1. How to Improve Study Skills

This lesson will help you better understand how to improve your study skills. It includes certain steps you can take to enhance your study habits, as well as a mnemonic device to help you recall important note-taking skills.

Study Skills for College Success: Activities & Ideas

2. Study Skills for College Success: Activities & Ideas

College students require many skills in order to be successful. In this lesson, you will learn how to help students develop skills in the areas of time management, note taking, and test taking.

What is Time Management? - Definition, Examples & Studies

3. What is Time Management? - Definition, Examples & Studies

There are more options today than ever before for ways to spend our time - or waste it! Read on to learn why and how we can better manage our most scarce resource.

The Role of Motivation in Self-Regulated Learning

4. The Role of Motivation in Self-Regulated Learning

Do you monitor and evaluate your own learning? Do you alter the way you study based on performance on assessments? If so, you are engaging in self-regulation practices and, by doing so, increasing the likelihood of academic achievement. This lesson will define self-regulation, discuss the cyclical process of self-regulation and explore methods to promote self-regulation in the classroom.

What is Critical Thinking? - Definition, Skills & Meaning

5. What is Critical Thinking? - Definition, Skills & Meaning

Critical thinking is a term that we hear a lot, but many people don't really stop to think about what it means or how to use it. This lesson will tell you exactly what it means and make you realize that the average person largely ignores critical thinking.

Teaching Critical Thinking Skills

6. Teaching Critical Thinking Skills

Critical thinking is one of the most important habits a student can learn. This lesson helps you figure out what critical thinking skills are and how you can help your students develop them.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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