Understanding "story structure" as an academic skill
and social learning tool.
They should have not only the relevant background knowledge but also related academic skills
such as note-taking (Flowerdew, 1995).
The academic skill
levels compared in the study were based on job profiles from ACT's WorkKeys program and the company's College Readiness Benchmarks on its ACT college admission and placement exam.
The self-regulated process is contingent upon the interplay of lower-order cognitive and academic skills
(previously discussed) and higher order concepts (operational and organizational strategies) and is facilitated by social cognition (motivational beliefs, self-concept, social modeling, etc.
As Haskins points out, the early childhood education community has resisted a focus on academic skills
in Head Start, concerned that attention to academic skills
will dilute efforts to promote positive social and emotional development and that the comprehensive health services that Head Start currently provides will be abandoned.
Beck Depression Inventory [Beck, Steer, & Brown, 1996]; Multidimensional Anxiety Questionnaire [Reynolds, 1999]), few self-report instruments that assess academic skills
and related behaviors have been developed for the college student population.
Child welfare A three-state study indicated that welfare-to-work programs for poor mothers don't harm the emotional health and academic skills
of their children (163: 149).
School counselors have a changing role in supporting the needs of students and workers for basic academic skills
, productive work habits, work values, and means of relating paid and unpaid work as parts of total lifestyle.
skills while enhancing their academic skills
during after-school hours or over the summer.
However, routing students to employment or the military does not address the problem of being underprepared; students are more commonly graduating from high school with academic skills
below the twelfth-grade level.
Students with academic skills
disorders are often years behind their classmates in developing reading, writing, or arithmetic skills.
The fact that adults with learning disabilities continue to have academic problems and should be viewed as lifelong learners supports the need for remediation programs for persons with learning disabilities who are motivated to master academic skills
in adulthood that they might not have been motivated to master when they were in school.