Here are 3 books all by James Popham, top consultant to public schools on testing.
For study skills, please see Sharon Sarles’ How to Win the Game of School.
The 3 hours per lecture hour is for college not for public school! Students who are habituated to not havingh to study at all, find this amount of rigor in college shocking. Grades are not given away in college, as they are in some cases today in public schools. (States, schools, and teachers do vary.)