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Includes more than 100 practical articles. Topics include good study habits, managing time, reading and taking notes from textbooks, learning styles, preparing for college, study motivation, setting goals, and much more. Each can be printed.

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Study Tips

Includes more than 1,500 useful study tips submitted by students, teachers, and parents from all over the world. The tips range from elementary school through college, and even graduate school. You will see an archive of tips going all the way back to 2007.

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Self-Assessments

Includes assessments for learning style, test anxiety, procrastination, concentration, motivation, math study skills, social skills, and self-esteem. Each assessment takes about five minutes to complete. You will immediately see your score along with recommendations.

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Study Tips

Here are two study tips from over 1,500 tips submitted by students and teachers

The most important thing is to understand every single thing that you have to study. Understanding helps you connect with your studies. It also helps you to remember what you study for a much longer period. So, question anything you don't understand until you gain understanding.

Shruti M, Student, 10th grade    India


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If you want to be a perfect and brilliant student, study smart. Do not force yourself to learn something or study something. Just relax for a while, wash your face, and than listen to your favorite music while studying.

Dheric Britian Steert, Student, 6th year    Malaysia


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Teaching Tips

Here are two teachings tips from our collection of over 250 practical tips

Watch for Boredom

Be alert for signs that your students are become bored. Examples of boredom are fidgeting, looking around the room, slumping in the seat, closing the book, and similar behaviors. Break into boredom by asking a question or making a surprise announcement.


Good Writing Position

Whether your students are writing in print or cursive (a disappearing form), they can improve the legibility of their writing by maintaining a good writing position. Writing in a good position promotes proper size, formation, and spacing of letters