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Study Skills Curriculum for
Upper Elementary and Middle School

- Grades 4-8
- Contains 121 activities
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A study group can be helpful when you trying to learn information and concepts and preparing for class discussions and tests. Read on to learn about the benefits of a study group, how to start a study group, the characteristics of a successful study group, and possible pitfalls of a study group.    
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Study Skills for high school students

Study Skills Curriculum
for High School

- Grades 9-12
- Contains 113 activities
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Here are some practical math tips that will come in handy. Read on to learn about tips for rounding a number, finding an average, determining if two fractions are equivalent, finding a percentage, and changing a decimal to a percentage.  
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Study skills curriculum for learning disabled

Study Skills Curriculum for
LD/Struggling Students

- Grades 6-12
- Contains 122 activities
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It is important to take written notes in class. Taking notes requires you to focus on what your teacher is saying. Further, your notes will contain important information that may not be in your textbooks. Good notes will help you prepare for tests. Here are some tips that will help you take good notes.  
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Free teaching tip Here are some ideas for introducing fun into your math instruction. ... Another free teaching tip A key to success in the classroom is to gain and hold your students' respect. Here are some ways you can do this. Know your subject matter. If you don't, your students will rightfully question if they can learn anything from you. A thorough knowle ...
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Free Study Tip Always focus when you study. Have a snack and then sit down where there will be no distractions so you can concentrate on what you're doing.
submitted by Brianna Epps
Student, 6th grade
Birmingham, Alabama
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Dr. Charles T. Mangrum and Dr. Stephen S. Strichart are two former university professors who formed Mangrum-Strichart Learning Resources in 1997. The study skills curriculums & instructional programs they have developed for students from elementary school through college are used in schools, tutoring centers, and homeschooling throughout the United States, Canada, and many other parts of the world.

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Another free Study Tip The problem of when to study is critical. A good rule of thumb is that studying should be carried out only when you are rested, alert, and have planned for it. Last minute studying just before a class is usually a waste of time.
  submitted by Alex Nachatilo
Student, 9th Grade
Spearfish, South Dakota, USA
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors Do all your studying 2 nights before a test. Then the day before the test, go to a movie. Trust me. It works for me.
  submitted by Cryton Fulk
Student, 12th Grade
Lamont, Alberta, Canada
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