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Sometimes a change of scenery may help. No matter how good your study place is, occasionally you may become bored studying there. Try taking your study materials to the library or perhaps, to a quiet place in the park at these times.

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Lecture Styles

Lectures given by teachers are usually organized in one of the following lecture styles: topic-list, question-answer, compare-contrast, series of events, cause-effect, and problem-solution. Identifying the lecture style used by your teacher will help you take good notes. Read on to learn about each lecture style.  
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Essay Direction Words

Most essay test items are presented as a statement that includes a direction word. The direction word tells you what you should do when you write your response to the item. Here are the direction words that are most frequently used by teachers when they write essay test items. The meaning of each direction word is provided and is followed by an example of an essay test item that uses the direction word.
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Free teaching tip Students tend to get restless toward the end of a class session. This is especially true in the upper grades where students start to anticipate the bell that sounds the end of a class. Here is a productive way to curb this restlessness. ... Another free teaching tip A class newsletter is an informal way to communicate with parents. Here are some of the many things you can include in a newsletter. ...
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Free Study Tip At some point you may feel depressed and start hating everything related to studying. That's when you should study harder. Don't quit then and ruin all you have done before.
submitted by Fatma Azim
Student, Senior year
Cairo, Egypt
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Another free Study Tip Do not be afraid to ask your teacher what you have forgotten. They will be happy to help you no matter what. You show the teacher that you are trying hard when you ask questions.
  submitted by Bob C
Student, 6th
Denver, Colorado
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors I'm what's called an auditory learner. I have an app so I can record on my iPad. I record important information I have to remember for a test. I listen to the information many times. Hearing it helps me remember and so does all that repetition.
  submitted by Henry  Cisneros
Student, 10th Grade
Jacksonville, Florida
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