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Study Skills Articles

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 skills self-assessments

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Study Tips

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

What I've found is that the key to good studying is understanding. It is much easier to remember information if you understand it. Just memorizing information can only go so far.

Henry Rollins, Student, 10th grade    California


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After you have completed a study guide, make a quiz with all of the information. After that there are different options to choose from when quizzing yourself. I find that it helps a lot with memorizing the material.

Faith Wilkie, Student, 12th grade    Michigan


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Teaching Tips

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

Delayed Feedback

Here is something that happens to all teachers. You prepare and teach a wonderful lesson, but when the bell rings, the students leave without saying a word about how good it was. You cannot rely on instant gratification. Instead, keep in mind that some things you do in class will influence students for years to come.


Hold on to Thank You Notes

Maintain a folder in which to keep anything that is complimentary from your students and their parents. As you know, there will be times when you wonder if what you are doing is worthwhile. It will help to go through the compliments whenever you have this feeling.