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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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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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Study Tips

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When you study, try to keep your study time on a schedule for each class so you don't study too much on one class and it ends up too late to study for another class. This way you can change the schedule around, like the day before a test add more time for the class that you have the test in.

Kaleb Remy, Student, 8    Indiana


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Use note cards...first write the vocabulary word or problem on one side and the definition or the problem on the other side. Study each card about 5 times each night for about a week or so before the test. This will help you do great on your test!

Dakota Hauck, Student, 9th grade    Pennsylvania


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Selective Attention

Students are apt to do many things in class that you do not approve of. You can go crazy trying to respond to everything. Some of these things can be ignored without negative consequences. Save your energy for those things that have to be attended to.


Mass Nouns

Point out that most nouns can be counted such as three books, four nickles. Contrast these with mass nouns that can not be counted, such as bread, rice. Have your students identify which of the following nouns are mass nouns: mail, zebra, room, gold, grass, school, sugar, town, robin, peanut butter, air, package, card , clothing. (mail, gold, grass, sugar, peanut butter, air, clothing).