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Free teaching tip Struggling Math Learners - for students who struggle with learning math concepts, practice some of these teaching tips. ... Another free teaching tip Students must often master the concepts, ideas, and themes that are present in a novel. One of the best ways to teach students to do this is by using the "fishbowl" technique. ...
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Free Study Tip When you have to read about a science experiment, make sure you know the difference between a control group and an experimental group. The experimental group gets the experimental treatment while the control group doesn't.
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Jacksonville, Florida, USA
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Another free Study Tip If there is something you always like to do (e.g., watching T.V.), do it. You will totally be more focused. Because if you don't you'll be telling yourself you're bored and that's not good. Plus an elementary teacher or principal told my mother to do that for me. It Works For Me. Try it!
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Honoluu, Hawaii, USA
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors My study tip is don't write all of your information. Just write what is really important.
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