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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

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

The first and last sentence in a paragraph are very important. If you are in a hurry these are the words to read. Also, if time permits, read each paragraph three times. First, a general scan; second, a quick read; third, a read for facts etc. Learn as much as you can. It will pay off in the years after your formal education.

Joel Willenbring, Teacher, Community College    California


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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.

Alex Nachatilo, Student, 9th Grade    South Dakota


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Teaching Tips

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Transition from recess or PE

Some students become overly excited and even hyperactive following recess or PE. Follow the physical activity with a brief quiet time (five to ten minutes) in which the students listen to calming music. You can also do this after a test or a long period of seat work. Doing this can also have the positive by-product of developing your students' appreciation for music.


Listening for Verbal Signals

Encourage your students to listen for verbal signals as you and other teachers lecture. Focus on statements that signal key concepts (e.g., most important), support for a point (e.g., for instance), differences (e.g., on the other hand), and summarization (e.g., in conclusion).

Your students will be more effective note takers if they pay attention to these verbal signals.