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Study Skills Articles

Includes more than 100 practical articles written by Dr. Strichart. 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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Print Curriculums

Separate skills-based curriculums for grades 4 to 8, 9-12, and struggling learners. Each curriculum contains a student activity book with more than 100 engaging activities requiring writing, a teacher's guide, and an optional online assessment tied directly to the skills taught in the curriculum.

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Online Curriculums

Separate skills-based curriculums for grades 4 to 8, 9 to 12, and struggling learners. Same content as our print curriculums. Students complete all activities online. All work is automatically saved. Teachers can view and comment on students' work. Students can view teachers' comments.

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Study Skills Guides

Separate guides for elementary, middle, and high school. Each guide presents 20 study skills topics in a colorful format, each on a separate page. The guides are designed for students to carry with them for quick reference. Similar study skills handbooks are available for struggling learners.

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Study Skills Articles

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Taking Notes in Class
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Study skills self-assessments

Each assessment takes about five minutes to complete. You will immediately see your score along with recommendations.

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Study Tips

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

Some of my friends cram the night before an exam. I do the very opposite. I do things to relax and then get a good night's sleep. I don't give any thought to the exam until the morning.

Freddie Rodriguez, Student, Going into 10th grade    Georgia


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Take notes in class. They don't need to be neat but just easy for you to read. Write down as much as you can and then when you get home rewrite the notes in a notebook with organization and great penmanship!

Kayla B, Student, 9th grade    Illinois


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Teaching Tips

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

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.


Response Time

Give students adequate time to respond to questions you ask during a lecture or a discussion. Allowing sufficient time enables students to think a question through before responding. The period of silence between your question and a student response is actually a positive.