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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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Study Skills Articles

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Essay Direction Words
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Controlling Procrastination
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Building Vocabulary
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Math Tips
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Writing a Lab Report
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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 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

I have trouble just looking at a sheet of paper and memorizing things, so I came up with a new way of studying. When I study I make up chants or dances. I get active and have fun with it. It is good to do because "using all you senses" helps use different parts of your brain, helping you memorize better and faster.

Sarah J., Student, 7th    Highpoint, North Carolina, USA


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I prefer that every student should not memorize vocabulary words if they have a test the next day because when they have their test, all of the time they have done for memorizing, will be a drag because they will not memorize all of the meanings and the spellings. So they will have a failing grade.

Maile V., Student, 7th Grade    Honolulu, Hawaii, USA


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Teaching Tips

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

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.


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).