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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 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

Always try to study using a table lamp. It helps to build a lot of concentration because your field of view is reduced to a table on which your book is placed.

Sunil Kumar, Student, 12    Rajasthan, India


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When I take notes from a textbook chapter, I do it a section at a time. First I read a section to see what is important, and then I read it again and take my notes. This way I don't do a lot of writing about stuff that is not important. Also, it makes it easier when I study my notes for a test.

Roberto Herrera, Student, College - 3rd year    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA


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Teaching Tips

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

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).


Good Writing Position

Whether your students are writing in print or cursive (a disappearing form), they can improve the legibility of their writing by maintaining a good writing position. Writing in a good position promotes proper size, formation, and spacing of letters