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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

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When I write answers to questions or definitions for new words, I write them as short as possible. Then I review my answers and definitions. The important thing is to make them as short as possible. This makes them easier to remember.

Kyla Mays, Student, 7th grade    Kentucky


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If you find a topic difficult to learn, try to explain how to learn it to others. Once you know how to do it, review it by explaining it to others who do not know how to do it.

Priyanka Pareek, Student, 10th grade    India


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Budgeting Activity

In these troubled economic times, a good social studies activity is to have your students develop plans for how they can help their families cut expenses. Have them consider costs such as transportation, food, clothing, entertainment, and other areas of expense. Students will learn about budgeting (tie in to math) and responsibility. Have the students share their plans with the class.


Seat Students at Tables

I seat my students in groups of four or five at tables. This allows students to face each other and interact in positive ways. Students can work together in a cooperative manner. Also, it is easier for me to manage their behavior since I have to monitor several groups rather than twenty-five to thirty students.