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Here are two study tips from over 1,500 tips submitted by students and teachers
I keep an ongoing list of the things I have to do for school. I write the things I absolutely MUST do in red. I put a check and the date next to something when I do it. I used to cross them out but this way I can go back and see what I did. If I write something but then don't have to do it, then I cross it out. So far I haven't crossed out anything I wrote in red.
Armando Lopez, Student, high school Nevada
Do not study if you are tired, angry, distracted, or in a hurry. When the brain is relaxed, it is like a sponge and it naturally absorbs data without effort. If you are emotionally stressed, your brain literally repels data. Forcing yourself to sit and study when your mind is on other things is a complete waste of time!
Swathy Nair, Student, 7 Grade United Arab Emirates
Here are two teachings tips from our collection of over 250 practical tips
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.
Hold on to Thank You Notes
Maintain a folder in which to keep anything that is complimentary from your students and their parents. As you know, there will be times when you wonder if what you are doing is worthwhile. It will help to go through the compliments whenever you have this feeling.