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Taking Notes in Class

 
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Study Skills Curriculum for
Upper Elementary and Middle School


- Grades 4-8
- Contains 121 activities
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Taking good notes is a three-stage process in which you should get ready to take notes before class, take notes during class, and rewrite your notes after class. Read on to learn about these three stages and what you should do in each stage.    
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Admission Essay

 
Study Skills for high school students

Study Skills Curriculum
for High School


- Grades 9-12
- Contains 113 activities
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Many colleges and universities require a college admission essay as part of their admission application. Writing this essay is an opportunity for you to stand out among the applicants and to prove you're a deserving candidate. Here are some things you should keep in mind as you write your essay.  
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Remembering Articles

Tips for Remembering

 
Study skills curriculum for learning disabled

Study Skills Curriculum for
LD/Struggling Students


- Grades 6-12
- Contains 122 activities
- Online assessment
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Remembering is a tricky business. We can remember some things easily, yet cannot remember other things. We can remember some things for a long time, but other things seem to go in and out of a door in our mind. There is no 'magic pill' for remembering, but here are 10 tips that can help.  
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Free teaching tip Words that have changed their meanings over time can make for an interesting class activity or discussion. Here are some of these words with their older meanings shown in parentheses. You can present each word and have your students try to identify i ... Another free teaching tip Your students should know the difference between active and passive voice when writing. Tell students that in a sentence using the active voice, the subject of the sentence ...
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Free Study Tip Some of my teachers don't make our assignments clear. I don't want to waste time doing the wrong thing. I'm not shy to ask a question if I'm not sure what I am supposed to do.
 
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Student, HIgh School
Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
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Dr. Charles T. Mangrum and Dr. Stephen S. Strichart are two former university professors who formed Mangrum-Strichart Learning Resources in 1997. The study skills curriculums & instructional programs they have developed for students from elementary school through college are used in schools, tutoring centers, and homeschooling throughout the United States, Canada, and many other parts of the world.

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Another free Study Tip If you want to pass, just put in effort, and you will succeed. If that effort means studying, do so.
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Student, 9th grade
Maryville, Tennessee
 
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors Read before class, take notes in class, and again read after class. This way you can have it in your mind fresh. Always rewrite the definitions of the words that are bold in the chapter so you can learn their meanings.
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