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A goal is something you want to achieve. Each goal you set should state what you will do and when you will accomplish it. Your goals should be within your skills and abilities, realistic, flexible, measureable, and within your control.  
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As you read, you may come across a word you cannot identify. It may be a word you think you know but cannot identify, or it may be a word that is new to you. Read on to learn about an eight step strategy that will help you identify words in these situations.
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Free teaching tip Students are often reluctant to write. Guiding them through the steps that follow can help overcome their reluctance. 1. Have students think about and discuss topics about which ... Another free teaching tip Students often complain that they are bored in school. Research shows that students learn more when they enjoy what they are doing. Here are some ways you can bring a sense of enjoyment to your classes without compromising your instructional goals. ...
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Free Study Tip When you want to remember something, put it in your mind, and try to say it at different times. I think it will help you to study well.
submitted by Sameh  Salama
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Another free Study Tip Reading your notes and extracting questions that you think your teacher may ask you is an excellent way to study because 9 times out of 10 those questions are on the exam !
  submitted by Leyla W
Student, 2nd year, University
Toronto, Canada
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors Make sure you have all the materials you need to study. Have a small snack before you start. Have a pencil, a highlighter, post-it notes, your assignments and a helpful resource. If you get tired take a 5 minute break with NO electronics.
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Student, Starting 7th grade
Buffalo, New York
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