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Choosing a College

 
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Study Skills Curriculum for
Upper Elementary and Middle School


- Grades 4-8
- Contains 121 activities
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Choosing the right college can be a difficult task. Here are some tips that can help you select colleges that are appropriate for you. For each potential college, start by finding out the success rate of students in obtaining employment upon graduation.    
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Using Reference Sources

 
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Study Skills Curriculum
for High School


- Grades 9-12
- Contains 113 activities
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As you go through school, you will need to use reference sources to find information about topics, locate facts, and answer questions. Five types of reference sources you should use are a dictionary, a thesaurus, an encyclopedia, an almanac, and an atlas. Each type is available in print, on CD-ROMs, and on the Internet. Read on to learn about each of the five types of reference sources.  
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Number Properties

 
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Study Skills Curriculum for
LD/Struggling Students


- Grades 6-12
- Contains 122 activities
- Online assessment
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There are four basic properties of numbers: commutative, associative, distributive, and identity. You should be familiar with each of these. It is especially important to understand these properties once you reach advanced math such as algebra and calculus. Read on to learn about each of these properties along with examples of their use.  
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Free teaching tip Students who do not master math facts will likely have increasing difficulty in math as they progress through the grades. Math in the higher grades involves ... Another free teaching tip Class participation is an important aspect of student success, but is difficult to evaluate. Here is a simple scale you can use to grade student participation. ...
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Free Study Tip You should listen to whatever your teacher says. Write it and then go back and highlight the important details.
 
submitted by Kam Watts
Student, 2007
Los Angeles, California, 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 Self-trust is the most important thing.
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Changsha, China
 
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors Sometimes the stuff I have to study is boring. I try to make it fun. Sometimes I make up a song about it. Other times I think of something funny about it. Then I can study it harder and remember it better.
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