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Study Skills Curriculum for
Upper Elementary and Middle School

- Grades 4-8
- Contains 121 activities
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Multiple-choice tests require you to recognize a correct answer among a set of options. Here are nine things to do when studying for a multiple-choice test. First, assemble all of the materials that contain the information that will be covered on the test. This includes your textbook, textbook notes, class notes, and teacher handouts.    
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Study Skills Curriculum
for High School

- Grades 9-12
- Contains 113 activities
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Here are some practical math tips that will come in handy. Read on to learn about tips for rounding a number, finding an average, determining if two fractions are equivalent, finding a percentage, and changing a decimal to a percentage.  
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Study skills curriculum for learning disabled

Study Skills Curriculum for
LD/Struggling Students

- Grades 6-12
- Contains 122 activities
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When making an oral presentation in class, you must know your subject well and convince your audience that they have something to gain from listening to you. Here are some things you can do to make an effective presentation. First, be prepared. Research your topic to ensure that you are knowledgeable about it. Practice your presentation until you feel comfortable.  
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Free Study Tip Don`t ever think about what happens around you. Just focus on yourself and your future.
submitted by Sarah Ettarrass
Student, 1
Casablanca, Morocco
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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.

Dr. Mangrum and Dr. Strichart have authored textbooks and curriculum materials for many major publishers. They have published numerous articles and research studies in professional journals, and have made major presentations at state, national, and international conferences.

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Another free Study Tip Do not relax too much while studying. When you study be sure that your focus is on studying and not on any other things.
  submitted by Ara P.
Student, 11th
Dapitan, Philippines
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors When writing a research paper, it is always best to have a large flat surface to work on so that you can spread out your sources. The kitchen table works well for this. Also, book stands (like cookbook stands) are great for holding up large textbooks while reading or studying. That will save your neck and back from a lot of pain.
  submitted by Rose G.
Student, Graduate School UCLA
Los Angeles, California, USA
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