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Study Skills Curriculum for
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- Grades 4-8
- Contains 121 activities
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It is natural to feel some anxiety when preparing for and taking a test. However, too much anxiety can interfere with your studying and test performance. Read on to learn about 20 things you can do to reduce test anxiety.    
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Study Skills for high school students

Study Skills Curriculum
for High School


- Grades 9-12
- Contains 113 activities
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Like everything else, the cost of college keeps going up. Fortunately, there are various forms of financial aid that can help you meet these costs. These fall into the following three basic categories: grants or scholarships, student loans, and work-study programs.  
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Pegwords

 
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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The pegword strategy is a good strategy to use when you must remember a number of ideas such as five reasons we should conserve energy. Pegwords are words that rhyme with number words. Each pegword is substituted for a number word and is then associated with information to be remembered. For example, 'run' is substituted for 'one.' Read on to learn about the pegwords for one through ten and how to use them to remember information.  
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Free Study Tip While studying, concentration is the most important thing. If there is no concentration your hard work is wasted. It would be like trying to fill a bucket that has a hole in it.
 
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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 Math has always been hard for me. I'm in algebra now. I'm real careful to copy down ALL the steps my teacher uses when she shows us how to solve a problem. Miss one step and you'll be lost later. Also, don't just try to memorize formulas. You have to understand them and practice using them.
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A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors I am 27 and trying to do an at-home study course. I procrastinate and lack motivation because I'm a hands-on learner. I made some of my questions into projects for myself. My high school age cousin who has the same characteristics as myself struck a deal with me. She'll work hard all weekend if I do and we talk about it at night. When I make a deal I stick to it.
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