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Study Skills Curriculum for
Upper Elementary and Middle School

- Grades 4-8
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Just as in high school, success in college requires high motivation and effort, strong study skills, effective time management, and good test-taking strategies. Here are some ideas that will help you succeed in college. One thing that is important is to have clear goals for your college experience.    
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Controlling Procrastination

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Study Skills Curriculum
for High School

- Grades 9-12
- Contains 113 activities
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Procrastination is putting off or avoiding doing something that you must do. Excessive procrastination can result in guilt feelings about not doing the task that should be done, and anxiety since the task still must be done. It can cause poor performance if you hurriedly try to complete a task with little time remaining. Here are twenty things you can do to control procrastination.  
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Number Properties

Study skills curriculum for learning disabled

Study Skills Curriculum for
LD/Struggling Students

- Grades 6-12
- Contains 122 activities
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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 Study Tip I always do things such as reading that require the most concentration in the morning.
submitted by Ronit Kishore
Student, 9
Delhi, India
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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 I try to study in short blocks with breaks in between than to study for long, undisturbed periods at a time. I remember things much better and I can concentrate really well!
  submitted by Aaron Park
Student, Year 12
Auckland, New Zealand
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors If you find any questions which your unable to do, don't skip them. Try them again and again. If you are still not able to do them, then ask your teacher or a peer for help.
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Student, 9th grade
Dubao, United Arab Emirates
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