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Good Listening in Class

 
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Study Skills Curriculum for
Upper Elementary and Middle School


- Grades 4-8
- Contains 121 activities
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It is important to be a good listener in class. Most of what you will have to learn is presented verbally by your teachers. Good listening in class is a cognitive act that requires you to pay attention and mentally process what the teacher says. Here are some things to do to be a good listener in class.    
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Number Properties

 
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Study Skills Curriculum
for High School


- Grades 9-12
- Contains 113 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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Loci Strategy

 
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Study Skills Curriculum for
LD/Struggling Students


- Grades 6-12
- Contains 122 activities
- Online assessment
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The loci strategy for remembering information is based on your familiarity with a place, such as your home. The strategy helps you remember lists of items through organization, visualization, and association. Read on to learn about each of the steps in the loci strategy.  
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Free Study Tip I try to keep to the time I have set aside for studying. For example if I decide to study for 2 hours first I do my homework and the time I have left in my two hour block I divide it between subjects I need to study for.
 
submitted by Garry B.
Student, 5th
Big Spring, Texas, 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.

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 If you want to study, do not study in front of your tv because you will lose your focus.
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Student, 5th grade
Malacca, Malaysia
 
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors When it's time to play, you play! When it's time to study, you study. Most important is that you must have a study plan. Just like Jackson Ng wrote, 'If you do not have a study plan, then you are heading for failure.
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