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Study Skills Curriculum for
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- Grades 4-8
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You can help your children succeed in school by helping them follow these 10 tips. One thing to do is to insist they keep their schoolbags or backpacks neat. At least once a week, have you children empty them and make them neater. You will be amazed by what they might find! Often, some "lost" notes or homework will show up just in time.    
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Study Skills Curriculum
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- Grades 9-12
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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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Taking Notes in Class

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Study Skills Curriculum for
LD/Struggling Students

- Grades 6-12
- Contains 122 activities
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Taking good notes is a three-stage process in which you should get ready to take notes before class, take notes during class, and rewrite your notes after class. Read on to learn about these three stages and what you should do in each stage.  
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Free Study Tip I always study in the same surroundings. Same place, same time, with or without music, etc. It helps me to remember what I learned.
submitted by Kirsten R.
Student, 9th Grade
Tulsa, Oklahoma, 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 Use the holidays to try to catch up with your mates or even get ahead of them. Review the syllabus for each of your classes and take good study notes. Get a good night's sleep before the day of a test. Exercise is good for the brain so try to do at least 30 minutes of exercise every day.
  submitted by Adejoke A
Student, Secondary
Lagos, Nigeria
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors Study during the evening between 6 and 9 and write down what you remember just before you go to sleep. In the morning when you wake up try to recall the information you studied the previous night. Then glance at what you wrote. In this way you will not forget what you studied. Practice and hard work gives better results.
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Bachelor of Engineering
Mysore, India
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