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Pegwords

 
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Study Skills Curriculum for
Upper Elementary and Middle School


- Grades 4-8
- Contains 121 activities
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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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Tutoring

 
Study Skills for high school students

Study Skills Curriculum
for High School


- Grades 9-12
- Contains 113 activities
- Online assessment
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The purpose of tutoring is to help students help themselves and to assist or guide them to the point at which they become independent, successful learners. This article discusses why you or your child might need tutoring and the benefits of tutoring. There are many possible reasons why you or your child may need tutoring. One is that the teacher or counselor recommends tutoring. A second reason is that grades are dropping.  
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Study Groups

 
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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A study group can be helpful when you trying to learn information and concepts and preparing for class discussions and tests. Read on to learn about the benefits of a study group, how to start a study group, the characteristics of a successful study group, and possible pitfalls of a study group.  
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Free Study Tip Before I start my studying I usually prepare a list of subjects that I need to study. Then I make my mind totally relaxed. I usually take short time breaks while studying so I can concentrate better.
 
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Student, 9th grade
Kollam, India
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Another free Study Tip When taking a test, I believe that you should read the directions, relax, and take a deep breath. Go through every question thoroughly and completely. Skip a question if it doesn't come to you. Pace yourself. Don't think too hard. DO YOUR BEST!
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Student, 7th Grade
New Lenox, Illinois, USA
 
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors Well, just concentrate on the topic that the teacher is teaching. Don't hold anything in your hand that can distract you while the teacher is teaching.
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Bhaktapur, Nepal
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