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Includes more than 100 practical articles. Topics include good study habits, managing time, reading and taking notes from textbooks, learning styles, preparing for college, study motivation, setting goals, and much more. Each can be printed.

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Includes more than 1,500 useful study tips submitted by students, teachers, and parents from all over the world. The tips range from elementary school through college, and even graduate school. You will see an archive of tips going all the way back to 2007.

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Includes assessments for learning style, test anxiety, procrastination, concentration, motivation, math study skills, social skills, and self-esteem. Each assessment takes about five minutes to complete. You will immediately see your score along with recommendations.

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Study Tips

Here are two study tips from over 1,500 tips submitted by students and teachers

Studying can be hard and I know that because I have to study a lot for my Ohio achievement tests. So if you need help do a little at a time. Study for about 1 hour to 1:30 mins. Take notes in class and pay more attention. I hope my tips are helpful to you and remember to study a little at a time.

Breanne B., Student, 4th Grade    Ohio


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When you take a math test be sure to show all your work. Do this very clearly. That way you can get some partial credit even if your solution is wrong.

Elizabeth A, Student, Entering 11th    Wyoming


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Teaching Tips

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Transition from recess or PE

Some students become overly excited and even hyperactive following recess or PE. Follow the physical activity with a brief quiet time (five to ten minutes) in which the students listen to calming music. You can also do this after a test or a long period of seat work. Doing this can also have the positive by-product of developing your students' appreciation for music.


Good Writing Position

Whether your students are writing in print or cursive (a disappearing form), they can improve the legibility of their writing by maintaining a good writing position. Writing in a good position promotes proper size, formation, and spacing of letters