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Forming an acronym is a good strategy to use to remember information in any order. An acronym is a word that is formed from the first letter of each fact to be remembered. An acronym can be a real word or a nonsense word that you are able to pronounce. Read on to learn how to form acronyms.  
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Evaluating Information Sources

Information sources may be primary (direct or firsthand information), secondary (analyze, interpret, or discuss information about a primary information source), or tertiary (compile or index primary and secondary information sources). You should critically evaluate any source of information you use. Here are the most important criteria to employ when evaluating information sources.
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Free teaching tip Here are some things you will have to do when teaching social studies. ... Another free teaching tip Benjamin Franklin said "A place for everything, everything in its place." If you look around your classroom you will probably see many messy student desks. Instructional materials may ...
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Free Study Tip Set your mind by visualizing yourself in the future. Think of a very successful and educated person. See yourself as that person. Lastly, compete with the best student in your class.
submitted by Cembi Unathi Nomvula
Teacher, 8th grade
Cape Town, South Africa
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Another free Study Tip "I read the textbook out loud so that the information will remain in my brain. I also concentrate to make sure I understand my notes. If I get tired I have a break for at least 5 minutes. I use my notes to review the final week before the exam"
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Student, 7th grade
Ajman, United Arab Emirates
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors I take as many pieces of paper as I need for the subject I'm studying. I write questions and answers on each. I place them on my floor. I'll look away, think of the answer, then look back to see if its right. What I do it makes it so much easier to do better on a test or quiz!
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Student, 10
Jackson, New Jersey, USA
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