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Flexible Reading

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Study Skills Curriculum for
Upper Elementary and Middle School

- Grades 4-8
- Contains 121 activities
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To become a flexible reader, you need to know how to select and use a reading style that is consistent with your purpose for reading. Study Reading is used when the purpose is to read difficult material at a high level of comprehension. Skimming is used when the purpose is to quickly obtain a general idea about the reading material. Scanning is used when the purpose is to quickly locate a specific piece of information within reading material.    
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What Colleges Look For

Study Skills for high school students

Study Skills Curriculum
for High School

- Grades 9-12
- Contains 113 activities
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Getting into the college of your choice has become increasingly competitive. While there is some variability in what admissions offices look for, the following are the factors considered by most schools. One thing colleges look for is a rigorous high school class schedule. Doing well in AP and honors classes is a major plus.  
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Choosing a Career

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Study Skills Curriculum for
LD/Struggling Students

- Grades 6-12
- Contains 122 activities
- Online assessment
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Choosing a career is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Most people spend half or more of their waking hours at their jobs. While selecting a career can be a difficult process, the following tips can make this process easier for you. Extensive reading about potential careers is vital. You will discover details about careers that you were not aware of.  
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Free Study Tip Whenever I have many things to do, I classify them under the headings Important and Urgent, Not Important or Urgent, Important but Not Urgent, and Not Important and Not Urgent.
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Student, 6th grade
Singapore, Singapore
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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 I use flash cards to study vocabulary words. I write the word on one side and what it means on the other. I mix the cards up and look at the word. I say what it means and then look at the back to see if I was right. I have the cards with me and do this a lot of times.
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Student, 5th Grade
Louisville, Kentucky, USA
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors Always write a summary after each reading of what you learned. Think about when and where to apply it!
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Student, 12th
Kolkata, India
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