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Choosing a Major

 
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Study Skills Curriculum for
Upper Elementary and Middle School


- Grades 4-8
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A major is a specific subject area in which you will specialize during your college studies. Anywhere from one-third to one-half of the courses you take in college will be in your major or related to it. Choosing a college major is a very important but difficult task. Here are some things you can do to help you make the right decision.    
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Tips for Remembering

 
Study Skills for high school students

Study Skills Curriculum
for High School


- Grades 9-12
- Contains 113 activities
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Remembering is a tricky business. We can remember some things easily, yet cannot remember other things. We can remember some things for a long time, but other things seem to go in and out of a door in our mind. There is no 'magic pill' for remembering, but here are 10 tips that can help.  
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Essay Direction Words

 
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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Most essay test items are presented as a statement that includes a direction word. The direction word tells you what you should do when you write your response to the item. Here are the direction words that are most frequently used by teachers when they write essay test items. The meaning of each direction word is provided and is followed by an example of an essay test item that uses the direction word.  
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Free Study Tip Don't take studying as a burden. Just be cool and open your book. Sit with it and forget where you are sitting and the rest of the things in the world. Remember one thing: you have to complete your assigned topic.
 
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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 read in advance and then make an outline of what I have read. This makes it easier for me when it's class time.
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A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors When you are trying to study make sure you are calm. If you are studying or cramming things at the last minute make sure you are calm or else you will forget everything when you are doing your test.
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