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Here are two study tips from over 1,500 tips submitted by students and teachers
I have a great science teacher. He always writes comments on how we could have improved our score when he returns tests. Maybe you can ask your teacher to do this. It really helps me do better the next time.
Karen L., Student, 11th Grade Pennsylvania
It is difficult for me to remember the lessons from teachers. So I need to note down the lessons. Then I study at home after I come back from school, and I read my notes twice. After that I write down what I remember. Try it everyday so your brain can become accustomed.
Wingu Ambarrukmi, Student, 6 Indonesia
Here are two teachings tips from our collection of over 250 practical tips
End-of-Class Review Time
Try to leave a few minutes at the end of class for students to review their written notes and ask questions. During this time, students can also compare their notes with those of other students. This will help ensure that students have an accurate set of notes.
Listening for Verbal Signals
Encourage your students to listen for verbal signals as you and other teachers lecture. Focus on statements that signal key concepts (e.g., most important), support for a point (e.g., for instance), differences (e.g., on the other hand), and summarization (e.g., in conclusion).
Your students will be more effective note takers if they pay attention to these verbal signals.