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Study Skills Articles

Includes more than 100 practical articles written by Dr. Strichart. 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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Study Tips

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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Self-Assessments

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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Print Curriculums

Separate skills-based curriculums for grades 4 to 8, 9-12, and struggling learners. Each curriculum contains a student activity book with more than 100 engaging activities requiring writing, a teacher's guide, and an optional online assessment tied directly to the skills taught in the curriculum.

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Separate skills-based curriculums for grades 4 to 8, 9 to 12, and struggling learners. Same content as our print curriculums. Students complete all activities online. All work is automatically saved. Teachers can view and comment on students' work. Students can view teachers' comments.

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Study Skills Guides

Separate guides for elementary, middle, and high school. Each guide presents 20 study skills topics in a colorful format, each on a separate page. The guides are designed for students to carry with them for quick reference. Similar study skills handbooks are available for struggling learners.

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Study skills self-assessments

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Study Tips

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

If you know a test is coming soon, say in about a week, try to study about 10-20 minutes each day. When the time of the test comes, you'll have studied at least an hour! It's better to spread out your studying over a long period of time, instead of cramming it in on one night. It helps the information soak in.

Mady S, Student, 7th    Texas


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Some of my teachers give open-book exams. Here's how I do well on these. I super organize my materials that I can use during the test. I write summaries for my notes and use lots of sticky sheets in my text with comments on them. You want to be able to find the information you need to answer the questions fast.

Kendra Williams, Student, 10th grader    Pennsylvania


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Teaching Tips

Here are two teachings tips from our collection of over 250 practical tips

Saving Students Work

Provide a file drawer in which you have a folder for each student in your class. Each student can file writing projects and important graded assignments in his or her folder. Encourage students to discard unneeded materials so that the folders do not become overly bulky.


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.