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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
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
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.