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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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Online Curriculums

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

Each assessment takes about five minutes to complete. You will immediately see your score along with recommendations.

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Study Tips

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

When I get bored with my reading assignment, I take a break and read something that I'm enjoying. Then I get back to my assignment. I take careful notes from my reading assignments.

Carr Rosina, Student, 9th grade    Accra, Ghana


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Set your priority for which subjects you want to study first, starting with the hardest subject you cope with. Afterwards, study at a regular time each day so it goes into your routine. When your schedule clashes with your studying time, change your studying time to either before or after your clashed time.

Charlotte Ko, Student, 9th Grade    Hong Kong


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Teaching Tips

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

Don't Assume Understanding

Teachers often make the mistake of asking students if they understand something. Students will almost always say that they do, even when they don't. Instead, ask them to explain it to you. You can then expand their understanding.


Seat Students at Tables

I seat my students in groups of four or five at tables. This allows students to face each other and interact in positive ways. Students can work together in a cooperative manner. Also, it is easier for me to manage their behavior since I have to monitor several groups rather than twenty-five to thirty students.