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Free teaching tip Some students are easily distracted. They have difficulty focusing and maintaining their attention. Try reinforcing these students for time spent on task (i.e., their attention is on what you want it to be). ... Another free teaching tip Familiarize your students with the many ways we use numbers. ...
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Free Study Tip Make a schedule. Pay attention in class. Take good notes. Plan ahead for tests and projects. If you have a bunch of stuff to learn, break it into smaller chunks. Using flash cards is a very effective strategy for studying. While you are studying, take breaks in between.
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Student, 8th grade
Islamabad, Pakistan
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Another free Study Tip Always pay good attention in class so you could take good notes so you could have them if you are going to take a test and you could study the notes too.
  submitted by Rickey Smith
Student, 4th Grade
Evanston, Illinois, USA
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors "Be attentive in class. Listen and try to understand in the class. Ask all your questions to the teacher before leaving class. Don't wait to cram until the exam comes. Every day revise the part you learned the other day. Try to recall it to put it into your long-term memory. Do all the work regularly and if you find anything difficult to learn write it until you learn it. Avoid all distractions when learning.
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Student, 9th grade
Male, Maldives
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