Learn techniques for developing and improving your study habits, no matter your age or grade level, from early elementary years to high school and college. Learn about the different note taking and comprehension strategies you can employ during lecture time and reading assignments, and then settle on one that best suits your learning style and strengths. Best of all, find great tips for staying organized and on top of all your books, assignments, papers and tests, without stressing and without last-minute scrambling.
You can manage your school work load and manage your nerves too, by following the study and learning tips compile here by teachers, professors, college students and education professionals who understand the techniques and study strategies that make the difference between failing, passing and exceling.
There is much talk these days about online tutoring. Many sites make claims that sound great, but how do you know if it will work for your child? Consider the following factors to make the best decision for your child.
Though I’ve been fascinated by mnemonics for many years I wouldn’t say I’m an expert in the field. But what I can say is that memory techniques have aided (and abetted!) me for decades.
Here are some ideas that might help you at school or in any other walk of life for that matter.
Paper mache is one of the most versatile craft mediums available. Easy to create and extremely easy to work with, paper mache is a fun, simple and open ended craft project. Try some of these recipes on projects on a rainy day, or use to create projects for school.
Is your kindergartener bringing home a folder full of photocopied worksheets for homework each night? Do you struggle with him each day to finish and feel like you’re fighting an uphill battle? Many education experts are now questioning the appropriateness of homework for our youngest students.
High school does not need to be as difficult as you might think. With good study habits, time management and motivation, high school students like you can breeze this stage. Check out this study guide as you strengthen your high school study skills.
Spelling can be challenging for many young students as well as adults who have seen their spelling skills dwindling in the aftermath of social media restrictions to 140 characters per entry. The creative shorthand used in every day smartphone texting makes correctly spelled words often seem odd.
In 2010 filmmakers from Lafayette, California, created a film called “The Race to Nowhere.” This film chronicles the pressures students face in what the filmmakers deem is an “achievement culture.” I’m here to say that this is nothing new, and I grew up in Lafayette, I know that pressure too well.
Have you ever thought of enrolling in a workshop on success? How about undergoing your own? If that sounds great, let Napoleon Hill take you on a journey to success with his book, “The Law of Success.”
It can be difficult for parents if their child doesn’t seem to thrive in school or enjoy learning. However, there are some easy ways to motivate children to do well in school, even if it seems that they do not want to learn.
You can find a variety of topics and genres in this list for tenth grade. By reading not only your required books, but also these recommended books, you will enhance your school experience and your life.
Studying for tests and finals can seem daunting at first, but there are a lot of ways to make your study time go faster and more smoothly. From finding the right location to using notes effectively, here are some tips that prove that study skills and high school students don’t have to be at odds.
If your teacher has assigned a project, do you have a clue what to do? How are you going to manage working in the group you were assigned? This article will give you some pointers on how to get an A or at least improve your performance in making a school project.
Elementary school students often have to prepare individual projects for science, history, or art classes. Parents can help their children successfully complete assigned projects in several ways–by purchasing materials, offering guidance with certain tasks, and encouraging time management skills.
Do you feel as if your English teacher gave you a summer reading assignment just to be cruel? Unless you’re really unlucky, that’s probably not the case. Read on to discover the numerous connections between summer reading and high school achievement. You might be surprised.