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Test-Taking Tips for Unlimited Benefits

Test-Taking Tips for Unlimited Benefits

Mostly Advantageous With High School starting to pick up after the first month and midterm season starting in most Post-Secondary institutions, it’s as good a time as any to start talking about tests. Love them or hate them, good test taker or otherwise, they’re a large part of the marking scheme for students in their later…

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22 Sep Posted by in Leadership and Skills Development, Learning Methodologies and Styles, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Get Through High School – and Enjoy It!

How to Get Through High School – and Enjoy It!

How to Get Through High School – and Enjoy It!

I remember how scary the first day of high school was. High school was different than my first days at other schools. There were lots of other new kids but the school was also so much bigger, and the students seemed so much older! It was all very intimidating. On top of that, I felt…

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01 Mar Posted by in Fun Activities, Leadership and Skills Development, Learning Methodologies and Styles, Parenting, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Exploring How Reading Improves our Minds

Exploring How Reading Improves our Minds

Exploring How Reading Improves our Minds

Although the idea of reading for fun may cause some people to laugh aloud and exclaim “in what world is reading fun?”, for many people reading is actually considered to be a very enjoyable and relaxing activity.  If you have not found reading to be an enjoyable activity in the past, that doesn’t mean that…

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09 Feb Posted by in Learning Methodologies and Styles, Managing Your Education, Study Strategies, Study Tips and Strategies, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Keys to Success in University: Time Management and Prioritizing

Keys to Success in University: Time Management and Prioritizing

Keys to Success in University: Time Management and Prioritizing

The beginning of a student’s first year at University is usually a very busy time, and often students end up feeling overwhelmed. One of the most effective ways to ensure that you feel in control during this busy time is to develop strong time management skills, and learn how to prioritize the different tasks that…

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5 Simple Steps to Improve your Confidence for Test-Taking

5 Simple Steps to Improve your Confidence for Test-Taking

It is not a far stretch to say that preparation for any test at school begins in the classroom. Any material that is covered in class could appear on a test, and the time spent with the material in class is practice for a test. There are many things you can do for yourself to…

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30 Jun Posted by in Education, Learning Methodologies and Styles, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Resources, Study Tips and Strategies, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Research: Uses and Techniques for Students

Research: Uses and Techniques for Students

Research: Uses and Techniques for Students

Why Research? It is difficult to write or present a convincing argument if adequate research to support your statement(s) has not been first completed. Using a variety of sources shows that the information being presented is accurate and therefore, is more trustworthy. Proper research can be a lot more complicated than it seems, though; there…

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4 Simple Steps to Increase Your Problem Solving Mastery

4 Simple Steps to Increase Your Problem Solving Mastery

Every single subject taught in school is evaluated in one way: by having students solve problems. These problems take many different forms. In English, you may be asked to write about literary features of a book, poem, or play. In history, you may be asked to analyze a particular historical event, and its effects on…

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Computers in the Classroom

Computers in the Classroom

Computers have not been around very long, but in the time that they have been, they have improved greatly. Computers today are much smaller, faster, and more powerful than those of just a few years ago. The number of people who own a computer has also skyrocketed. Many people even own multiple computers, including desktops,…

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Make Learning Fun for Younger Students

Make Learning Fun for Younger Students

As anyone who was has worked with younger students before knows it can be quite difficult to keep them interested in learning, especially if they’re having difficulty in class already. Trying to force them to stay engage will usually end up with both parties feeling frustrated and will thus, hinder progress. Below are some tips to make…

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07 Mar Posted by in Learning Methodologies and Styles, Parenting, Study Strategies, Study Tips and Strategies, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Effective Note-Taking Strategies

Effective Note-Taking Strategies

Effective Note-Taking Strategies

Note taking is often an underappreciated skill that can really make the difference when it comes time to study for a test or an exam but isn’t really taught in school. Below you will find some tips on how to improve your note taking. Shortcuts It can help to develop a system of abbreviations and…

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