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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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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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01 Oct Posted by in Education, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Resources, Study Strategies, Study Tips and Strategies, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Making This School Year Your Best Year Yet

Making This School Year Your Best Year Yet

Making This School Year Your Best Year Yet

It is that time of year again: students all across the continent are going back to school! Some students look forward to returning to the school routine, while other students dread it; in either case, it is always best to be as prepared as you can be, both mentally and physically. Here are some things…

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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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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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02 Feb Posted by in Colleges and Universities, Education, Learning Methodologies and Styles, Managing Your Education, Parenting, Study Strategies, Study Tips and Strategies, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Creating a College/ University Schedule: What to Consider

Creating a College/ University Schedule: What to Consider

Creating a College/ University Schedule: What to Consider

One of the best parts about heading to college or university is the change in your academic hours.  As a high school student, you most likely had a set schedule from 8 to 2 or 9 till 3 or so every day.  Post-secondary school gives you the flexibility and option to plan your school schedule…

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16 Dec Posted by in Managing Your Education, Parenting, Study Strategies, Study Tips and Strategies, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Staying Focused During the Holidays

Staying Focused During the Holidays

Staying Focused During the Holidays

The holidays can be a busy and distracting time for everyone, including students. With so much going on, including preparing, traveling, spending time with friends and family, etc. it may be easy to overlook your studies during this time. However, if you have homework or projects to be working on, it is important that you…

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