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Articles tagged with: Study Tips

25
October
2016

Reading Comprehension Strategy Tools

A Comprehensive Set of Graphic Organizers & Reading Comprehension Tools For Educators & Parents

Reading Comprehension Strategy Tools

Use these 7 reading comprehension strategy tools and graphic organizers to guide reading lessons and tutoring sessions with your student(s).  Designed for teachers, parents or students, these tools help build reading comprehension by allowing students to more effectively organize information found within reading passages, in books or on exams.  Feel free to download, print, or share!  If you are interested in more free reading tools, please let us know in the comments section below.

Written by: Shayna Pond

16
July
2016

How To Effectively Study For Exams

How To Effectively Study For Exams

When preparing for tests, there are various strategies that can help you develop a deep understanding of lesson material.  This level of understanding is especially critical for success in math and science.  The private tutoring professionals at Action Potential Learning have outlined some of these strategies in a new article; so make sure you use these tips when preparing for your next exam.

16
July
2016

Improve your focus while studying

Improve your focus while studying

You’ve got stacks of notes and problems to solve before your next test- how do you stay focused long enough to make sure you understand the material?  For most students, having the discipline to focus on studying difficult, boring, or long notes is the most challenging part of preparing for a test or completing assignments.  This article, put together by the education experts at Action Potential Learning gives a simple procedure for you to follow to make sure you maximize your performance on tests and homework.

16
July
2016

How Efficient Are Your Study Habits?

Take Our Studying Self Survey

How Efficient Are Your Study Habits?

Studying is not just about taking the time to review a concept covered in class. Great studying happens in the classroom, at home, and even while you are taking your test. Quiz yourself now! Take this survey, put together by the education professionals at Action Potential Learning to identify your study strengths and weaknesses and help you understand what you can do to improve your performance next year.

Free Downloadable Tool Available With This Article

16
July
2016

How to Solve Difficult Math Problems

How to Solve Difficult Math Problems

Do you have a hard time analyzing word problems? Even if you’re great at solving an algebraic equation, setting up the problem first can sometimes pose a challenge. In subjects like Math, Physics or Chemistry, you not only need to be able to understand the question but you also need to use the correct equation before solving for the correct answer.
The GUESS method is a common method taught by teachers and used by students to help focus on what the question is asking and get the right answer. Let’s review it now!

16
July
2016

How to Organize and Study Equations For a Test

How to Organize and Study Equations For a Test

Classes like IPC, Chemistry, and Physics require you to solve multiple equations to demonstrate you learned and completely understand the material. (For students who may struggle with solving word problems, refer to our article on using the GUESS method as one way of approaching difficult problems.) Many times your teacher will require you to read a problem and know which equation you should use to solve it. Studying for this may not always be so simple- you can’t just memorize an equation, because you still need to understand how to apply it when solving problems from a word problem. There are four major components to properly studying equations for a test. Read the below article to find out and be sure to download our free Equation Organizer Tool!

16
July
2016

Study Your Test After You Have Taken It

How To Learn From Incorrect Test Answers

Study Your Test After You Have Taken It

When most people think of studying, they imagine themselves poring over books and notes for hours and days before a big exam.  After the exam, many students leave the material they just learned behind them and begin focusing on the next big test.  In order to improve performance on future tests, however, students need to study old tests to find patterns in their past performance, and then set goals on how to improve.  Check out the top 10 reasons for choosing a wrong answer with some tips on how to improve for the future.  Then, use our free download test analysis rubric to analyze future tests and improve your scores.

16
July
2016

How to Get Your Teacher to Like You!

How to Get Your Teacher to Like You!

No, I’m not referring to giving presents, trying to be a teacher’s pet, or giving your teacher compliments. When it comes to teachers, being a model student is the best way to win their hearts. So, why is it important for a teacher to like you? Teachers are people too, and they will be more willing to help you out in class if they are fond of you and feel respected by you. Follow these tips to show teachers you respect them, and watch your performance in class soar!

16
July
2016

The ISEE: Practical Studying and Test Taking Tips

The ISEE: Practical Studying and Test Taking Tips

Many parents assume that since the ISEE tests students on their academic achievement for private school admission, students can simply take the test to demonstrate their abilities without any prior preparation.  While this is true for some students, the ISEE, like any other standardized test, is susceptible to testing and answering strategies as well as to studying. In this article, we’ll discuss a few methods to help students perform their best for the upcoming ISEE.

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