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Help Kids Study By Having Them Pretend They’re On a YouTube Show 

If a kid is struggling with learning school material, it’s tough to know how to help. Parents try to offer guidance, saying, “Make flashcards,” “Listen to some classical music,” or “Ask Google.” What might make the biggest impact, though, is to have them change roles.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Skim a Textbook When You Don’t Have Time to Read

I’ve been both a student and an instructor, and I totally get it. Textbooks are dry and hard to read. But if you don’t have time to read the whole chapter like you’re supposed to, there is actually a better solution than just glazing your eyes over the first paragraph a few times.Read more… Continue […]

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If You Want to Do Better in School, Ask for Help 

Studying can feel like a solitary activity—looking back at my student days, I remember sitting alone at a desk with just my textbooks, highlighters, cans of Coke and expanding self-doubt. If I didn’t understand a concept, or couldn’t find an answer, I’d search deeper into the pages, desperately, thinking maybe there…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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If You Want to Do Better in School, Ask for Help 

Studying can feel like a solitary activity—looking back at my student days, I remember sitting alone at a desk with just my textbooks, highlighters, cans of Coke and expanding self-doubt. If I didn’t understand a concept, or couldn’t find an answer, I’d search deeper into the pages, desperately, thinking maybe there…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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