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Time-Management Skills

Successful students are often the best time managers. This skill of time management is one that can be easily learned. The first thing to understand is how you actually spend your time; and you can do this by simply keeping a journal for a couple of days. Record what you do each day, jotting down the amount of time you spend on all activities. Then you can take a closer look at where you spend your time. After you have identified how and where your time is spent, create aRead More


The Ways of Effective Study May Be Changing

The most mainstream thought of getting students to do their homework successfully is based on a few common sense steps. Just make sure your child has a quiet space, no distractions, have goals and don’t coerce your child. According to a writer at the New York Times this may be considered sketchy, at best. In fact Benedict Carey, calls it “sketch education research”. He also states that this approach may be completely incorrect. The folk wisdom and old wives tales should be thrown out and these somewhat counterintuitive tips shouldRead More


Studying Using Multiple Sources

Studying and homework can be difficult tasks at best. You may want to try incorporating multiple source studying into your homework. This is using multiple sources that you will review for your assignment. This includes lecture notes, handouts and your textbook. The Internet and any other such materials that are suggested by your teacher are also beneficial. If you are studying historical or professional people, read biographies or other material about them. Interviews with those people, if available, are also valuable. Students have also used fiction to understand a particularRead More


Have A Succesful School Year

Many college students love the beginning of the new school year. There’s a sense of excitement, anticipation and expectation in the air. With just a few easy to follow ideas and steps, students can have a successful year. Plan out the year. This should be a clear and concise path toward your goals, whether they are for additional schooling or a career path. Don’t forget to discuss this with those close around you with experience, such as family, teachers and guidance professions. Goal setting is important and should be measurableRead More


Balancing Sports and Study for a Good Education

A well-balanced education is important for any student. Many students go to school and engage in sports activities as well. While it is important to have a mix, it appears that the balance lets sports activities gain an advantage of schoolwork. In high school it is imperative that academic studies remain the first priority. A student must never be allowed to let the studies slide in order to play sports. The sport or activity may even have to be dropped if the educational aspect suffers too much. But there areRead More


Teens and Homework: An Education Foundation

Your child has reached those important teenage years and education is more important than ever. Successful education during the teen years can provide a foundation for college or a future career path. Homework is an essential part of these educational years. So how do you help your teen get the most out his or her homework? Here are a few easy tips that can help. –Set a schedule and routine. Your teen will feel secure and safe in this routine, which in turn, will help them do their best. InRead More


Tips For The First Day of School

It’s the first day of school for your child. You’ve already done research and preparation for this day including introducing your child to the teacher, made a visit or two to the class room and just generally tried to acclimate and prepare him or her for this new exciting educational experience. And now the big day is here. On the first day, reintroduce the teacher to your child when you both enter the classroom. The back away and see the reaction and let the child set the tone. This willRead More


What is Test Anxiety?

Almost every one of us has suffered from test anxiety. It is highly unusual that any student doesn’t feel some sort of stress or anxiety before a test. This anxiety can manifest self in many ways included, irritability, anger, physical issues and depression. Research is showing ways to understand how this may affect learning. The ability to retain and recall information can be repressed under stress. This is because anxiety creates a “mental static” that then causes the brain to lose its ability for retrieval as well as reduces reasonRead More


Local Business Owners Share How an MBA Helped Them Succeed

Most business owners and entrepreneurs consider and MBA important in today’s age. But will this qualification offer local business owners an advantage, or would it be better to set up a business rather than spending time on the theoretical process? Back in 2012, the startup V7 was facing a problem as it was growing too fast. Mr. Bara, the owner of the agency, says he didn’t know how to manage the growth, leading to subsequent losses. So he decided to call an MBA graduate, asking him to take an objectiveRead More


Help Your Teen With Homework to Advance His or Her Education

You have done your research and have found that homework loads increase and become more difficult during middle school and high school years. This is also the time when grades become more important. Simultaneously, teenagers will also be facing along of additional challenges and changes. They are entering puberty, with all the emotional and physical effects that will bring. In addition may teens will see an increase in their social commitments. Also many will engage in sports while others may gain part-time employments. Parents can help guide their teens throughRead More