Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Study Tools

How to Get Your School Work and Assignments Organized

Learning how to focus and get something done is about more than just good grades — it’s the foundation for success in life. Mastering the skills of getting organized, staying focused, and seeing work through to the end will help in just about everything you do. Get Organized Organization is the first step. It makes everything else a little easier. …

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Research Made Easy

5 Ways to Make Online Research Easier Going online to do research when you’re writing papers and doing projects is a no-brainer. But all of the choices at your fingertips can seem overwhelming sometimes. Knowing how to evaluate and choose online resources can help you avoid headaches and wasted time. Here are 5 ways to make researching online as easy …

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SAT vs. ACT: Three-Acronym Tests for the Future

As the college-application process draws near, high school juniors and seniors are lining up to take the SAT Reasoning Test and the ACT Test. The central questions are obvious among most upperclassmen: What’s the difference between the two tests? Which one should be taken? First, there is some historical content behind the choices. In retrospect, the ACT — originally the American …

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Editorial: Used Correctly, Techology is a Valuable Learning Aid

Smart phones, e-readers and tablets are often seen in the hands of the average 21st century student. Technology’s rapid pace of innovation provides students with resources to get through their studies. Especially apparent in Orange County, schools are working to productively implement technology in the classroom in order to help students learn. The use of technology in schools provides students …

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Note Taking Tips – Get The Most From Your Homework

Note-taking is a skill that can help you do well on all your schoolwork — everything from taking tests to researching a paper. But, unfortunately, most schools don’t have classes that teach you how to take notes. So, here are some tips. Write Down Key Facts If you have a teacher who writes notes on the board, that’s a bonus: …

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Staying Focused on Homework

Learning how to focus and get something done is about more than just good grades — it’s the foundation for success in life. Mastering the skills of getting organized, staying focused and seeing work through to the end will help in just about everything you do. You probably know the basics by now, but here’s a helpful refresher. Get Organized …

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How to make homework less work

Do algebra problems 15 through 25. Conjugate the verbs on page 50 of your French workbook. Read pages 12 through 20 of the Shakespeare play, and when you’re finished with that, don’t forget to fill in the missing chemical symbols on the Periodic Table of Elements worksheet. Sound like a roster of your homework for the next few nights — …

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