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Good Grades Resources
by Ron Kurtus (revised 18 October 2015)
The following material are references and resources to help you get good grades. They include:
- Study skills
- Reference sites
- College preparation
Thanks to Caroline Hampton of Open Educators for suggested resources.
Study Skills for Students - From Education Corner
How to Learn Faster - Helpful in learning a foreign language from Language 101
Study Guides and Strategies - Numerous articles, including versions in a wide range of languages
Cool Kids Facts - Fun facts for kids on Planets, Animals, Geography, History, Science and more
Video lessons on various subjects - From Socratic.org
Homework Helper - Lists of homework webistes for all levels from CollegeScholarships.org
Homeworkhelp.com - Provides some free lessons but also charges for better information.
Top 10 Homework Tips - Tips for kids and parents
Homework Tips for Students - From Dr. Rick's Blog
How to Prepare For Exams - From HubPages.com
How to Study for a Final Exam in Middle School - From eHow.com
Graduate Record Exam Preparation - From Texas State University
Some free encyclopedia sites include:
For defiinitions of words:
Biographical information is available on:
Biography.com - Good short bios on many people.
How-to and about
Discovery Education - Videos of tutorials on various basic subjects
About.com - Explains about subjects
How Stuff Works - Explains how devices work
Tricks for Good Grades: Strategies to Succeed in School - My book in improving skills
Study Power: Study Skills to Improve Your Learning and Your Grades by William Luckie, Wood Smethurst; Brookline Books (1997) $15.95 - Helps understanding the elements of study skills
What Smart Students Know: Maximum Grades. Optimum Learning. Minimum Time. by Adam Robinson; Three Rivers Press (1993) $17.00 - Starting from the premise that successful students are not necessarily any more brilliant than their less successful peers, but have simply mastered the art of efficient learning
How to Study: Suggestions for High-School and College Students by Arthur W. Kornhauser; University Of Chicago Press (1993) $8.00 - Helped generations of students throughout the country improve their skills in learning quickly and effectively
Getting Straight A's by Gordon W. Green; Lyle Stuart Publishing (1993) $12.00
You can use these resources to help you in school. If you have other suggested resources, let me know about them.
Study too much and your brain will explode
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