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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:

Thanks to Caroline Hampton of Open Educators for suggested resources.

Study skills

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

Homework help

Homework Helper - Lists of homework webistes for all levels from - 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

Test preparation

How to Prepare For Exams - From

How to Study for a Final Exam in Middle School - From

Graduate Record Exam Preparation - From Texas State University

Reference sites


Some free encyclopedia sites include:

Encyclopedia Britannica

Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia

Info Please


For defiinitions of words:

Cambridge Dictionary


Biographical information is available on: - Good short bios on many people.

Biographical Dictionary

How-to and about

Discovery Education - Videos of tutorials on various basic subjects - Explains about subjects

How Stuff Works - Explains how devices work


Information Please Almanac

Old Farmer's Almanac

College preparation

15 Tips to a Successful Online College Experience

Pre-College Summer Programs

Online PhD Programs


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

Top-rated books on Studying

Top-rated books on Study Skills

Top-rated books on Taking Tests in School

Top-rated books on Getting Good Grades

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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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