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Can An App Really Improve Learning? [Infographic]

Can An App Really Improve Learning? [Infographic] | Studying skills | Scoop.it
Do you think a mobile app could really improve the learning of a student no matter the age? This visual guide walks you through what you should know.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, December 2, 2013 10:59 AM

 

Check it out, great research...

 

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Can An App Really Improve Learning? 

 

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Academic Success - Penn State Division of Undergraduate Studies

Academic Success - Penn State Division of Undergraduate Studies | Studying skills | Scoop.it
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A great website that looks at how to effectively utilise study skills such as note taking and test taking.

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Dipity - Find, Create, and Embed Interactive Timelines

Dipity - Find, Create, and Embed Interactive Timelines | Studying skills | Scoop.it
Create an interactive, visually engaging timeline in minutes. Use dynamic visualization tools to display photos, videos, news and blogs in chronological order.
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Create interactive timelines to hlp you study for history and social studies

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Quizlet

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We make simple learning tools that let you study anything, for free.
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Excellent flash card website to help you study for quizes and tests!

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How to Get the Most Out of Studying: Part 1 of 5, "Beliefs That Make You Fail... Or Succeed"

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How to Get the Most Out of Studying: Part 3 of 5, "Cognitive Principles for Optimizing Learning"

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How to Get the Most Out of Studying: Part 5 of 5, "I Blew the Exam, Now What?"

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Students should be taught how to study.

Students should be taught how to study. | Studying skills | Scoop.it
Every year I teach an introductory course on cognitive psychology to about 350 students. Every year I ask my students how they study and I find that they are much like students at Purdue, Washington...
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Popular study strategies called ineffective — report

Popular study strategies called ineffective — report | Studying skills | Scoop.it
Researchers who evaluated 10 learning techniques believed to improve student achievement found that five of them -- including highlighting or underlining, are not very effective.
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Question: Why are the most popular strategies so popular and why don't they work?

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Taking Notes: 5 College Success Tips

Taking Notes: 5 College Success Tips | Studying skills | Scoop.it
Few people realize how fast memory fades. Studies on memory have shown that, without review, 47% of what a person has just learned is forgotten in the first twenty minutes and 62% is forgotten after the first day. (University of Texas at Austin). Therefore, having good lecture notes to review can determine how well you are able to perform on exams.

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Test Taking Skills

Review Before Tests Begin your test preparation activities as far in advance as you can. Go over your texts, notes, and homework. Make sure you understand and remember every part.


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Reducing Test Anxiety

It is perfectly natural to feel some anxiety when preparing for and taking a test. Here are 20 things you can do to reduce test anxiety.
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Khan Academy

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Learn for free about math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, and more. Khan Academy is a nonprofit with the mission of providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.
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Great website that will give you a lesson on any subject!

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TEDx Great Wall - Terry Small Getting More Out of Your Brain.mp4

Terry Small: is a master teacher and learning skills specialist and an expert on getting more out of your brain! http://www.terrysmall.com/ About TEDxTalks: ...
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How to Get the Most Out of Studying: Part 2 of 5, "What Students Should Know About How People Learn"

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How to Get the Most Out of Studying: Part 4 of 5, "Putting Principles for Learning into Practice"

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How to Study Mathematics | Department of Mathematics

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Good tips on how to study for Math exams from a University

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Test Taking Tips, Anxiety-Busters Strategies and Motivating Quotes

Test Taking Tips, Anxiety-Busters Strategies and Motivating Quotes | Studying skills | Scoop.it

Successful test taking involves: attention to details...memory...language skills...sequencing ability...grapho-motor skills...and higher order cognition.... And we wonder why test-takers get anxious? This post provides tips for studying, test taking tips, tips to manage test anxiety, test taking strategy links, and inspirational/motivational quotes.  THIS POST HAS IT ALL.


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6 More Study Skills Resolutions To Achieve Academic Success

6 More Study Skills Resolutions To Achieve Academic Success | Studying skills | Scoop.it
Last week we offered 6 resolutions students can make to enhance their study practice. Here are 6 more from which to choose that are equality effective, and that if implement will help you to achieve academic success for the results students want.

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Time for a Reboot: 5 Winter Break Tips to Charge Up Your Study Skills - Marketwired (press release)

Time for a Reboot: 5 Winter Break Tips to Charge Up Your Study Skills - Marketwired (press release) | Studying skills | Scoop.it
Time for a Reboot: 5 Winter Break Tips to Charge Up Your Study Skills Marketwired (press release) "Without the pressure of school, winter break is a great time for parents and children to assess the first half of the school year," says Julia...
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Great tips to help you study more effectively for the upcoming mid terms!

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