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Grace Fleming

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By Grace Fleming

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    • Top Tips for Remembering Homework Assignments Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      I left my homework at home! How many times have you said this? It’s a terrible feeling to know you’re going to get a failing grade on homework after you actually did the work. It seems ...
    • Left Brain Right Brain Created: Monday, March 20, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Are you left brain dominant or right brain dominant? Some scientists say that specific personality traits can be attributed to your dominant brain hemisphere. Look over the left brain/right brain traits to learn more about your brain.
    • Left Brain Right Brain Created: Monday, March 20, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Left brain or right brain? Which is your dominant brain type? Take this quiz to learn more about your brain and your study habits.
    • College School Supplies List Created: Saturday, July 17, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Looking for a college school supplies list? This list goes beyond the usual list, and details must-haves for your backpack and your dorm room. Find a list of tools and some ideas for using them--to get the most out of study time.
    • High School Supplies List Created: Thursday, February 02, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      The most successful students are always prepared to complete any assignment as soon as it's given. This list provides suggested materials for students in grades ten through twelve. It's a handy list of items you should keep in your bookbag or at home.
    • Middle School Supplies List Created: Saturday, September 10, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Middle school is such a big step for students! There are so many changes to consider when entering this important stage of school. Make sure you're fully prepared with all the right tools. Your tea...
    • 8 Parts of Speech Created: Sunday, July 20, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      There are eight basic parts of speech. We understand language best when we break it down to observe the roles of each word type.
    • Your and You're Created: Saturday, January 10, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      There are some grammar mistakes that really stand out and make the writer look sloppy or uneducated. Confusing you're and your is one of those embarrassing mistakes!
    • 5 Tips for Your First Week of School Created: Monday, July 30, 2007 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      The new school year brings a great opportunity for establishing great study habits. This is a great time to think about the things you already do well and the things you could change for the better.
    • What Is a Parenthetical Element? Created: Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014
      A parenthetical element (an interrupter) is a word or group of words that adds nonessential information to a sentence or clause. They can appear at the beginning, end, or middle of a sentence. They are punctuated with commas, parentheses, and dashes. Find examples!
    • Using a Dash Created: Sunday, August 24, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      A dash is typed by using two hyphens (minus key). You will use a dash to insert an emphatic statement in a sentence.
    • 50 Compare and Contrast Topics Created: Sunday, July 19, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      When you begin to write a comparison essay, you should go through a a few small steps before you jump in to writing the introductory paragraph. You will start with making a list of characteristics ...
    • 10 Tips to Improve Your Spelling Created: Sunday, February 28, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Need to improve your spelling skills? Spell checkers work sometimes, but they don't find every problem. That is why we can't become totally spell-checker dependent!
    • 5 Ways to Enhance Learning Created: Saturday, June 28, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Are you struggling to recall information when you need it? Resist the temptation to memorize information the night before a test and commit to learning your material for the long haul. Check out these tips for enhancing your ability to learn as you study.
    • What is a Political Extremist? Created: Saturday, July 08, 2006 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      This FAQ can help if you've heard the term extremist on the news and in class, but you're not sure what it means.
    • What Are Negative Numbers Created: Saturday, February 07, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      In everyday life, we use the concept of negative numbers all the time. We deal with negative numbers when it comes to money, for instance—more specifically, when you “owe” somethi...
    • How Do You Find Trustworthy Sources? Created: Monday, December 13, 2010 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      As a researcher, you will find that every question can have many possible answers, partly because events are clouded by opinions. You can see evidence of this if you browse through your television news programming.
    • How to Edit Your Paper Created: Friday, October 01, 2010 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      It's always easier to edit somebody else, but what if you have to edit your own work? Avoid common problems with self-editing with these simple tips.
    • Research Papers - A Disorganized Writer's Guide Created: Wednesday, May 03, 2006 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Unsure where to start on your research paper? Feeling overwhelmed by the research? The most creative writers often feel this way.
    • Research Note Cards Created: Tuesday, November 14, 2006 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Your research note cards should include all the information necessary to write your term paper. You should take extreme care as you create these note cards, to provide yourself clear, informative notes and also to avoid plagiarism.
    • Research Paper Checklist Created: Sunday, November 22, 2009 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      A research paper checklist is essential, because the writing process involves many steps. Nobody writes a paper in one sitting! You will need to write a few drafts and then go over your work with a checklist.
    • Top Geometry Resources for Students Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Lost in geometry class? This collection of helpful links provides reluctant geometry students with all the help they need, from basic definitions to personalized tutorials.
    • ACT Test Information Created: Friday, May 05, 2006 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      The ACT test is a popular college entrance, exam, and it is accepted by more four-year colleges than any other test. Find out if this test is right for you." itemprop="desczTP='t3'" --> itemprop="d...
    • College Reading List Created: Wednesday, January 11, 2006 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Looking for great books to read that will help you prepare for college? This list offers a few of the most interesting must-reads for college bound students." itemprop="des$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop="...
    • Top PSAT Study Guides Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Prepare for the PSAT and improve your chances for high scores and a chance at the National Merit Scholarship with a PSAT study guide.
    • Preparing for Middle School Created: Saturday, July 04, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Changes that take place when you start middle school occur in the classrooms, but some changes also take place in your head! Find out how you and your family can prepare for the exciting and challe...
    • How to Form a Study Group Created: Monday, August 07, 2006 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Study groups can enhance any student's performance in the classroom, because they provide a variety of views and strengths. Discover how to form a study group and keep your group on track."
    • Organize Your Homework Created: Tuesday, April 04, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Organize your homework with color coded supplies. With this method you will always know when a due date is looming.
    • What is a Midterm Election? Created: Friday, July 14, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A midterm election is an election that takes place during the years when there is not a presidential election.
    • What is a Sanction? Created: Friday, July 14, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      A sanction may occur when one country poses a threat to other, less powerful countries.
    • What Is an Elective? Created: Saturday, November 29, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Courses that don’t fulfill a specific slot in a degree program requirement list are elective classes.
    • Email Etiquette Created: Saturday, July 18, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014
      There will be many occasions when you will need or want to write to a college official, a coach, a potential reference writer, or a potential employer. Since it is easy and accessible to nearly everybody, you may be tempted to contact your person of interest by email. Email etiquette is essential!

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