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Online Phd programs - USA
Wants tips on getting good grades - Nigeria
Writing a book on character - Nigeria
How do I get good grades? - India
How to make homework fun - USA
Sometimes my grades fall to Cs - India
I want to be a great student - Ethiopia
How can I keep my mind from forgetting things?
June 11, 2013
I'm out of school now and I was wondering how can I keep my mind from forgetting things I learned in school, or how to just keep it active.
Abe - USA
It is good to review materials to keep your mind sharp. You can also look into subjects you will be taking next Fall.
The Khan Academy is a good source. They have free video lessons on various subjects.
You can also check your local library for books of interest. Simply reading something interesting can keep your mind active, as opposed to watching television.
Best wishes on a good summer.
Online Phd programs
May 21, 2013
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Our mission at OnlinePhdProgram.org is pretty straight forward. We want to help those seeking their doctorate with the resources and references they need to make their journey as simple as possible. That is why we crafted our Top 100 list. The sites on our list offer assistance to those looking for a little extra help in their quest for academic ascension.
We are excited about our resource and we want to help spread it beyond our site's readership. To that end, if you feel that our Top 100 list would be of assistance to your site's readers please feel free to share it. Also, if you know of any other resources that we should keep in mind let me know. Thank you.
Amy - USA
I added a link to the website at School Resources.
Best wishes with your programs.
Wants tips on getting good grades
Topic: Purpose of Tricks for Good Grades
May 21, 2013
I need all the tips to be a campion in scoring good grades at school
Obinna - Nigeria
I am glad you want to be a champion in school. Go through the lesson on getting good grades, especially learning in class, dealing with teachers, and learning to do well in tests.
Best wishes on becoming a top student. I know you can do it.
Writing a book on character
May 16, 2013
Thank much for dis opportunity. Am writen a book on human character. So please is dere any contribution dat u can render or any sugestion to make my book looks matured? Thanks!!
Wilfred - Nigeria
Human character is a fascinating subject. Look at my section on Character to get some ideas on the subject.
In writing a book, it is important to define who your intended audience is. You should also write a short description of your book to help define your purpose. A synopsis is important to define the book in your mind, as well as to sell the idea to publishers.
Best wishes for success in your new book.
How do I get good grades?
March 2, 2013
how to get good grades
shyama - India
You have to know your strengths and weaknesses. What are you good in and what areas give you trouble? Like, are you good in taking tests or do you have problems with them?
Then go through our lessons on getting good grades, especially in areas of interest.
Best wishes on getting top grades. I know you have it in you.
How to make homework fun
February 13, 2013
How do I get better grades on a test and how to make homework fun
Go through the lessons on getting better grades that apply to you. Especially look at Be Good at Taking Tests.
If you can do your homework efficiently, it may not be fun, but you will have more time for other fun things.
Good student but teachers not teaching
Topic: Avoid Failing
February 12, 2013
I am an eight grader, I am in FFA and I am very busy because of my place in my chapter.Also, on five teams and in high school band. I am a very busy and good student. I am an ace in school. I score high in history and English. I struggle with math and a bit with science. I am failing math because I have a teacher who is lousy and she doesn't explain math nor does she spent anytime with the class. Just one student who has a learning disability. I understand that student needs her time but the teache only pays attention and teaches that one student. I have a 46 in my math Class. I am struggling. with math. Since I am failing I can't can compete nor attend practice. I have been very hard the past two weeks and my grade hasn't come up much. I am struggle in most of my class because I have to teach nearly everything to myself since my teachers haven' t taught me at all this year. I don't know what to do. My parent both agree with me about my teachers. They aren't being the teachers. My mother told me I guess you will just have to struggle though this year and hope to do better next year. I will be a freshman next year and I really needed this year to be my successful teaching year to catch up on what I struggle with.
Sara - USA
Congratulations on being in so many extracurricular activities in school, while still maintaining good grades. However, you might have to back off on some of the activities to spend more time on math and science. You certainly do not want to fail in math. A failing grade would most likely affect your activities.
Some teacher struggle trying to teach students with learning disabilities, such that they neglect the other students. Also, I'm guessing that your teacher isn't too good in math, and that is why she doesn't do a good job at explaining things.
One thing to do is to ask the teacher if she could suggest some outside resources that you could use to improve your understanding. Note that you should not blamer her, but simply say you want to look further into the subject.
There are a number of good resources in various subject on the Internet. It is worthwhile using them to get a better understanding and perhaps practice tests and such.
I have Algebra lessons that may give you a background on the subject.
Also, you might talk to some friends about working on homework together. Sometimes you can learn more when you help each other.
Don't give up, and don't blame the teachers. Just try to do your best. You know you have what it takes--as well as the energy--to succeed in your classes.
Sometimes my grades fall to Cs
February 2, 2013
I usually get good grades but sometimes i even fall to C , I want to stick to A. My weakest subject maths, science, french and english
The classes you mentioned all have rules and laws to remember. It is good to know those rules.
Evaluate why your grades dropped to a C. Was the work too hard, or did you get side-tracked and did not study properly? It is good to know why you got the C, so that you can correct your studying and get back to top grades.
Best wishes for all A's in your classes. I know you can be a top student.
I want to be a great student
January 24, 2013
HI.I AM OMER I AM GRADE 9 STUDENT.I WANT TO BE A GREAT STUDENT. I TRY A LOT BUT I DONT GET A RESULT AS I STUDY SO PLEASE TELL ME WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO FOR GETTING A GOOD RESULT AND BE A PERFECT STUDENT?
omer - Ethiopia
The fact that you want to be a great student is a good start and already puts you ahead of many other students. Make a list of your courses and the grade you would like to get in each of them. Put the list where you can see it when you study, This solidifies your goal, and helps remind you of what you want to get.
Teachers give hints about what is important to study and what will be on the tests. Knowing this helps you emphasize and focus your work. You want to study the right things. It is studying smarter.
Look over our lessons on getting good grades and the ones that apply to you. They should help.
The most important thing is that you have done the best you can do. Best wishes on being a top student. I know you can do it.
Get real nervous before taking exams
January 17, 2013
Hi, i'm 16 years old and i'm on my final school year. i've got a lot of exams to do, but i want to know the reason why before the exam i always struggle. my heart beats, my hands shake and this some times causes me failing the exam. however i take time to revise it and i feel self-confidence to go and do it once i start i start shaking i don't understand why. may i know your fought about this problem to be get finished?
jonathan - UK
What you have is what is called "test anxiety". It is similar to the problem some people have in giving a speech before an audience.
You want to be able to go into an exam with a degree of confidence, realizing that you may not know everything, but you are prepared enough to figure things out and do the best you can.
One way to overcome test anxiety is to practice taking tests and working under the pressure of time constraints.
Take a look at the lessons on Knowing how to take tests. You should get some good tips that will help you.
Best wishes on doing well in your exams. I know you can do it.
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