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How to study and improve test-taking skills

Lawrence S. Finkel

How to study and improve test-taking skills

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Published by Oceana Publications in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Study skills -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Test-taking skills -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Examinations -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Study skills.,
  • Examinations.

  • About the Edition

    Instructions for improving study and test-taking skills.

    Edition Notes

    Published in 1964 under title: How to study.

    Statementby Lawrence S. Finkel and Ruth Krawitz ; ill. by Duane Unkefer.
    ContributionsKrawitz, Ruth, joint author., Unkefer, Duane.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1049 .F5 1976
    The Physical Object
    Pagination91 p. :
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4902879M
    ISBN 100379001578
    LC Control Number76048196

    Don't only focus on words, focus on the message being communicated by the words. More often than not, people who do this end up being correct. This can save some valuable time. Are there any specific ways you can help your child prepare? But that actually makes each task more unpleasant and difficult to accomplish, makes everything take longer, and means you do a worse job on each task.

    Whenever your teacher starts a new topic, mark a new section in your notes and write down some key points. Leave blank space within your notes so can add comments or additional notes later. Stick to Print Tablets and other eLearning media are convenient and portable, but research suggests that traditional print materials still have the upper hand when it comes to studying. Listening to relaxing music such as classical or jazz on a low volume can relieve some of the boredom of studying.

    Repeated retrieval of information is the key to long-term retention. You never know, some kids actually enjoy tests! Think About Your Thinking Metacognition, or thinking about thinking, thrives on self-awareness. Make sure she has every tool she needs — pencils, an eraser, paper, a calculator, etc. Will students be penalized for incorrect answers or should they guess randomly when stumped on a question? This is rare and usually be announced by the professor prior to the test.


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Use chapter headings, subheadings and introductions to develop questions. Start practicing several weeks before the date and keep study sessions short. Complete the questions you know first then come back and tackle the problems you're not sure about after.

Make sure she has every tool she needs — pencils, an eraser, paper, a calculator, etc. Change Your Scenery A change of scenery impacts learning and concentration abilities. Actively search for answers to these questions as you read will help you stay focused and engaged.

If your actual test is not open book, or open note, then don't use your notes or books as you complete your practice test. Look at your child's past performance. What's the format? If you have any specific questions from your review of the assigned material, make sure to seek clarification during class.

Try not to just copy what the teacher has written on the board, but also write down important things your teacher says. The Fenyman method is ideal for using analogies to further illustrate your concept e.

Allow enough time for more difficult sections or sections that are weighted more heavily in the final test grade. How to Interpret Your Child's Results Because assessment varies from test to test, it would be impossible to include all the terms you may encounter here.

The most likely answer is the correct answer. If an answer seems right but doesn't match grammatically with the question, it probably isn't the correct answer. Frequently, test instructions will notify students that they only need to complete two questions, but there will be 5 options.

Improving test performance is actually very achievable, if you'll simply practice the basic study strategies listed below. Remember, you must adapt test-taking strategies to the specific type of test you're taking.

Arriving early may allow you time to ask any last minutes questions of instructor or listen to explanations being provided to other students. Students who work smart have effective time management skills. Always arrive early and take a moment to relax You'll increase your confidence if you take time to relax.

Answer all the questions Even if you're running out of time and can answer all the questions fully, it's important to answer all questions. Forget About "Learning Styles" Researchers and learning experts debate the concept of learning styles, some even go so far as to say they don't exist.

Arrive at class having read all assigned material AND having reviewed your class notes from the previous lecture. Then, try explaining it as you would to a five-year-old. Answer the questions you know first. You feel accomplished! Manage Your Time Effectively Everyone has hours in each week, but not everyone chooses to manage their time effectively.

Productivity, not activity is your goal.It is vital to your learning and test-taking to be a good note-taker. (See the module on Note- Taking Skills.) When taking notes in class, leave plenty of room so you can fill in details from the text later. Review your notes immediately after class, and on a daily and weekly basis, as well as before the test.

The study tips in the next articles will help you develop the study skills you need for graduate school. For example, read the article about active listening to improve your listening, note-taking, and comprehension skills.

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