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How tos for the learners and the learned; tips and tricks to help you study effectively, survive your school years, impress your teachers and more.

Matt Cates5 months ago
Tips to Increase Your IELTS Vocabulary Score
Are you getting ready to take the IELTS exam? The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is used to measure "the language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English i...
Emily Grace5 months ago
Top Ten Studying Tips
Throughout my academic life, studying has always been a love-hate relationship of mine. However over the years, I have discovered multiple ways to make studying easier and a little more enjoyable. The...
McKie Hunt5 months ago
How To: Survive a Student Section
I love being in the student section during school games, but football is by far the best. For those of you who have never been in a student section football game, here's what you need to know to prepa...
Steve Trinward5 months ago
A Testing Paradigm for the 21st Century
Okay, let’s begin with some points of agreement: 1) Common Core has been a disaster; 2) "No Child Left Behind" is better labeled as “No Child Allowed to Learn”; 3) the mania for testing children repea...
Charly Miller5 months ago
Learning a Language: Made Easy!
I’ve been learning languages ever since I was younger, during primary school up until this very day. Some that I gained experience in at school were French, German, Mandarin, and some Spanish! I self-...
Robyn Lisle5 months ago
10 Tips to Survive the IB
Here's one for students studying the International Baccalaureate diploma program through the world. Being a student who has been through the IB, I know it is tough and a stressful journey but at the e...
Alice Le Bihan6 months ago
How to Learn a New Language (The Fun and Accessible Way)
Want to learn French? Forgot you high school Spanish? Moving to Japan? Learning a new language doesn't have to mean spending tons of money on classes that put you to sleep. You can easily make it fun ...
Gannon Kendrick6 months ago
5 Tips for Learning a New Language
Language learning is incredibly easy to start with the right mindset, but it's not easy to keep that learning going, because motivations change—people evolve. I think we have a bit of an all-or-nothin...
Jordan <36 months ago
Surviving Freshman Year of College
So, you have decided to go to college. During this trying time, you may face stresses that you have not experienced before. Fear not, freshman, I will teach you the ways of adapting to young adulthood...
Allison Robbert6 months ago
Staying Organized in School
Starting school means many things: waking up early again, hoping to get that Pre-Calc teacher everyone wants and organizing your materials for the upcoming year. Going into Freshman year, I thought I ...
A. Max6 months ago
Learning a New Language
Learning a new language can be a really exciting and fun adventure, but it comes with a lot of heartache along the way. Contrary to what you might think, becoming perfectly fluent in a new language is...
Alice McCutcheon6 months ago
How to Keep Motivated
This post I'm writing is about Motivation, a word that many people associate with different things, normally in regards to when it's needed. Exams, reviews, job stress to even general procrastination-...
Bethany Ashlyn6 months ago
7 Effective Tips for Your Morning Routine Before School
It is that time of year again that some of us are excited, while others are filled with complete dread. School zones are now in effect and stores are flooded with shoppers preparing for the upcoming s...
Evie Galvin6 months ago
Staying Organized at School and in Everyday Life
To some, the thought of staying organised is pretty simple and even a little fun if we really admitted it, but, for many, staying organised is a chore that requires effort that leaves them with a hear...
Faith O6 months ago
The Highs and Lows of Language Learning
My language learning journey started many, many years ago. It all started with the help of two unlikely characters. Let me introduce them to you -
E.A. Forster6 months ago
Writing Tips
As soon as we start writing, we're told all sorts of rules on the do's and don'ts of writing. The problem is, a lot of those rules are really limiting, especially if you're just a kid trying to write ...
RachelMorgan 6 months ago
The Do's and Don'ts of Note-Taking
It's getting to be that time of year again. Binders, paper, pens, notebooks, etc.—all on sale. But back-to-school is also a good time to start establishing techniques to help your academic self succee...