studying foreign language
Notes, Studying

How to Study a Foreign Language

I love your post about taking notes from a textbook, however I'm currently taking Spanish and the book isn't set up in paragraphs.  Any tips on how to study a foreign language? - - - It can be frustrating to study a class/subject that isn't set up the "traditional" way. For example, we get used… Continue reading How to Study a Foreign Language

Productivity

How to Create a Flexible Color-Coded Planning System

I'm wondering how you handle changes within your color-coded system.  For example, if the professor pushed an assignment back or classes were canceled due to inclement weather.  -Tiffany   Great question! I get so annoyed when dates change, but then I remember “oh yeah, this is why I have a planner in the first place”. … Continue reading How to Create a Flexible Color-Coded Planning System

New Semester, Studying

How to Organize Your Class Binders

    Reader Question: "What are your suggestions to keep organize for my college binder such as labels on dividers, notes, and assignments? I prefer to use binder instead of the folder. I like to bring everything in the class." -Amanda It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of opting for class folders over… Continue reading How to Organize Your Class Binders

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8 Steps to Prepare for Certification Exams

A normal test can be one thing, but a state certification exam can be quite another. When I was working on my teaching certification, I had to sign up for and take five different Praxis Exams.It’s really intimidating to work so hard in school (or grad school) and then to feel like one test could make… Continue reading 8 Steps to Prepare for Certification Exams