Did you use any tips or tricks to help you do your homework?
Any rhymes or ways to remember math or English or any other class? Please share them here or feel free to write a hub about it.
I don't have any......I always have to help my 7th grader though......here's how.......GET IT DONE!
I make up my own cheat codes to help me memorize long lists of things. For example, I just had to memorize a long list of soluble and insoluble compounds for chemistry class. SPOCC is all I had to remember for the insolubles: S= sulfide; P= phosphate; O= oxalate; C= chromate; C= carbonate. I made a similar thing for the solubles, SPANCPA. It makes life sooooo much easier to make little shortcuts for yourself.
Yes. How else are you supposed to learn it? By checking the answers, cross referencing, or just asking anyone. Do anything you can. Charts, lists, references, etc.
Over the years I've found this little trick that helps get my homework done faster. I can't really tell you what subject this works for because this opportunity can present itself in any subject. It just has to be the right type of assignment.
I think of this trick as myself being a factory. I think this because I don't do the whole problem at once. Instead, I do the first step of every problem I have, and then I do the second step of every problem, and then the third and so on until all the problems are finished at once.
For example, pretend there's some weird math formula where in order to get the answer, you have to multiply the number by -1, add 50, and then divide by 2. Say I have to do this for these five numbers: 5, 15, 23, 30
Instead of starting with 5 and going: -5 --> 45 --> 22.5
and then doing the rest of the problems, I would go like:
-5, -15, -23, -30 --> 45, 35, 27, 20 --> 22.5, 17.5, 13.5, 10
Another example would be when making Spanish/English flashcards, instead of writing Hola (flip card) Hello and then Adios (flip card) Goodbye. I would go Hola then Adios (flip pile) Hello then Goodbye.
I hope by now you can understand what my little trick is. It's hard to explain but can be useful once you get it down.
I wrote a Hub recently on a related subject entitled "Top 10 Ways to Study for an Examination." These same tips can be applied to help you do your homework. If you would like to read it, you can find it at:
http://lawdoctorlee.hubpages.com/hub/To … ny-Student
Long time ago (I left school at fourteen but went back to serious studies in my early thirties) I read a terrrific little book on how to study to pass exams. It worked, in a short, four month period I sat for an exam I should have sat for at sixteen and passed it. Next year with only a few months study, I went on and passed another exam.
So what did the book say? I can't go into all the detail in this short answer but will give you one tip. If you are studying several subjects, you likely have a favourte or two which you will prefer. Don't be tempted; give equal study to each subject. Also, always stop studying at a point where you're still interested and want to go on. e.g. You might stop at thirty minutes, then go to another subject. Always pick the weakest or most unpopular with you first, whilst you're still fresh.
Hope this has helped.
In shop class they always taught us "Righty-tighty, lefty-loosey" meaning to turn the screw or nut clockwise to make it advance in that direction and vice versa.
To remember the months, we used the rhyme, "30 days hath September, April, June, and November; all the rest have 31, except February which has 28 days and on leap year 29".
In music class, the treble cleff (upper notes) were remembered as FACE (for the space notes) and for the notes on the lines we used, "Every good baby deserves fudge." (E, G, B, D, F)
On the piano keyboard, all black keys can be played and never clash, like white keys can. So, just press black keys and pretend you're a natural.
If a number is an even number, then it is divisible by 2 and is therefore not a prime number. So, all prime numbers are odd except for 2.
That's all I can think of at the moment, but I'll write more as I think of them.
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