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Your Guide to Learning Mathematics through Successful Study Skills

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Winning at Math

Your Guide to Learning Mathematics through Successful Study Skills

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Winning at Math
2014, Academic Success Press
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1991, Academic Success Press
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Bradenton, Fla

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 15
Preface 19
Introduction 21
Math Study Skills Evaluation 23
Chapter 1 What You Need to Know to Study Math 31
Why learning math is different from learning other subjects 32
What the differences are between high school and college math 39
Why your first math test is very important 42
How new changes in the teaching of math will help you learn 44
Chapter 2 How to Discover Your Math-Learning Strengths & Weaknesses 51
How what you know about math affects your grades 54
How quality of math instruction affects your grades 56
How "affective student characteristics" affect your math grades 57
How to determine your learning style 57
How to develop a "math-learning profile" of your strengths and weaknesses 60
How to improve your math knowledge 74
Chapter 3 How to Take Control and Learn Math 83
How to develop an internal locus of control 84
How to avoid learned helplessness 86
How to overcome procrastination by defeating the fear of failure, the fear of success and rebellion against authority 87
How to improve your self-esteem 90
Chapter 4 How to Fit Study Time Into a Busy Schedule 97
How to develop a study schedule 98
How to prioritize your time 99
How to create a weekly study plan 105
How to manage working and studying 107
Chapter 5 How to Improve Listening and Note-Taking Skills 111
How to become an effective listener 112
How to become a good note-taker 116
When to take notes 117
The seven steps to math note-taking 120
How to rework your notes 123
How to correctly use a calculator in class 127
Chapter 6 How to Improve Your Reading and Homework Techniques 133
How to read a math textbook 134
How to do your homework 140
More ways to effectively use a calculator 144
How to solve word problems 147
How to recall what you have learned 152
How to work with a study buddy 153
Chapter 7 How to Create a Positive Study Environment 159
How to choose your best study environments 160
The best order in which to study subjects 162
The benefits of study breaks 165
The best way to use your math lab or Learning Resource Center 166
How to enhance collaborative classroom learning 173
Chapter 8 How to Remember What You Learn 181
How you learn 182
How short-term memory affects what you remember 184
How working memory affects what you remember 185
How long-term memory/ reasoning affects what you remember 187
How to use memory techniques 190
How to develop practice tests 196
How to use number sense 197
Chapter 9 How to Reduce Math Test Anxiety 203
How to recognize test anxiety 204
The causes of test anxiety 207
The different types of test anxiety 209
How to reduce test anxiety 211
Chapter 10 How to Improve Your Math Test-Taking Skills 219
Why attending class and doing your homework may not be enough to pass 220
The general pretest rules 221
The 10 steps to better test-taking 222
The six types of test-taking errors 226
How to prepare for the final exam 233
Chapter 11 Considerations for Students with Disabilities 239
How to define a learning disability, traumatic brain injury and attention deficit disorder 240
The reasons disabilities cause math-learning problems 244
Some special study skills for students with disabilities 247
The appropriate accommodations for students with disabilities 254
How to make an "Individual College Learning/Testing Plan" 262
Glossary 269
Reference A 10 Steps to Improving Your Study Skills 281
Reference B Suggestions to Students for Improving Math Study Skills 291
Reference C Student Learning-Style Information 295
Reference D 10 Ways to Improve Your Memory 307
Reference E Stress 311
Reference F Studying for Exams 317
Reference G Answering an Essay Test 321
Reference H Taking an Objective Test 325
Index 327
Figures Index 339
Bibliography 341
Suggested Reading 343
About the Author 345
Other Books and Materials by Academic Success Press, Inc., and Dr. Paul Nolting 349
What Students Say 355

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
510/.71/1
Library of Congress
QA11 .N583 1997

The Physical Object

Pagination
356 p. :
Number of pages
356

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL999122M
Internet Archive
isbn_9780940287266
ISBN 10
0940287269
LCCN
96037939
OCLC/WorldCat
36059922
Goodreads
4174101

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