Help Your Child Avoid the Ten Rules of Bad Studying

As the school semester begins to wind down, many students will be studying and taking semester exams. The Coursera Blog has posted a list oGirl In Homeschooling With Their Parentsf ten rules of bad studying—common studying methods that just don’t work. Be sure to take the time to share these time-wasting studying techniques with your student so they can get the most out of their studying time. Among the things to avoid are:

  • Merely glancing at a problem’s solution and thinking you know how to do it.
  • Repeatedly solving problems of the same type that you already know how to solve.
  • Letting study sessions with friends turn into chat sessions.
  • Thinking you can learn deeply when you are being constantly distracted.

Check out the full list of bad study habits and why they don’t work.