Homework can increase student understanding when assignments provide the opportunities needed to practice and apply new learning. – Northwest Regional Educational Consortium
‘Kay. Show of hands. How many of you like homework? … Anyone? … Bueller? … Bueller?
Most of us have an ancient, wired-into-our-DNA hatred for HOMEWORK (just typing the word caused me to gag). So… good news and bad news.
If we aren’t good at something we tend to lose focus quickly, so if you’re zoning out in class, it may be because your skills in the current subject ain’t cuttin’ the mustard. Here’s the bad news; homework–and more specifically, practice–is really the best way to develop certain types of academic skills. Calculus currently kicking your kiester? Much of the research shows that practice is what you’re probably missing. Those who practice math Continue reading 10 Techniques to Help You Focus! – Homework and Practice© Cody Blair, All Rights Reserved.
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More scrumptious FREE practice tests than you can shake a stick at for the GRE, SAT, and GMAT. Regular readers will know that sometimes third-party tests can be sub-par, but a quick perusal of some of the GRE tests shows only very minor errors. Let me know in the comments if you find big problems on any of the other sections. Still, gobs of great practice for the low low price of zero dollars. Thank you, Mathurs! Click the logo to check it out…
I came across these free GRE practice tests online. They are pretty old, though, and include the old logic sections which are no longer in use (so skip that part). Still great practice though.