Smart study tools

When it comes to studying, a lot of students could use a little extra help in mastering a subject. Whether taking on new study material, cramming for an exam or refreshing basic concepts, here are some study tools from the smart people at “For Dummies” that can help students succeed.

FROM FAMILY FEATURES Modified: September 30, 2010 at 11:10 am •  Published: September 30, 2010
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When it comes to studying, a lot of students could use a little extra help in mastering a subject. Whether taking on new study material, cramming for an exam or refreshing basic concepts, here are some study tools from the smart people at “For Dummies” that can help students succeed.

Study guides. A new series of nine books from expert authors can help students focus on the skills they need for some tricky classes. The “Essentials For Dummies” series (Wiley) are concise, easy-to-understand review guides that cover entire courses by concentrating on the most important concepts. With clear explanations, these books are helpful resources for those needing help with physics, chemistry, algebra, statistics, calculus, Spanish, grammar, and more.

Not only can these guides help students new to certain subjects, they can also be used by parents who need to review these concepts so they can help their high school students study.

Online articles. In the Education section of the For Dummies website, you can find articles and videos that help explain everything from history topics and foreign language phrases to philosophy, psychology and art.



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