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The key to reading your Astronomy Textbook

2015_05_Life-of-Pix-free-stock-photos-night-camping-stars-sidiomaralami-smCheck out the starry night, but don’t forget to read your textbook.  Hint: Note as you go.

Get the student created brochure here.    Reading_Strategy[1]astronomy



Tips for the older Athlete


Having trouble getting back into a dense reading load of American History? Try these student tested techniques from an older athlete.

Reading Strategy specifically for understanding quotes

Morgan Rozmark, College of St. Ben/ St. John’s University, Minnesota designed a technique to help students identify where the difficulty is in the text and secondly to identify what the difficulty is.  Check out the I.I.R.L.L reading strategy that gives specific examples of working with quotes.

Reading Strategy for quotes

Insight to Reading Psychology

Screen Shot 2017-02-16 at 3.43.54 AMCheck out this brochure by Taylor Rod, College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University, Minnesota

Great side bar of tips that could be used as a bookmark.

Psychology Brochure


Textbook Reading Strategy using apps for iPhone/Android

Write.Read.Record.Listen  (W2RL)

Check out this brochure by Stephanie Anderson.

College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University, Minnesota

W2RL Textbook Reading Strategy

Video Gaming Reading Strategy

  • Trouble in retaining information?
  • Are you good at video games?
  • Try a new solution to reading.
  • Use familiar terms from your favorite game to help retain what you read.
Check out this textbook reading brochure from College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University, Minnesota.

Is your textbook telling a story?

Before computers, before textbooks, even before print, story telling was a powerful memory tool!

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Use TRAP so you don’t get stuck with your science textbooks!

See how this student created strategy works.

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Student uses lectures notes to help read the math text

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Having trouble with Psych? Try the Gummy Stop method!!!!


How to read a Psychology Textbook