Author: WINAHEAD

Glossary of Exam Terms

Examinations are a fact of life in college. But, the only  time an exam should be an ordeal is when you aren't prepared for it. A sure sign that you aren't prepared is when you have to stay up all night to "cram."  Instead of staying up all night to cram for a test, check … Continue reading Glossary of Exam Terms

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Memory Strategies

Do you struggle with remembering things or with comprehending effectively what you try to remember?  Click on the image below to open this memory strategies resource. The resource outlines suggestions and strategies for improve your memory and increase your efficiency in learning material. At the end of the resource is a short list of websites … Continue reading Memory Strategies

Planning and Time Management Tools and Advice for College Students

Elizabeth Hamblet has many years of working with college students.  She has specialized in working students with learning disabilities and ADHD.  However, her tips and strategies are relevant for all kinds of learners. Hamblet has tips for time management, effective reading, weekly goal setting, getting a good start to the semester, and more. Visit "Planning … Continue reading Planning and Time Management Tools and Advice for College Students

Helping your student with disabilities prepare for the future

An article in the Conversation (July 25. 2017) by Dr. Joseph Madaus offers sound advice for students with disabilities and their parents.  The article text is reproduced below under a Creative Commons — Attribution/No derivatives license. Summer is a busy time for high school juniors.  They are getting ready to say goodbye to school as … Continue reading Helping your student with disabilities prepare for the future

Read Aloud: A Text to Speech Voice Reader

While checking for an update to a Firefox add-on I use a lot, I discovered "Read Aloud: A Text to Speech Voice Reader." Curious, I added it to the extensions I have enabled for Firefox. (Version 60.2.2esr -32 bit.)  In experimenting with it, I concluded it works as described. It has a variety of voices … Continue reading Read Aloud: A Text to Speech Voice Reader