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by Ron Kurtus
|General||What does course teach me?||USA|
|Being Bullied in School||Writing article on bullying||New Zealand|
|General||Wants to get all A's in core subjects||Malaysia|
|Cheating||Student kicked out of school for cheating||Canada|
|Speak with Confidence||How to start a speech in class||India|
|General||Do methods to get good grades really work?||USA|
|General||I want to get good grades in high school||South Africa|
|General||Want to become a doctor||Pakistan|
|General||Has been expelled 3 times||USA|
|General||How to study for final exam||Burma|
What does course teach me?
August 20, 2014
what exactly will this course be teaching me because i don`t want to give anyone my email address and not be taking a course?
serena - USA
You do not have to give your email address to use the Getting Good Grades lessons. It is not a course. Instead put subjects of interest that will help you succeed in school.
Best wishes on good grades.
Writing article on bullying
Topic: Being Bullied in School
July 19, 2014
Hello, I am Claudia Bowman a year 13 student at Tauhara College in Taupo, New Zealand. I am very passionate about standing up for those who get bullied and have seen the damage it has done to many people over the years. I have read through your webpage 'School for Champions' it has all caught my attention. I am doing a feature article for Media Studies on bullying and the huge effects it has on people especially students at school (Mainly High Schools). I was wondering if I could interview you via email, phone or Skype as i have a few questions that Id like to ask and add to my article I am writing. I am looking forward to receiving your reply.
Claudia - New Zealand
It is great that you are writing an article on the effects of bullying. I'd be glad to answer your questions. The best way probably would be via email.
Wants to get all A's in core subjects
June 12, 2014
How to get all A's in my core subjects
LESHANA - Malaysia
It is good that you want to get all A's in your core subjects. To make that goal more real, make a list of the subjects and state the grade that you want to get in them. It does list handy so that you can see it as a reminder.
Not only must you be able to understand the subject matter, but you also need to be good in taking tests. Give yourself practice tests and the various subjects.
If you find your grades slipping in a subject, ask your teacher what you could do to improve your grade. Often, they will give useful hints or tips.
You know that you have the potential for excellence. Best wishes and getting top grades.
Student kicked out of school for cheating
June 11, 2014
if someone cheated homework or test and kicked out the program high school?
and want to finish high school any other school
fa - Canada
If a student was attending a special program high school, was caught stealing, and then was kicked out or expelled from the school, there still are options available.
First of all, the student could try to be readmitted into the program high school. Sometimes an apology will be enough to be readmitted. If that does not work, then the student should seek admission to some other high school. They cannot prevent a student from getting his or her education because of a mistake in judgment.
How to start a speech in class
Topic: Speak with Confidence
May 30, 2014
I want to ask that how to start a speech i.e what should I have to say in starting with good mrng respected sir after this what should i speak that should attract everyone presnt there.
sourav - India
When giving a speech or presentation to a class in school, it is nice to make a formal introduction, such as: "Miss Teacher, fellow students..."
Then you can tell your topic: "Today, I'm going to tell you about...xxx." Or instead, you can ask a question concerning your subkect that will get others curious. For example, if talking about space travel, you could ask: "Did you know how the astronauts drink liquids in space? Let me tell you..."
I hope this helps. Best wishes in giving your speeches.
Do methods to get good grades really work?
May 19, 2014
does this really work
aya - USA
If you improve your study habits, ability to take tests, and relationship with your teachers, you should be getting much better grades.
I want to get good grades in high school
April 29, 2014
I want to get good grades at School .. I'm in high school .. I'm not actually good in maths .. And I'd like advises from you guys .. Thanks
Tharbow - South Africa
The fact that you want to get good grades in school shows that you have the potential to succeed. Go through our lessons on getting good grades for tips. Learning to do well in tests is an important item.
Check our lessons on Arithmetic and Algebra to get some pointers on those subjects. We'll be adding more on them and other math subjects soon.
Best wishes on getting top grades in school. I know you can do it.
Want to become a doctor
April 29, 2014
how can i hardwork if i want to be a doctor
Ahmed - Pakistan
It is wonderful that you want to be a doctor. Since you have set that goal, you are already on your way.
Good grades in school are important in getting your medical degree. You need to have good study habits and learn to do well in tests. Test-taking is a skill in itself.
Chemistry and Biology are important areas to study before getting into the medical-related classes.
When you get a chance, tell your local physician that you want to be a doctor and ask for advice. You may get some helpful pointers.
It is a long path to become a doctor. I am sure you can do it. Best wishes on success in your grades and your career.
Has been expelled 3 times
March 20, 2014
As a 12 year old boy I've been expelled 3 times and everytime its the same thing......insubordination disorderly conduct or fighting. I don't know exactly what makes me get in trouble so much but I want to find out, if you can't help I understand . Now the grown ups often think there always right but there not , sometimes when I try to explain they scream at me and I tend to get very frustration and they don't understand. And I forgot to mention that I failed the sixth grade.:-(
Southfield , Michigan
Abdul - USA
I'm sorry to hear that you have been having trouble in school. It is important to do some things to rectify the situation.
You seem like an intelligent person. I am sure you can do better than getting into trouble in and outside of school. Certainly, you are too smart to have to repeat the 6th grade. At the very least, you should be able to get A's the next time around.
Although you can argue with teachers and adults, as well as other students, to try to prove you are right and they are wrong. But that method will not get you very far and result in problems. You have to think smart and learn to deal with people to help them see your views.
It is only natural not to want to do things you are told to do. However, you can sometimes negotiate the outcome. One thing to do is to be polite and show respect for the person's opinion. After listening to the person, you might even say, "Can I give my opinion on that?"
If you are hanging around with the wrong crowd, they can drag you down. Try to be friends with winners and not the losers. If you have friends who also get in trouble, perhaps you could be a leader that they can respect and look up to.
Look a the lesson When the Teacher is a Jerk to see how to handle adults. Realize that they have issues too.
It will be tough to get the respect of others, but you have the talent to become a champion in school. Just try to learn how to effectively deal with teachers, adults, and other students so that you can avoid problems and even be well-liked. I know you can do it.
Best wishes, and let me know how things turn out.
How to study for final exam
February 22, 2014
I like this letter
please send me this letter
"how to I study For final Exam"
ah - Burma
See Preparing for the Final Exams, as well as other lessons on taking tests.
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