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It's much easier to take a minute to ask the teacher during or after class than to struggle to remember later that night. Just because it's called "homework" doesn't mean you have to do it at home.
If you have a lot of homework or activities, ask how long the particular homework assignment should take. Use study periods or other extra time in your school day.
Most of us need a break between subjects or to break up long stretches of studying.
Active breaks are a great way to keep your energy up. If you had allocated 30 minutes for reading a biology chapter and it only took 20, you can apply those extra 10 minutes to a short break—or just move on to your next task. The more you use this system, the easier it will become.
There's nothing worse than having a completed assignment that you can't find the next morning.
Now you're free to hang out — without the guilt of unfinished work hanging over you.
Those lost hours could be explained by Parkinson’s Law, which states, “Work expands to fill the time available for its completion.” In other words, if you give yourself all night to memorize those geometry formulas for your quiz tomorrow, you’ll inevitably find that a 30 minute task has somehow filled your entire evening. But even with lots and lots to do, a few tweaks to your study routine could help you spend less time getting more accomplished.
Here are 8 steps to make Parkinson’s Law work to your advantage: This should be a list of everything that has to be done that evening. Collect EVERYTHING you will need for the homework you are working on (like your laptop for writing assignments and pencils for problem sets).