Taking notes is an essential part to a successful education. Not only does is help you organize your thoughts, but it is proven to help your memory. While taking notes when going through your online course work, you are basically putting together a reference book that you can use on all assessments, including your final exams! Not to mentions, students are required to submit at least 3 pages of notes per subject at their PLP meetings.
At Delta Charter School, students use the Cornell Note-taking method. A study published in 2008 by Wichita State University found that Cornell Note-taking helps students to synthesize and apply learned knowledge.
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