Watch this video to learn the SQ3R (or Skim, , , , ) active reading strategy. Using SQ3R will help you to better learn and remember the things that you read for class.
This is a widely used method of taking notes. Before the lecture divide your page into four sections. You may like to prepare a number of pages in a note book, or use this template on every second page of a note book leaving space to write additional notes after the lecture.
Try the Cornell Method of annotating to organize your notes and thoughts as you go.
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