As the school semester begins to wind down, many students will be studying and taking semester exams. The Coursera Blog has posted a list oGirl In Homeschooling With Their Parentsf ten rules of bad studying—common studying methods that just don’t work. Be sure to take the time to share these time-wasting studying techniques with your student so they can get the most out of their studying time. Among the things to avoid are:

  • Merely glancing at a problem’s solution and thinking you know how to do it.
  • Repeatedly solving problems of the same type that you already know how to solve.
  • Letting study sessions with friends turn into chat sessions.
  • Thinking you can learn deeply when you are being constantly distracted.

Check out the full list of bad study habits and why they don’t work.