Learn Smart: Strategies to Succeed in School and Life

PART 1 Learn It, Don't Sweat It

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CHAPTER 1 It's Your Style

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Left / Right Brain Quiz


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Game Scene

CHAPTER 2 The Manager of You Is You

26

Canada's Food Guide

PART 2 Practise Your Skills (Graduated texts)

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CHAPTER 3 Out There

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Storm Chasing: FAQs



Storm Chasing with Safety, Courtesy, and Responsibility



Stormtrack


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Counterfeiting: FAQs



Counterfeiting: Detection



Counterfeiting: Prevention



Counterfeiting: Statistics



Counterfeiting: CBC story


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Drugs and Sports: CBC story



Fair Play in Sports


46

Energy Drinks: The Dangers



Caffeine Content of Beverages



Caffeine: Wikipedia page



Caffeine: Health Canada recommendations and warnings


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Centre for Entrepreneurship, Education, and Development



Teen Business Link



Junior Achievement



Junior Achievement Highschool Programs



Teen Merchant and Entrepreneur Resources

CHAPTER 4 That's Entertainment

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Motion-capture



Motion-Capture: Short films


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Keep the Beat



War Child Canada



War Child Canada: Get Loud



War Child Canada: Projects


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Register your approved project


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APTN Programming


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Doodling as a Creative Process



Doodle Analysis



Doodle Day

CHAPTER 5 Going Green

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Hemp


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Spirit Bear Youth Coalition


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Ecological Footprint Quiz



How Lightly Do You Tread Upon This Earth?



Toronto's Ecological Footprint


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Propane-Powered Cars



FleetSmart

CHAPTER 6 Stand Up, Speak Up

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TeenHealthFX



Kids Help Phone


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World Vision Canada


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Dictionary


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Top 10 Terrific Traits of Autistic People



Successful People with Learning Disabilities


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AIDS activism



Children's AIDS Health Program

CHAPTER 7 Your Wired World

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Urban legends website



Urban Legends and Folklore


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Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test: Sample Test Booklet

PART 3 Explore Your Opportunities

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CHAPTER 8 Getting the Information You Need

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Ontario Ministry of Education Requirements

CHAPTER 9 Be Your Own Advocate



CHAPTER 10 Portfolios That Work



PART 4 From Here to There

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CHAPTER 11 Four Doors