15 Mar


Reading on tests can be really boring for students. It’s easy to get distracted.

One way to stay engaged is to use a trick called externalization. There are two ways to externalize.

Underlining and/or circling what you read as you go along, otherwise known as annotating, is one method of externalization.

Want to learn the other? Watch today’s clip to find out!

Video runtime:
1 minute 59 seconds

Don’t Miss These Points…

  • Test taking best practices for students to stay engaged with reading (0:20)
  • Take notes as you read (0:34)
  • Read out loud or under your breath (1:17)

“…a really good trick is what I call externalizing.”