Give each person a puzzle piece to decorate... keeping the edges intact so it can be re-assembled. Use for a lesson on individual worth... how each individual piece is beautiful on its own. But what a masterpiece you get when you put them all together!
Summarizing Strategy called "the incredible shrinking notes". Students start out writing a summary of a reading selection on the large index card. Students are then given the medium sized card and have to take the information from the large card and condense it onto the medium sized card. Finally, students are given the small card and must take the information from the medium sized card and condense it further onto the small card. Great way for students to get to the main point/idea!
intense study tips for college. **includes link to SelfControl site that lets you set up a time to block certain sites (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.) while you're studying or in class. (I would modify some of her tips but overall great)