Teachers should help intermediate education students in their studies. Being well-organized and prepared for tests and exams can make a significant difference in the academic performance of intermediate education students. Effective studying starts with the right mindset; a positive attitude can turn a study from punishment to an opportunity to learn. Homework, projects, tests, and assignments are less likely to be forgotten if they are entered as soon as they are assigned. To practise active listening, concentrate on what’s being said. Distractions come in the form of cell phones, social media, and friends. Recognize what leads students to get distracted in class and how to avoid it. Avoid sitting next to friends if students know they will distract them. Students can also ensure that they are paying attention to their teacher by turning off their phones. Taking thorough notes in class will help students process the information they’re learning. These notes can also be used as study materials in preparation for a test. Check with friends or the teacher if they have missed a class to be sure your notes are complete. Make a mental note to speak with the teacher after class if students don’t want to ask in front of the class. After school, go over the notes from class and elaborate on them. Intermediate education for students is very important.