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How to Prepare for the HSC English Trials

One of the great sadistic joys that a teacher can feel each year is watching students dodge, dip, dive, duck, and dodge away from their responsibilities as the exam period looms closer and closer.  Where I see most students falter is in their dismal lack of planning for the HSC English trials. The Higher School …

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Science of Studying: Why Remembering Is Such a Pain

[imageframe lightbox=”yes” style=”dropshadow” bordercolor=”” bordersize=”0px” stylecolor=”” align=”center” animation_type=”fade” animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″][/imageframe]   Every day at school, we are bombarded with things we have to learn and remember, and at many times it can be an information overload. What we were never really taught properly however, is HOW to learn these things! The most basic of concepts …

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