Posts Tagged ‘studying’

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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HSC Notes – Take Note!

It’s a trope of this postmodern century and millenarian End-Times world that just about everything is designated as an “art” or “art-form”. Think “sandwich artists”, as if a stuffed roll, toasted or not, could suggest anything about your meagre existence other than its primal appetitive drives. Do we really think that munching on leavened bread…

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Study Plans that You Can Stick To

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Have you ever found yourself trying to force a study session and being completely crushed by an unrelenting lack of motivation?  Fear not, you aren’t alone. As it turns out our default mode of being is finding the path of least resistance. That’s not your only challenge either… The biggest wall you are faced with…

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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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Learning Styles

The way we learn isn’t always straightforward – our personalities and learning styles have a lot to do with how we process and retain information. According to the VAK Learning Model, there are three main types of learning: Visual Visual learners go by a basic concept: “Show me and I will understand”. This means that…

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