BASIC STUDY SKILLS TO ACHIEVE ACADEMIC SUCCESS

2020-02-12T18:05:25+01:00

1. UNDERSTAND YOURSELF Understanding of one’s self is a great tool towards achieving academic success. It is necessary to have adequate knowledge of yourself. Knowing yourself basically involves knowing your strengths and weaknesses, focusing on your strengths and working on your weaknesses. Identifying how well you learn and when best you learn. 2.       READ ACTIVELY [...]

BASIC STUDY SKILLS TO ACHIEVE ACADEMIC SUCCESS2020-02-12T18:05:25+01:00

THE IMPORTANCE OF SCHOOL EDUCATION IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT

2020-02-10T14:04:44+01:00

Education is the process of facilitating learning or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits. Educational methods include teaching, training, storytelling, discussion and directed research. Education frequently takes place under the guidance of educators. Education can take place in formal or informal settings and any experience that has a formative effect on the way one thinks, feels, or acts may be considered educational. Formal education is commonly divided [...]

THE IMPORTANCE OF SCHOOL EDUCATION IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT2020-02-10T14:04:44+01:00

5 TIPS FOR OVERCOMING PROCRASTINATION

2020-02-06T13:01:41+01:00

1.     GET STARTED Whatever the task might be, getting started is half the battle towards completion. When you finally get started on something, you get it done much more easily or quickly than you initially planned. In other words, it wasn’t as hard as you thought. As Laotzu once declared:                                   “A journey of a [...]

5 TIPS FOR OVERCOMING PROCRASTINATION2020-02-06T13:01:41+01:00

10 THINGS TOP STUDENTS DO

2020-02-05T14:17:40+01:00

1.     THEY GOOGLE EVERYTHING Google has everything you need. It’s like an automatic reaction. You heard a new concept = go to Google for a quick explanation. Don’t think just because your teacher gives you a textbook and some examples on the blackboard that you’re limited to that information. You have a massive free search engine [...]

10 THINGS TOP STUDENTS DO2020-02-05T14:17:40+01:00

FIVE TIPS TO HELP SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS SET BETTER GOALS IN THE FINAL YEAR OF SCHOOL

2020-02-03T13:03:05+01:00

FOCUS ON A POSITIVE TARGET Goals are set as either “approach-oriented” or “avoidance-oriented”. Approach-oriented goals focus on a positive target and involve trying to move toward this desirable outcome. For example, “I want to strive to get over 80% in biology.” Avoidance goals focus on avoiding negative outcomes. For example, “I want to avoid getting [...]

FIVE TIPS TO HELP SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS SET BETTER GOALS IN THE FINAL YEAR OF SCHOOL2020-02-03T13:03:05+01:00

MAXIMIZING STUDY AND MINIMIZING STRESS

2020-01-31T13:24:47+01:00

Understanding and managing what contributes to good performance is essential to reduce stress levels for exams. Preparation is the key to performance. This must start early, allowing time to build confidence with the subject matter and assist your memory recall. To perform well in exams you need to think about “training” a range of skills. [...]

MAXIMIZING STUDY AND MINIMIZING STRESS2020-01-31T13:24:47+01:00

I HAVE AN EXAM TOMORROW BUT DON’T FEEL PREPARED – WHAT SHOULD I DO?

2020-01-30T17:40:22+01:00

To pass tomorrow’s exam, cramming might help you write more on the paper than you would have without doing any form of study, depending on how stressed out you are. But it certainly won’t help you learn the information deeply. You will have forgotten most of what you crammed within a week.  CRAMMING DOESN’T WORK [...]

I HAVE AN EXAM TOMORROW BUT DON’T FEEL PREPARED – WHAT SHOULD I DO?2020-01-30T17:40:22+01:00

What’s the best, most effective way to take notes?

2020-01-29T11:25:22+01:00

                                                                                                   If you’re just copying down what [...]

What’s the best, most effective way to take notes?2020-01-29T11:25:22+01:00

Study habits for success: tips for students

2020-01-28T10:59:25+01:00

Focus! And don’t multi-task Our brains are impressive machines, but they can’t handle everything at once. There is simply too much going on in our sensory environment for us to digest. To be effective, we need to direct our attention to just one or two tasks at a time. That generally means no background music [...]

Study habits for success: tips for students2020-01-28T10:59:25+01:00

3 TIME MANAGEMENT TIPS THAT ACTUALLY WORK

2020-01-24T14:44:37+01:00

Time management can be tough. What is urgent in your life and what is important to your life are often very different things. This is especially true with your health, where the important issues almost never seem urgent even though your life ultimately hangs in the balance. No, going to the gym today isn't urgent, but it is [...]

3 TIME MANAGEMENT TIPS THAT ACTUALLY WORK2020-01-24T14:44:37+01:00