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

Mammals

2020-01-23T18:25:20+01:00

A mammal is an animal that feeds its babies with milk when it is young. There are over 4,500 types of mammals. Many of the most popular animals we know are mammals, for example, dogs, cats, horses, cows, but exotic animals like kangaroos, giraffes, elephants and anteaters belong to this group, too. Humans are also mammals. Mammals live in all regions and climates. They [...]

Mammals2020-01-23T18:25:20+01:00

VITAMINS

2020-01-24T11:38:14+01:00

The word “vitamin” goes back to the Polish scientist Casimir Funk in 1912.  He was studying a substance in the layer that covers rice.  This substance was believed to cure a disease called beriberi. Funk believed the substance belonged to a group of chemicals known as amines.  He added the Latin word "vita," meaning life.  So he called the substance a “vitamine” -- an amine necessary for life. Scientists have discovered fourteen [...]

VITAMINS2020-01-24T11:38:14+01:00