productivity

WAYS TO DEVELOP A GROWTH MINDSET AS A STUDENT

WHAT IS MINDSET? Mindset refers to the collection of thoughts and beliefs that shapes one’s thought habits and your thought habits affect how you think, what you feel and what you do.  Your mindset impacts how you make sense of the world and how you make sense of yourself. In a word, mindset can be [...]

HOW TECHNOLOGY IMPACTS MODERN LEARNING.

WHAT IS TECHNOLOGY? Technology is the application of scientific knowledge to the practical aims of human life, it is sometimes said to be the change and manipulation of the human environment. It is the branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with life, society and the [...]

WHY STUDENTS FORGET AND WHAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT IT

 Forgetting is a common part of daily life. Sometimes these memory slips are simple and fairly harmless, such as forgetting you have an assignment to do, where you kept your keys or who you borrowed your notes. WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO FORGET?  To forget simply means failure to remember. Forgetting or dis-remembering is the apparent loss [...]

TIPS TO IMPROVE ACTIVE LISTENING SKILLS

INTRODUCTION According to the Oxford Living Dictionaries, to listen is to give attention to sound or action. When listening, one is hearing what others are saying and trying to understand what it means. The act of listening involves cognitive and behavioural processes. Listening is an important component of learning. A student’s ability to actively listen [...]

10 TIPS TO REDUCE HOMEWORK STRESS

INTRODUCTION Homework is an essential part of school education and can not be avoided. It is normal for students to get overwhelmed or frustrated as a result of multiple difficult homework, but this goes further to cause a serious damage on their ability to focus and retain vital information. It can also lead to piled [...]

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO STUDY?

INTRODUCTION Learning to manage your time effectively is an important skill in life. The perfect time to study is different for everyone. As long as you are consistent in your schedule, your brain and body will get used to studying at the same time every day. It’s important to pick a good location without distractions [...]

SIX STUDENT BEHAVIOURS THAT WILL CAUSE YOUR TEACHER TO LIKE YOU

BEHAVIOUR Behaviour simply refers to the way and manner in which one acts or conducts oneself, especially towards others. Below are positive behaviours that will catch your teacher’s attention. 1. GO TO CLASS EARLY No teacher is happy to see a student walk into the class when lessons have started. It is right for the [...]

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DO’S AND DON’TS: TIPS FOR THRIVING IN SCHOOL.

DO’S Take responsibility for your success or failure at school. The quality of time you devote to your studies will reflect on your grades. Never blame anyone for your academic failure, challenges or problem, face your fears and get the best out of it.  Set reasonable and achievable academic goals every term. Follow up these [...]

5 TIPS FOR OVERCOMING PROCRASTINATION

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 [...]

10 THINGS TOP STUDENTS DO

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 [...]

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