I recently overheard a year 12 student say to her friend:
“I can’t be bothered studying English … I can’t be bothered studying maths or biology … I’ll just sit here and do nothing.”
I suspect that this student was feeling overwhelmed by everything she had to do.
And we all know […]
Do you feel mentally exhausted at the end of the school day? Do you find it hard to make simple decisions and get started with your schoolwork?
There’s a reason for this: like a battery that needs to be recharged, by the end of the school day your mental resources are running low.
If you want to achieve solid marks at school, you need to be strategic. Ditch your highlighter pens. Stop re-reading your books and notes. These are incredibly boring and passive ways to study. You need new study strategies.
Below are 10 highly effective study strategies that can be applied to any subject area.
1. Dual coding […]
It’s a new year. A clean slate. The perfect time to break some bad study habits and replace them with more effective study habits.
Below I’ve listed 16 bad study habits many students develop, followed by more effective habits to replace each one.
How good does it feel to highlight information? Those […]