There is a science to learning information well. In this session students will learn active study techniques and strategies to help them take visual notes, get organised, develop better focus, and stop the multitasking madness.
Year 11 Transitions
Discover how to make the transition from year 10 to year 11 as smooth as possible. Topics covered include: developing a positive mindset, dealing with distractions, study strategies, looking after your mind and body and staying motivated.
"I’ll start tomorrow”. Sound familiar? Why not start today? Learn how to identity your own procrastination patterns, find out what might be behind them, and motivate yourself at any time to get your work done.
Learn shortcuts to exam success and how to effectively prepare for exams to achieve maximum results. Topics covered include study strategies, positive self talk, minimising distractions, creating a plan of attack and the importance of sleep.
Attention! The Habits of Tech Savvy Students
Social media can be a massive time drain. This session gives students practical knowledge and tools to regain control of their devices and reclaim their focus.
If your students are so close to the end but they're struggling to find the motivation to keep going, this session is a winner! This session gives students practical strategies to set goals, motivate themselves at any time and cultivate solid habits that stick!
Here's what people have said about the presentations Jane delivers:
"We have had many guest speakers discussing study skills but none were as helpful as you. For once I was fully focused and interested in your presentation, everyone was. I'm really grateful for the awesome tips you gave us. Congratulations on actually making a difference in the way teenagers study today"
- Year 10 Student, Corpus Christi College
“It was great to hear how many students went home and spoke to their parents about your presentation. I’ve also received fabulous feedback from our staff – yours really is the best Study Skills presentation I have seen!”
- Head of Year, Wesley College
Jane's presentations and workshops are based on a combination of the best research and personal experience, particularly her years studying law and psychology and completing her doctorate at university.
Since every group of students is different, the presentations can be modified to best suit the needs of your students. Just let Jane know the key topics you would like covered and she can tailor-make a presentation/workshop for your group.
Jane can also administer a short online survey to identify students' pain points.
She speaks regularly on the following topics:
- effective study methods (e.g. dual coding and retrieval practice)
- exam preparation and specific techniques
- combating procrastination and how to motivate yourself at anytime
- cultivating focus and minimising distractions
- getting organised
- time management
- goal setting and habit formation
Most workshops/presentations run for 1 hour; however, they can be shortened or lengthened to suit your school periods and schedule.