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1 LEARN HOW TO STUDY Student Wall Planner and Study Guide Success
2 Why Study? Keep Your Parents and Teachers Happy? May be it is to improve:KnowledgeUnderstandingSelf SatisfactionInformation RecallMarks
3 Process Stop NOW! Now ACT on the methods to be shown! Yes No Do you want to know HOW to improve?Yes NoStop NOW!Do you BELIEVE you can improve?Yes NoDo you really WANT to improve?Yes NoDo you NEED to improve?
4 Study Study is not learning. Study (1) is the process that should help you to retain what you are taught and what you learn in the long term.
5 Study By studying what you are taught you will be better able to: (2) Recall it(3) Use it(4) Explain it to others and(5) Achieve results that are the best reflection of your ability
6 StudyStudy is about:Doing a variety of things to get your mind actively engaged in your workDoing things oftenWays that help you remember and apply what you have been taught
7 StudyStudy is:(6) A routine that you organise and use to achieve your very best effort(7) An activity that requires discipline
8 The 12 Pieces to the Puzzle 1 Set Your Goals2 Learn (8) How to Study3 Understand and Use Your (9) Wall Planner4 (10) Prepare for Examinations5 Manage the Basics6 Know Yourself
9 The 12 Pieces to the Puzzle 7 (11) Motivate Yourself8 Improve Your Memory and Recall9 Use Mapping Strategies10 Improve Your Reading and Essay Technique11 Streamline Your Bookwork and Note Taking Technique12 (12) Evolve as an Independent Learner
10 Study is …. Something that takes organisation, time and effort A process of doing things frequentlyNot a ‘natural’ thing for most people(13) Work you set for yourselfA focus on routineRepeated practice until you are confident(14) A way of achieving your best personal resultsMaking the effort to see your teacher if you do not understand thingsA way to avoid the need to ‘cram’ at the last minuteGrowing in confidence about your school work and ability
11 Study is NOT …….. Doing any work set by the teacher Something that only ‘smart’ students doDoing any work set by the teacherReading over thingsDoing assignmentsHomeworkSomething you ‘get back to later’Repeating the same mistakesSomething you do after you get a bad test resultSpending lots of hours doing the wrong activitiesSitting in your room for hours just (15) looking through your notes
12 Study Technique - Learning Study EffectivenessLearning Style and Learning BehaviourDrive/Motivation
13 Study Record The Student Wall Planner has a Study Record section. Place a () in the box for each (16) 30 minutes of study you do for each subject area.Many students find this progress (17) method encouraging.
14 Homework v’s StudyXSometimes student think study is doing assignmentsSometimes student think study is doing homeworkSometimes student think study is reading over their notesStudy is (18) done to supplement homework and assignmentsEven is you have no homework you (19) always have STUDY!XX
15 Homework v’s StudyIf no study is done on new material covered in class, then on average one forgets up to 80% of what was taught within 24 hoursHowever if the new material is studied within 24 hours it takes 7 days before 80% is forgottenIf a 2nd study review is done within the next 7 days then it takes 30 days to forget up to 80% of the material
16 Think About Your Homework and Study Habits COMPLETE THE TABLE(1) Try to avoid doing too much(2) Plan Specific times(3) Utilise same period of time daily(4) Specific goal for my homework and study times(5) Hardest task first?
17 Think About Your Homework and Study Habits (6) Start my work on time(7) Review my notes before beginning assignments(8) Tell friends not to contact me during homework and study sessions(9) Phone a friend when a task is too difficult(10) Use weekends to review my school work
18 Analyse Your TimeExperiment and try different times and see which works for you.You simply need to discover which (20) general time (or combinations) suits you best with other activities or interests you have.Remember to get all things into balance.
19 Time Analysis Chart (Average Hours Per Week) HomeworkAssignmentStudyTotal103281149125137151416186211723
20 Analyse Your Time Early in the morning before school? Are you doing the suggested time on homework, assignments and study?When is the best time of the day to do things?Early in the morning before school?After school – fresh in your mind?Evening after a meal and relaxedTry something new – get up early one morning a week for the next 5 weeks to do your work
21 Other Study Ideas 1 Form a Study Group 2 Summarise Topics – Pages 3 Cards – Definitions and Key Points4 Diagrams5 Extended Reading (beyond text)6 Review Daily/Weekly Information
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