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1 Success Planner KNOW YOURSELF Student Wall Planner and Study Guide

2 Study Technique - Learning Study Effectiveness Learning Style and Learning Behaviour Drive/Motivation

3 Know Your Learning Style u (1) Not everybody learns from the same way. u Most people actually have a preferred learning style.

4 Your Learning Style u Find out which of the three learning styles suits you best: w Auditory – listening w Visual – seeing and writing w Kinesthetic – motor skills - action u Your best learning style will help you with increased data retention and Study.

5 Your Learning Style  (2) Your learning style has implications for how you study and  Also how you manage your learning at school and at home

6 Auditory - (3) Learn by Listening u Learn from verbal instructions u Talk while you write u Remember names but forget faces u Distracted by noise u Remember by listening, especially with music u Games and pictures are annoying and distracting

7 (4) Auditory Learner u Learn from tapes/digital recorder u Listen and take notes u Review notes frequently u Sit in the classroom where you can hear well u Read, summarise and recite it aloud

8 Visual (5) – Learn by Seeing + Writing or Drawing u See words or pictures u Remember faces but not names u Vivid imagination u Think in pictures u Facial expression can tell their moods u Use colour u Tend to draw diagrams and flow charts to summarise

9 (6) Visual Learner u Use charts, maps u Notes and flash cards u Practice visualising or picture words/concepts in your head u Write out everything for frequent and quick visual review u Place notes around you

10 Kinesthetic – (7) Learn by Using Motor Skills – ‘Action’ u Learn by doing, being mostly active and moving u Not an avid reader u Remember what was done, not what was seen or discussed u Doesn’t ‘hear’ things well u Touch is important u Impulsive u Loves games

11 (8) Kinesthetic – Learner u Learn taking and keeping notes u Write things out several times is important u Explore things physically – mould, manipulate, hit or pound

12 Know Your Learning Behaviours u Effective learners (9) ACTIVELY seek to advance their learning, u Ineffective learners (10) PASSIVELY wait for everything to come to them.

13 Checklist  Use the checklist to give you a quick assessment on how you are using the various (11) learning behaviours as your disposal at the moment.

14 Learning Behaviour  (12) Changing your habits in and out of class is not a easy task.  If there are learning behaviours you want to work on and change –  you have to write them down as your goal and  Frequently ask yourself if you are making progress or not

15 Managing Test Anxiety u It is (13) natural to feel anxiety about taking tests. u A little test anxiety helps motivate you to prepare for your best. u It is what you do with the anxiety that is important.

16 Managing Test Anxiety  (14) Any time you face a challenge in life you are likely to be faced with similar anxious feelings.  If you are too anxious about taking a test it can affect your preparation and your ability to answer questions properly.

17 What Can I Do About Test Anxiety? u (15) Good Study Techniques u (16) Study Routine is Important u (17) Rest and Well Fed u (18) Stay Away from Junk Foods u (19) Don’t talk to people about the material as you wait to go into the test u (20) Deep Breaths u (21) Focus on Positive Self-Statements

18 DETER Strategy u Follow a plan for taking the test such as: w (22) D = Directions w Read the test directions very carefully w (23) E = Examine w Examine the entire test w (24) T = Time w Appropriate amount of time per marks given w (25) E = Easiest w Easiest questions first w (26) R = Review w Allow time for reviewing the test at the end

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