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Success Planner KNOW YOURSELF Student Wall Planner and Study Guide
Study Technique - Learning Study Effectiveness Learning Style and Learning Behaviour Drive/Motivation
Know Your Learning Style u (1) Not everybody learns from the same way. u Most people actually have a preferred learning style.
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.
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
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
(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
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
(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
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
(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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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