Poor performance on exams and assignments has compelled teachers to come up with creative ways to help their students learn proper study habits. Recently, three veteran educators have come up with the...
As students begin a new semester, this is the perfect time to establish some new routines to improve the process of doing homework.The first question to ask yourself is, "If there is one thing I could...
Why do examinations cause so much anxiety even to those who have already studied thoroughly? Many of our fears are based on wrong beliefs about tests in general, and these myths unfortunately prev...
Hypnosis is now widely used to assist you or your child to pass exams. With the pressure to succeed in education becoming ever greater, knowing how to improve your study skills and pass exams is incre...
At a recent education conference I attended, there was a lot of buzz about the "multi-tasking" learner. Essentially, educators are recognizing that today's students are plugged into their iPods®, sur...
Being prepared for a test is absolutely essential, but there are some things you can do while taking a test to reduce anxiety and improve your score.The following action plan will give you a greater ...
Let's face it, for most academic courses, you are going to spend a lot of time reading. It will usually be the primary way to obtain the information you need even if you have to go and learn by doing ...
So often note taking by students involves highlighting or underlining huge chunks of their text, or transcribing definitions, text and diagrams to such an extent that they practically rewrite the book...
When you study, you are probably more prone to negative thoughts than you would be in other spheres of work. You work on your own for the most part, with only your own thoughts for company.Working wit...
'Brainstorming' - It's a word you hear a lot as a student from teachers and tutors, so much so that you are probably tempted to switch off because you think you've heard it all before. But before you ...