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  • Active  – always work with a pen and paper, look for key points, test yourself. Never just sit down and read for a set period. Focus on tasks, not time. Organised  – always ask yourself at the start of a study session, "What do I want to have completed in this session?" Have a plan for what you want to cover this week and this month. Have an overview of the priority areas in each subject. Aimed at Understanding  – always look to build material into patterns and associations that make sense to you. Link new information with your existing knowledge of a subject. Make use of graphic examples and illustrations. When you understand something, you will have little difficulty in remembering it.
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Students

    1. 1. 7 Habits of Effective Students
    2. 2. In Unit 2 You Will Learn • What a habit is. • About the seven habits of highly effective students. • The “Marshmallow Challenge”.
    3. 3. Next Video 6:30 min Watch the video for a review of the seven habits.
    4. 4. What is a Habit?
    5. 5. A behaviour that is repeated regularly & tends to occur unconsciously. P.9
    6. 6. How long do habits take to form?
    7. 7. 18 – 40 Days. P.9
    8. 8. What types of habits are there?
    9. 9. 3. Bad2. Neutral1. Good P.9
    10. 10. THE SEVEN HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE STUDENTS
    11. 11. Be Proactive Habit #1
    12. 12. Being proactive means instead reacting to events as they happen you design your own events. P.9
    13. 13. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE for your own happiness or unhappiness.
    14. 14. You DON'T BLAME others
    15. 15. Write down your goal from Unit 1 (p5) P.9
    16. 16. Three Parts to Being Proactive: 2. Creative Imagination P.9 1. Self- awareness 3. Independent Will
    17. 17. Self-awareness is understanding you have: Stimulus................. CHOICE ………..Response
    18. 18. If your phone is ringing, you can choose turn it off for one hour & study. Self-Awareness Is:
    19. 19. Using your imagination to visualise different options. 2. Creative Imagination
    20. 20. Use your creativity to overcome boredom. Creative Imagination Study in unusual ways (Learning Styles).
    21. 21. You aren’t forced to conform to what others expect from you. 3. Independent Will
    22. 22. The opposite of proactive is reactive.
    23. 23. That is; being pushed & pulled by events, drifting, not in control.
    24. 24. Their lives are largely out of their control. Reactive People react when they are in a crisis.
    25. 25. Proactive People are likely to say: How many CAO points do I want, and what will I do to achieve it?
    26. 26. Do you make proactive or reactive choices? (Circle which) P.10
    27. 27. Can you turn some reactive statements into proactive ones? P.10 Answers on next slide.
    28. 28. Reactive Proactive I don’t have time to study How shall I make time to study? Why should I bother with this? I need to do this to achieve my goal I’m too tired What can I do to increase my energy? I’ve never been very good at maths… How can I improve my maths skills & enjoy the process? What is the meaning of life? What is the meaning I wish to give to my life?
    29. 29. Begin With The End In Mind Habit #2
    30. 30. If you aren't clear about what you want you will wander & waste time.
    31. 31. Mission Statement Quiz P.10
    32. 32. To Organize The World’s Information And Make It Universally Accessible And Useful P.10
    33. 33. To Refresh The World. To Inspire Moments Of Optimism And Happiness. To Create Value And Make A Difference.” P.10
    34. 34. To Be Earth’s Most Customer Centric Company; To Build A Place Where People Can Come To Find And Discover Anything They Might Want To Buy Online. P.10
    35. 35. Our mission and values are to help people and businesses throughout the world realise their full potential. P.10
    36. 36. We Grant The Wishes Of Children With Life-threatening Medical Conditions To Enrich The Human Experience With Hope, Strength And Joy P.10
    37. 37. My mission is to make a difference in the lives of others by sharing my life experiences & knowledge about healthy living. Dietitian – Personal Mission Statement
    38. 38. Write your personal statement (10 min) Ideas: Any shape or size Some short Some long Some poems Some songs Anagram of your name A favourite quote A pictureP.11
    39. 39. Habit #3 Put First Things First
    40. 40. This habit helps to you focus on and complete the most important things in your life.
    41. 41. There are four different ways we can be The Procrastinator • Exam tomorrow • Project up today • Late for work • Bike tyre flat The Prioritiser • Planning/Goals • Essay due Tuesday • Gym • Cinema The Slacker • To much TV • Facebook all day • Big gamer Yes man/woman • Unimportant calls • Others problems • Interruptions • Peer Pressure
    42. 42. The Procrastinator Motto: I’m going to stop procrastinating sometime soon. Trait: Leave everything to last possible moment. Result: Stress, burn out, mediocre performance.
    43. 43. The Prioritiser Motto: I am going to do whatever it takes to achieve my goals. Trait: Lives life according to what matters most even when it’s difficult to say “No.” Result: Control of life, Balance, High performance
    44. 44. The Yes Man/Woman Motto: “Tomorrow I’ll be more assertive, if that’s ok with you?” Trait: Always doing things for others and not themselves. Result: Reputation for being a pleaser, lack of discipline, feels like a doormat.
    45. 45. The Slacker Motto: “Whatever.” Trait: Generally just does as s/he pleases. Result: Lacks responsibility, has guilt, flakiness.
    46. 46. Shade in proportionately what quadrant you spend your time in P.11
    47. 47. Share this with the person beside you. • Will this be ok for you to achieve your goals? • Is there any changes you need to make in your lifestyle? Take 5 minutes to discuss & write the solutions down. P.12
    48. 48. Quadrant Advice Cut down on Quadrant 4 (Slacker) Shrink Quadrant 1 (Procrastination) Increase Quadrant 2 (The Prioritiser) Say No to Quadrant 3 (Yes Wo/man)
    49. 49. Think ‘Win-Win’ Habit #4
    50. 50. How can you create a ‘win-win’ atmosphere of in your school?
    51. 51. In relationships with your teachers.
    52. 52. Your teachers want to teach. Your teachers want you to achieve your potential.
    53. 53. Teachers need to feel their work has purpose in helping you in achieve your goals.
    54. 54. You Win - Teachers Win!
    55. 55. Also celebrate the accomplishments of other students.
    56. 56. Take 2 minutes to write down what you can do to create a ‘Win-Win’ atmosphere in your school. P.12
    57. 57. First Listen To Understand Habit #5
    58. 58. Because most people don't listen very well, one of the great frustrations in life is that many don't feel understood.
    59. 59. This habit ensures you learn the most important communication skill there is: Active Listening.
    60. 60. Look at the next few slides & decide what your listening habit is. P.12
    61. 61. Thinking About What To Say Next My boyfriend just dumped me and got back with his ex. Yeah.. I have a boyfriend, he’s just lovely…
    62. 62. Being ‘spaced out’. When someone is speaking and your mind is in another galaxy. Daydreaming
    63. 63. Thinking About Something You Need To Do Later
    64. 64. Paying Absolute Attention. Listen with eyes, heart & ears.
    65. 65. Paying Absolute Attention Empathy: Stand In Their Shoes. Try to see & feel the world as they do.
    66. 66. Coming In & Out Of Attention
    67. 67. Habit #6 Synergise
    68. 68. Synergy is achieved when two or more people work together to create something better than either could alone.
    69. 69. Is there synergy in your class? P.13
    70. 70. Geese can fly 71% further in a V formation than they can alone
    71. 71. How could you work together better? P.13
    72. 72. Habit #7 Monthly Review
    73. 73. Seven Habits Of Highly Effective Students Habit 1 Be Proactive Habit 2 Begin With The End In Mind Habit 3 Put First Things First Habit 4 Think ‘Win-Win’ Habit 5 Seek First to Understand, Then Be Understood Habit 6 Synergize Habit 7 Monthly Review
    74. 74. Each month you could review the six habits and see if they have become habits.
    75. 75. By “reviewing" you are keeping your personal effectiveness in focus so that you can better deal with life. P.13
    76. 76. The Marshmallow Challenge A Fun Teamwork/Synergy Promotion Exercise
    77. 77. WHAT YOU NEED: • Teams of 4 • A table for each team • 20 sticks of spaghetti • 1 metre of masking tape • 1 metre of string • 1 Marshmallow • 1 Stopwatch
    78. 78. 18 minutes to build the highest spaghetti tower that will support the marshmallow for at least 10 seconds
    79. 79. Ready Steady Go!
    80. 80. Watch a TED talk about the marshmallow challenge. Next Video 7:30 min
    81. 81. Worst Results: Recent Business School Graduates Why? • Too competitive. • Rigid in thinking. • Poor listening. • Built structure then placed marshmallow on top.
    82. 82. Best Results: Recent Kindergarten School Graduates Why? • No egos; worked well as a team (Synergy). • More creative. • Started with Marshmallow & built structure to support it.
    83. 83. Thinking about the seven habits, what did you learn about yourself by doing this exercise? P.13
    84. 84. QUIZ TIME P.14
    85. 85. : Answers: 1b, 2c, 3d, 4b, 5d, 6c
    86. 86. In Unit 2 You Learned • What a habit is. • About the seven habits of highly effective students. • The “Marshmallow Challenge”.

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