Good Study Habits: Secrets to School Success Darwin C. Macalanda  Guidance Coordinator
Ten (10) IMPORTANT STUDY SECRETS
1. Knowing  Your Teachers   What Does Your Teacher   Want?   •  To see your performance  improve over time.  •  To make yo...
WHEN  YOU   AND YOUR   TEACHER  DON’T GET ALONG,  YOU DO NOT  ACHIEVE SCHOOL SUCCESS
2.  Be A Good Student   <ul><li>Do not absent in class.   </li></ul><ul><li>Always come on time.   </li></ul><ul><li>Never...
Thin Thighs, Starved Brain   3.  Eat Your Breakfast Skipping a breakfast can make you dizzy. A low-calorie diet can make y...
<ul><li>Be here now. </li></ul><ul><li>Stop worrying about the past or future. </li></ul><ul><li>Live as much as possible ...
<ul><li>Good listening means you are paying attention. </li></ul><ul><li>You can not listen if you are  talking! </li></ul...
6. Learn To Read <ul><li>Reading a textbook is not like reading a magazine, a newspaper, or a book you are reading for fun...
<ul><li>The “3 S” Reading  Method   </li></ul>Skim  Scrutinize Sweep Up
<ul><li>Look at the pictures  and illustrations and read the  captions underneath. </li></ul><ul><li>Read the summary and ...
<ul><li>Pick your peak time for scrutinizing.   </li></ul><ul><li>Read manageable chunks.   </li></ul><ul><li>Banish all d...
Sweep Up <ul><li>Read through the assigned chapter or chapters again. </li></ul><ul><li>Read through any parts  you feel w...
7. Manage YOUR Time   <ul><li>Learn to organize and utilize your time to best complete your tasks and responsibilities </l...
<ul><li>Set a regular time to study </li></ul><ul><li>Remove distractions </li></ul><ul><li>Have necessary supplies </li><...
<ul><li>“ LAGING HANDA” </li></ul><ul><li>Mental preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Read and review your books and notes </li><...
<ul><li>Pay attention to the number of points each questions is worth and allot your time accordingly. </li></ul><ul><li>I...
<ul><li>The Real Group Study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You have a study net </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group study keeps you m...
Studying at Your Own <ul><ul><li>Alone  “In  the  Zone” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set your mind that you are an  unstoppa...
<ul><li>10. Learn The Memory Tricks </li></ul>Mnemonics Memory tricks that can help remember things that we need to know.
Mnemonic devices can help you: File and retrieve important information for upcoming exams. Apply what you learn to how you...
Acronyms <ul><li>Acronyms are formed by using the first letter from the group of words to form a new word </li></ul>
Acronyms <ul><li>LASER   </li></ul><ul><li>L ight </li></ul><ul><li>A mplification by </li></ul><ul><li>S timulated </li><...
Acrostics <ul><li>Made of words that each begin with each letter or letters that start each item in a series you want to r...
Sample Acrostics <ul><li>My Very Eager Mother Just Serve Us Nice </li></ul><ul><li>Mercury,  Venus,  Earth,  Mars,  Jupite...
Let us Review the Ten Secrets <ul><li>Know  your  teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Be  a  good  student </li></ul><ul><li>Eat  yo...
S T U D Y Let us  My Turn to Check if You Can Keep the Secrets
<ul><li>Give at least three secrets for school success. </li></ul><ul><li>Know your teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Be a good st...
<ul><li>What are the  “3s” of Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Method? </li></ul><ul><li>Skim </li></ul><ul><li>Scrutinize  </li>...
<ul><li>Why do  we need  to eat our breakfast? </li></ul><ul><li>So that we will not feel dizzy or weak for the day </li><...
<ul><li>What do we call a memory trick that is formed by using the first letter from the group of words to form a new word...
<ul><li>What will you do to become a good student? </li></ul><ul><li>Do not absent  </li></ul><ul><li>Always come on time ...
Enjoy Learning!   Aim High  and  Hit the Mark!!!
Let us Take  Advantage  of the Secrets L E A R N I love to Do  you  have  questions?
<ul><li>Good Thinking! </li></ul><ul><li>A  </li></ul><ul><li>Immaculate of Mary Button Pin for you! </li></ul>My affirmat...
<ul><li>What  </li></ul><ul><li>a  </li></ul><ul><li>great  </li></ul><ul><li>idea! </li></ul><ul><li>A  </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Nice Talking! </li></ul><ul><li>Singapore Key Chain for sharing your thought! </li></ul>My Affirmation Your Prize
<ul><li>You  </li></ul><ul><li>are very good! </li></ul><ul><li>This </li></ul><ul><li>cute ID lace is for you </li></ul>M...
<ul><li>That’s </li></ul><ul><li>a  </li></ul><ul><li>good student </li></ul><ul><li>A  </li></ul><ul><li>unique  </li></u...
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Study Habits For Children

  1. 1. Good Study Habits: Secrets to School Success Darwin C. Macalanda Guidance Coordinator
  2. 2. Ten (10) IMPORTANT STUDY SECRETS
  3. 3. 1. Knowing Your Teachers What Does Your Teacher Want? • To see your performance improve over time. • To make you excited about learning and improving in the future, even after you leave their classes. • To be treated with respect and honesty. • To know, at the very least, that all students are trying their best.
  4. 4. WHEN YOU AND YOUR TEACHER DON’T GET ALONG, YOU DO NOT ACHIEVE SCHOOL SUCCESS
  5. 5. 2. Be A Good Student <ul><li>Do not absent in class. </li></ul><ul><li>Always come on time. </li></ul><ul><li>Never bring “entertainment” </li></ul><ul><li>to class. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t lie or cheat. </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in class discussion. </li></ul><ul><li>Do your homework </li></ul><ul><li>Respect your classmates and teachers </li></ul>
  6. 6. Thin Thighs, Starved Brain 3. Eat Your Breakfast Skipping a breakfast can make you dizzy. A low-calorie diet can make you feel weak and short of breath and can cause memory problems.
  7. 7. <ul><li>Be here now. </li></ul><ul><li>Stop worrying about the past or future. </li></ul><ul><li>Live as much as possible in the present. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t look at the clock. </li></ul><ul><li>Stay focused and concentrate </li></ul><ul><li>Do not day dream </li></ul>4. LIVE IN THE MOMENT
  8. 8. <ul><li>Good listening means you are paying attention. </li></ul><ul><li>You can not listen if you are talking! </li></ul><ul><li>Listen carefully to the assignment and write it down in your notebook. </li></ul><ul><li>Listen for the essential phrases from the teacher: </li></ul><ul><li> “ This is important…” </li></ul><ul><li>“ It is essential that you know…” </li></ul>5. Listen Actively
  9. 9. 6. Learn To Read <ul><li>Reading a textbook is not like reading a magazine, a newspaper, or a book you are reading for fun. </li></ul><ul><li>You will not get much if you read it casually or if you read it just once. </li></ul><ul><li>To master what you are reading, you need to go over it three times. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The “3 S” Reading Method </li></ul>Skim Scrutinize Sweep Up
  11. 11. <ul><li>Look at the pictures and illustrations and read the captions underneath. </li></ul><ul><li>Read the summary and answer the quiz at the end of the chapter. </li></ul>Skim To skim means to preview
  12. 12. <ul><li>Pick your peak time for scrutinizing. </li></ul><ul><li>Read manageable chunks. </li></ul><ul><li>Banish all distractions. </li></ul><ul><li>Mark your textbooks. </li></ul>Scrutinize
  13. 13. Sweep Up <ul><li>Read through the assigned chapter or chapters again. </li></ul><ul><li>Read through any parts you feel weak in. </li></ul><ul><li>Master the material. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask a classmate or go to your teacher. </li></ul>
  14. 14. 7. Manage YOUR Time <ul><li>Learn to organize and utilize your time to best complete your tasks and responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Create a short term and long term time table </li></ul><ul><li>List the things that you will do after schooling </li></ul><ul><li>Start with your assignments and end with reading your notes </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Set a regular time to study </li></ul><ul><li>Remove distractions </li></ul><ul><li>Have necessary supplies </li></ul><ul><li>Record assignments in an assignment book or on a calendar </li></ul>8. Be Prepared in CLASS
  16. 16. <ul><li>“ LAGING HANDA” </li></ul><ul><li>Mental preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Read and review your books and notes </li></ul><ul><li>Free your mind from worries </li></ul><ul><li>Think positive thoughts </li></ul><ul><li>Physical preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Get enough sleep </li></ul><ul><li>Feed your body </li></ul><ul><li>Dress appropriately </li></ul><ul><li>Functional preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Test permit </li></ul><ul><li>Pencils/ pen </li></ul><ul><li>Pad papers </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Pay attention to the number of points each questions is worth and allot your time accordingly. </li></ul><ul><li>If you have trouble with a question, go to the next one and come back to it later. </li></ul><ul><li>Make brief, concise notes for each essay question. </li></ul>During the Test
  18. 18. <ul><li>The Real Group Study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You have a study net </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group study keeps you motivated </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Get In With The Right Crowd </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid careless and disruptive people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid students above or way below your skill level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agree that your study time is sacred </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avoid having too much fun </li></ul></ul>9. CREATE A STUDY PLAN
  19. 19. Studying at Your Own <ul><ul><li>Alone “In the Zone” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set your mind that you are an unstoppable learning machine. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Conquer your fear and insecurity and believe that you will be doing great. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tell yourself this: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ I am in my study zone” </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>10. Learn The Memory Tricks </li></ul>Mnemonics Memory tricks that can help remember things that we need to know.
  21. 21. Mnemonic devices can help you: File and retrieve important information for upcoming exams. Apply what you learn to how you live. Enjoy learning for its own satisfaction and share it with others.
  22. 22. Acronyms <ul><li>Acronyms are formed by using the first letter from the group of words to form a new word </li></ul>
  23. 23. Acronyms <ul><li>LASER </li></ul><ul><li>L ight </li></ul><ul><li>A mplification by </li></ul><ul><li>S timulated </li></ul><ul><li>E mission of </li></ul><ul><li>R adiation </li></ul>SCUBA S elf C ontained U nderwater B reathing A pparatus
  24. 24. Acrostics <ul><li>Made of words that each begin with each letter or letters that start each item in a series you want to remember. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Sample Acrostics <ul><li>My Very Eager Mother Just Serve Us Nice </li></ul><ul><li>Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, </li></ul><ul><li>Decadent Hector Killed Meg’s Gigantic Terrier </li></ul><ul><li>Deca 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Hecto 10 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Kilo 10 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Mega 10 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Giga 10 9 </li></ul><ul><li>Tera 10 12 </li></ul>Every Good BOY DOES FINE Musical Notes on the Lines of the Treble Clef (E – G – B – D – F)
  26. 26. Let us Review the Ten Secrets <ul><li>Know your teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Be a good student </li></ul><ul><li>Eat your breakfast </li></ul><ul><li>Live in the moment </li></ul><ul><li>Listen actively </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to read </li></ul><ul><li>Manage your time </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared in class </li></ul><ul><li>Create a study plan </li></ul><ul><li>Learn the memory tricks </li></ul>
  27. 27. S T U D Y Let us My Turn to Check if You Can Keep the Secrets
  28. 28. <ul><li>Give at least three secrets for school success. </li></ul><ul><li>Know your teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Be a good student </li></ul><ul><li>Eat your breakfast </li></ul><ul><li>Live in the moment </li></ul><ul><li>Listen actively </li></ul><ul><li>Learn how to read </li></ul><ul><li>Manage your time </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared in class </li></ul><ul><li>Create a study plan </li></ul><ul><li>Learn the memory tricks </li></ul>Question Answer
  29. 29. <ul><li>What are the “3s” of Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Method? </li></ul><ul><li>Skim </li></ul><ul><li>Scrutinize </li></ul><ul><li>Sweep up </li></ul>Question Answer
  30. 30. <ul><li>Why do we need to eat our breakfast? </li></ul><ul><li>So that we will not feel dizzy or weak for the day </li></ul>Question Answer
  31. 31. <ul><li>What do we call a memory trick that is formed by using the first letter from the group of words to form a new word? </li></ul><ul><li>Acronym </li></ul>Question Answer
  32. 32. <ul><li>What will you do to become a good student? </li></ul><ul><li>Do not absent </li></ul><ul><li>Always come on time </li></ul><ul><li>Never bring “entertainment” to class </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t lie or cheat </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in class discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Do your homework </li></ul><ul><li>Respect your classmates and teachers </li></ul>Question Answer
  33. 33. Enjoy Learning! Aim High and Hit the Mark!!!
  34. 34. Let us Take Advantage of the Secrets L E A R N I love to Do you have questions?
  35. 35. <ul><li>Good Thinking! </li></ul><ul><li>A </li></ul><ul><li>Immaculate of Mary Button Pin for you! </li></ul>My affirmation Your prize
  36. 36. <ul><li>What </li></ul><ul><li>a </li></ul><ul><li>great </li></ul><ul><li>idea! </li></ul><ul><li>A </li></ul><ul><li>FEATI </li></ul><ul><li>Cup </li></ul><ul><li>for </li></ul><ul><li>you! </li></ul>My affirmation Your Prize
  37. 37. <ul><li>Nice Talking! </li></ul><ul><li>Singapore Key Chain for sharing your thought! </li></ul>My Affirmation Your Prize
  38. 38. <ul><li>You </li></ul><ul><li>are very good! </li></ul><ul><li>This </li></ul><ul><li>cute ID lace is for you </li></ul>My Affirmation Your Prize
  39. 39. <ul><li>That’s </li></ul><ul><li>a </li></ul><ul><li>good student </li></ul><ul><li>A </li></ul><ul><li>unique </li></ul><ul><li>keychain </li></ul><ul><li>is </li></ul><ul><li>for you </li></ul>Question Answer
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