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Home Environment

  1. 1. Home Environment<br />And how to increase efficiency by having an organised and workable study environment.<br />
  2. 2. Your Home Environment Should Be….<br />Clean and Uncluttered<br />Quiet<br />Distraction Free<br />Well Lit<br />Organised<br />Functional<br />All of these things will help you to have more efficient study and homework completion.<br />
  3. 3. Your Desk – Tips On Keeping Organised<br />It is a good idea to have a desk somewhere that has minimal distractions.<br />Organise your books with colour codes, for Importance.<br />Keep organised shelves/drawers for forms and sheets.<br />Keep all you homework in one place when you get home to avoid forgetting something<br />
  4. 4. Colour Coding<br />Colour coding, books and also papers, assignments, sheets and anything else for school can be a useful exercise.<br />Prioritise for:<br /><ul><li>Importance
  5. 5. Subject
  6. 6. Date Due
  7. 7. Amount of Work Required etc.</li></ul>Note Book<br />Example:<br />For this notebook, Red may be the work due the soonest, and the orange due soon, the green due a little later followed by the blue, which is not due for a while<br />THIS WILL HELP PRIORITSE<br />
  8. 8. Shelves/Drawers<br />TIP: Label your drawers for easy identification!<br />It is a good idea to have organised places for all loose sheets, assignments, forms and homework. This will help avoid misplacing important documents.<br />Assignments<br />Forms<br />Sheets<br />Homework<br />
  9. 9. Homework<br />Sometimes it can be hard to keep track of all the homework to do, therefore it is a good idea to make a list every afternoon of what homework needs to be completed that day.<br />Homework to do tonight<br />Mathematics – Chapter 13 Q1-16<br />English – Finish Essay<br />Language – Study Vocabulary<br />Physics – Write Notes for the test<br />Assignments Due<br />English – 2 weeks<br />Language – 4 weeks<br />Mathematics (Test) – 1 week<br />Language (Test) – 5 weeks<br />Language (Oral Presentation) – 2 weeks<br />TIP: Make a prioritised list of upcoming assessment<br />
  10. 10. So, It is always good to keep you room and study environment clean and organised. Also, try to minimise distractions in order to increase productivity. <br />

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