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Study, Do It Well

  1. 1. Studying: Do It Well 1 6
  2. 2. In Unit 4 You Will Learn •About Learning Styles •To be able to do SMART study •Clever ways to study •To read with purpose
  3. 3. Next Video 3:25 min Watch the next video and see what the 9 BEST scientific study tips are.
  4. 4. Learning Styles?
  5. 5. We can take in information in a variety of ways
  6. 6. Knowing about different learning styles can help you change how you learn and study.
  7. 7. From the following slides, write down the different styles of learning and one example from each that you could use in your study.
  8. 8. Auditory Learning Learn Through Listening
  9. 9. Auditory Learning Examples Listening to teachers Explaining things to others Podcasts Radio Audio Books Singing songs P.16
  10. 10. Visual Learning Learn Through Seeing
  11. 11. Visual Learning Examples Use graphs Mind maps Flow charts Pictures Create Power Points P.16
  12. 12. Tactile Kinaesthetic Learning Learning By Doing - Through Movement, Touch.
  13. 13. Tactile Kinaesthetic Learning Examples Move around when reading Making models Doing experiments Woodwork Metalwork Art Playing Music P.16
  14. 14. Group Learning Learn Through Interaction Of People
  15. 15. P.16 Group Learning Examples Study groups Teaching others Group projects Mini company Young Scientist P.16
  16. 16. Individual Learning Best When Left Alone
  17. 17. Individual Learning Examples Study alone Look for quiet P.16
  18. 18. Try and tailor your learning to suit your subject. If you become bored, be creative & change your style of learning.
  19. 19. WHAT IS GOOD STUDY?
  20. 20. The Forgetting Curve Difference of 50% Student who revises1st review 2nd review 3rd review No Review
  21. 21. S = Specific M = Measure A = Actionable R = Realistic T = Time Based SMART. Goals For Study
  22. 22. SMART Goals - Video
  23. 23. Plan one study session using SMART goals.
  24. 24. “Specific goals focus people’s attention; By lacking a specific goal, your attention will be diluted across too many objectives” SPECIFIC
  25. 25. Know the Seamus Heaney poem well. SPECIFIC - Example T R A M S
  26. 26. Write down your specific study goal. SPECIFIC P.16
  27. 27. “Goals should be measurable so that you have tangible evidence that you have accomplished the goal.” MEASURABLE
  28. 28. Be able to answer a past paper question on the poem. MEASURABLE - Example T R A M S
  29. 29. Write down what you will do to achieve your study goal. MEASURABLE P.16
  30. 30. ACTIONABLE Breaking your study goal down into tasks helps you know you can achieve it.
  31. 31. 1.Read poem. 2.Read notes. 3.Do the past paper question. ACTIONABLE - Example T R A M S
  32. 32. Write down the tasks involved to allow you to achieve your study goal. P.16 ACTIONABLE
  33. 33. • Will your Actionable tasks achieve your study goal? • Don’t set tasks you are unlikely to achieve - it will discourage you. • What is Realistic for you? REALISTIC
  34. 34. This can be done if I go through each actionable task step by step. REALISTIC - Example T R A M S
  35. 35. REALISTIC Make sure your study goal is Realistic before you write it down. P.1 P.16
  36. 36. It's a good idea to set some short-term milestones along the way to help you measure progress. TIME BASED
  37. 37. I will give myself 20 mins to read the poem & notes and 20 mins to do the past paper question.T R A M S TIME BASED - Example
  38. 38. TIME BASED Write down how much time you will need to commit to achieving these targets. Always time your study working back from the deadline. P.16
  39. 39. T R A M S I will give myself 20 mins to read the poem & notes and 20 mins to do the past paper question. This can be done if I go through each actionable task step by step. Be able to answer a past paper question on the poem. Know the Seamus Heaney poem well. 1.Read poem. 2.Read notes. 3.Do the past paper question.
  40. 40. Specific Measured Actionable, task based Realistic Time Based Goals So, being SMART is having:
  41. 41. In the next group of slides you will see some clever ways to study. P.17
  42. 42. 1. Turn off your phone!
  43. 43. 2. Separate the languages i.e. Irish & French 3. Start with difficult subject, finish with best
  44. 44. 4. Use graphic examples and illustrations for you to remember Mind Map
  45. 45. Reward yourself but stay away from TV & Phone 5. Take Breaks
  46. 46. If distracted… 6. Keep a ‘reminder pad’ to jot down things you need to do after you study.
  47. 47. 7. If “Napping” no more then 15 mins. Set an alarm.
  48. 48. 8. Be active – work with a pen & paper. Look for key points, test yourself! Stop Daydreaming.
  49. 49. 9. Sort out your filing system into subject folders & / or topics.
  50. 50. 10. When note-taking less is more.
  51. 51. For revision, try and explain it to others to see if you really understand the topic.
  52. 52. Three Steps To Reading Well P.17
  53. 53. When Reading… Scan the chapter to get a general idea of its meaning.
  54. 54. Turn each section into a question When Reading…
  55. 55. Re-read in order to answer your new questions.
  56. 56. Click image for Study Skills Quiz on Kahoot.
  57. 57. QUIZ TIME P.18
  58. 58. : Answers: 1b, 2a, 3c, 4b, 5c, 6a P18
  59. 59. In Unit 4 You Learned •About Learning Styles •To be able to do SMART study •Clever ways to study •To read with purpose
  60. 60. You’ve got to study to succeed! You can receive the grades you want by taking the time to study and prepare for your classes.

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