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Study Skills

  1. 1. Improving your study skills A* A* A* A*
  2. 2. Successful students <ul><li>are well motivated (want to learn) </li></ul><ul><li>pay attention to the teachers </li></ul><ul><li>understand ideas </li></ul><ul><li>remember facts and ideas </li></ul><ul><li>work without stress </li></ul><ul><li>complete homework </li></ul><ul><li>can cope alone </li></ul>A*
  3. 3. To teach you good study skills is to help you become more organised, independent, and motivated in learning
  4. 4. <ul><li>Understand your child’s present daily routine </li></ul>Parents’ role <ul><li>Help your child to understand school rules </li></ul>
  5. 5. YOUR role <ul><li>Form good study habits. </li></ul><ul><li>Understand your coping strategies. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Good Study Habits <ul><li>You need to: </li></ul><ul><li>organise a conducive study area </li></ul><ul><ul><li>stationery and essentials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a filing system </li></ul></ul><ul><li>manage time </li></ul><ul><ul><li>establishing a routine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>organising homework </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>plan for tests, exams and assignments </li></ul><ul><li>set targets </li></ul><ul><li>have regular self-checks and evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>be responsible and work independently </li></ul>
  8. 8. Short, frequent study periods are often more effective than long, non-stop study ones.
  9. 9. YOU need do things in a planned way
  10. 10. You need to organize school materials
  11. 11. Good learning behaviours <ul><ul><li>Ask when not sure. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask when not clear. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pay attention when in class. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be interested in the lessons. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Find out something about the topic before-hand. </li></ul><ul><li>Pick out the important ideas/points -- key words or phrases </li></ul><ul><li>Get the whole pictures before trying to understand. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>You should: </li></ul><ul><li>check and highlight the exam dates. </li></ul><ul><li>know what topics will be tested. </li></ul><ul><li>set targets. </li></ul>Revising for exams Start now!
  14. 14. Seek help ... <ul><li>Every one should have at least one person to go to for help and advice . </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Avoid last minute cramming. </li></ul><ul><li>Plan a time-table for revision. </li></ul><ul><li>Have a good night’s sleep. </li></ul><ul><li>Eat a good breakfast. </li></ul><ul><li>Be in school on time. </li></ul><ul><li>Bring extra stationery (and a watch). </li></ul>Useful exam tips… for you:
  16. 16. Being well-prepared is preparing to excel!

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