Study Skills Workshop
Grade 4 & 5, 6 & 7, 8 &9
Skills to help children plan and manage their workload to effectively prepare for assessments and exams.
This practical and interactive workshop focuses on:
Organisation and Planning
a) Time management: procrastination vs. over planning b) Where to start
c) Creating a study plan and timetable
d) Allocating enough study time
Effective studying: Work smart!
a) Where to study b) Exploring different study techniques? c) How to make good study notes and summarising: vertical, horizontal & mind maps
d) The importance of associations and thinking while studying
e) Memorising f)Working through past papers?
How to write a good exam paper
a) Deciding what to do first
b) Answering the question correctly – information vs marks allocated
c) Managing exam feelings – anxiety, nervousness etc.
Developing good habits to sustain and enhance your performance
a) The importance of sleep
b) The importance of good nutrition
c) How to manage stress and anxiety on a daily basis