Study Skills Workshop for Grade 4 to 11
SKILLS TO HELP STUDENTS ACHIEVE THEIR BEST EXAM RESULTS
Aim: Each student will create a personal study plan to implement immediately
This practical and interactive workshop will focus on the following:
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 not hard
a) Where to study
b) Is there a perfect way to learn: exploring different study techniques? c) How to create a summary: vertical vs. horizontal vs. mind map
d) The importance of associations and thinking while studying
a)Why should I work through past papers? Isn’t it just a waste of time.
How to write a good exam paper
a) Deciding what to do first
b) Understanding the question c) Examples
Sharpen the saw: developing good habits to sustain and enhance your performance
a) The importance of sleep
b) The importance of good nutrition
c) How to manage your stress and anxiety
-Each learner will need to bring a pen, pencil, ruler, highlighters, examination pad or paper and something to eat and drink.
-Please note that the time allocations above include breaks and allows time for practical examples.