Category Archives: Study Skills

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Homework and Confidence Building

Following an article in the Sydney Daily Telegraph about homework, here are a few reasons why Kip McGrath homework really works and a few ideas about how to maximise the rewards of homework and how it can help build confidence for students. The … Continue reading

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Revision Habits at GCSE

Typical C Grade Candidate Knows that half the battle with revision is starting Creates a revision timetable Uses a variety of revision techniques Systematically reduces notes to key words Learns a whole range of material relating to a topic Uses … Continue reading

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Review: pearltrees and Evernote

Here are recommendations for two online services or cloud services I am using at the moment. Under review for about 6 weeks, pearltrees is new to me but I’ve been using Evernote for a couple of years. Both are great … Continue reading

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