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Study Skills (part 4/5)

There are so many different strategies for studying that it almost becomes a study in itself to decide which will be most effective for you.

You probably know a lot about some of the most common learning strategies like drawing a mind-map and summarising. In this blog post, we take a look at some study strategies you might not have come across before.

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Study Skills (part 3/5)

PLANNING TO SUCCEED

In our last posts, we looked at getting your study environment right and making sure that you are fit and healthy for studying. In this post, we’ll work on planning.

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Study Skills (part 2/5)

This is the second in the UP-grade study skills series and this time, we tackle HEALTHY BODY, HEALTHY MIND.

Studying can be all-consuming, which is great if it means you’re working hard and focusing but it can also be problematic if you don’t take care of your body as a result. The healthier your body is, the better your mind functions, so make sure you are eating well, exercising and getting enough sleep so that you can study as effectively as possible. Here are some tips:

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Study Skills (part 1/5)

Studying. Ugh. It’s one of those necessary evils that we all have to get through, right? Although studying is always going to be a challenge, there are ways you can make your study habits more efficient and effective. UP-grade is here to help you achieve your best possible results so we’ve put together a series of study skills blog posts to help you work smarter, not harder.

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Creating a Study Schedule

These days, children are given more extra mural opportunities than ever before and gone are the days of a child simply going to school in the morning, playing their sport immediately afterwards and then doing homework in the afternoon. Children are encouraged by school, parents and peers to immerse themselves in extra mural activities, and the options are as varied as the character of the child. From violin lessons to break dancing classes, from amateur theatre to club rugby.  The list of options is both exciting and daunting.

Somewhere between school commitments, sports practice and extra mural activities, homework and, ultimately, exam preparation must fit in. As lovely as it is to have a holistic child, academic progress must not suffer and showing a child how to manage their time correctly is a life skill that will stand them in good throughout their life.

Here are a few tips on teaching a child how to manage their time efficiently.

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