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Revision tips for GCSE, A-level, and University

‘Revision guides, revision tips, revision aids’. You must be sick of hearing those words now,...
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Top Tips for the Well-Intentioned Slacker

So. You, or your child, are a well-intentioned slacker. Regardless of the many incentives or...
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Getting In The Correct Mindset

My daughter did her year 6 SAT's and she was so nervous. So I thought about the things I have...
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7 Tips To Make Revision Easy

Whether you are just having a few last minute nerves or are comfortably smooth in the groove of...

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  • 8 Golden Rules for Notemaking

    Krista Court Study Skills Tutor (Lancaster) Picture I’d like to think that the skill of making notes (actually putting pen to paper) hasn’t died with the development of new technology.  But, I may be rather naïve.  The last time I was in the classroom, 23 adult students took out their Smart phones to take a photo of the homework tasks that...
  • Revision Techniques

    Kate Lake Study Skills Tutor (Sutton) Picture The amount of revision you do is only as good as the quality of the tasks you set yourself. Often people use the same revision techniques over and over again which are actually not as effective as first thought.     Are you revising by re-writing notes?  Listening to videos or audio tapes? Or...
  • Working Memory

    Kate Lake Study Skills Tutor (Sutton) Picture Did you know that assessing working memory at age 5 is a better predictor of academic success at age 11 than IQ? What is working memory? It is the ability to remember what you have just seen or heard in the last 90 seconds and to be able to manipulate this information. On average, people can...

 

  • Does emotional intelligence increase performance?

    Kate Lake Study Skills Tutor (Sutton) Picture According to Mayer and Cobb (2000) Emotional Intelligence (EI) involves the ability to acknowledge reason and respond to emotions. There is much controversy within the research to argue whether emotional intelligence correlates with performance at school/ work (O’Connor & Little, 2003; El,...
  • Teaching The Individual

    Clare Jaap Study Skills Tutor (Brighton) Picture Have you ever read 'Naming of Parts', a poem by Henry Reed (1942)? If, like me, you are a daydreamer, then you will understand precisely what Reed is saying, and I urge you to read it! Some of my happiest times at school were when the sun shone in through the classroom window and I could listen...
  • Autonomy Regarded As The Aim Of Education

    Stephen PhD Study Skills Tutor (West Central London) Picture IntroductionTo begin with, we go to school to acquire more knowledge and skills. This is to make us better people with a higher level of thinking than we were before. This was the major aim of education since the beginning. However, this has changed due to the environment we are living in. So...