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Proven tips to help students with exam revision

Proven tips to help students with exam revision

Career
Revision is a major part of everyone's life, whether they go onto higher education and the importance placed over exams there or remain in education for only as long as is compulsory. It is therefore surprising how many people do not know how to revise properly. Fortunately, there are several techniques that can be used to drastically help by increasing the effectiveness of an individual's revision skills. Four Revision Techniques and Finding a Place to Work It is remarkable how the simple act of sitting down at a desk can focus a student's mind and encourage him to apply himself to his revision. Tips include finding a quiet, distraction-free place with good lighting and minimal clutter. This leaves the student's mind clear to concentrate on revision and nothing else. This easy t...
Should you homeschool high school

Should you homeschool high school

General
Why do many people quit homeschooling at the senior high school level? Teaching high school courses may seem difficult, students want to be involved in sports, parents fear homeschoolers will sacrifice social activities, or parents develop homeschool burnout and no longer wish to continue. Here are some tips for making it through homeschooling high school and reasons why it can be very rewarding. Concern: Homeschooling High School Courses is Hard Encouragement and Ideas: Some resources to help with hard high school subject areas are: purchased curriculum (including teacher edition), online courses, tutors, trading teaching time with other parents, YouTube or other online platform lessons, and community classes. One excellent way to teach a subject is for the homeschool adult t...
Pros and Cons of Homeschooling

Pros and Cons of Homeschooling

Home & Garden
Making the decision to homeschool involves a lot of thought. Is homeschooling right for the child, the teacher-parents, and the family? Consider the following list of pros and cons as it relates to the children and adults involved: Some Possible Pros of Homeschooling (the benefits): If a child is ahead or behind in public school, homeschooling can allow for adjusting grade levels in the various subjects. A child can still keep in touch with old friends; Socializing with those children will just happen after school and on weekends. Also, there are many homeschoolers in most parts of the world and new friends to be found. Taking a child to school and being involved in the school probably takes about the same time as getting through homeschool one-on-one lessons. If a child...
Five Behavior Management Tips for Teachers

Five Behavior Management Tips for Teachers

Career
Classroom management and behavior management go hand in hand, but they are distinctly different strategies. Classroom management is the day-to-day running of the classroom through routines and procedures, such as having students line up in size order or raise their hands to participate in class. Behavior management is just that – managing student behavior. You'll need both to run a productive and safe classroom, but let's start with behavior management. Without it, you're not going have a class to manage. Consider these five pointers when establishing your behavior management plan: Establish Class Rules and Consequences ASAP Establishing rules can be done in collaboration with students – believe it or not, they have a good idea of the difference between right and wrong. Decide...
Tips To Study Effectively For Exams And Tests

Tips To Study Effectively For Exams And Tests

Career
Studying for tests is something that even top students dread. Tests require more than basic understanding of the material; they require retention of specific information. This guide is intended to help students avoid wasting time with study methods that cost too much time and rarely yield the desired results. Studying Before the Last Minute Studying over a long period of time, rather than cramming at the last minute, improves retention of information. This has been shown by many psychological studies, and is a very important key to success on tests (Cepeda et al, 2009). Waiting until the last minute to study may help a student on some tests, but this approach falls flat when cumulative final exams come. Also, most tests that occur after the beginning of the semester involve ma...
The importance of sports in schools

The importance of sports in schools

Sports
Sports are too often undervalued in our educational establishments, where it is seen as not being as rigorous or valuable as academic subjects. However,sports are an incredibly important part of any individual's early life, and as such, deserves an important place on any school curriculum. A child who is not given the opportunity to play sports at school may never pursue any kind of physical exercise in adult life: for many, school is where the enjoyment and benefits of sports is first revealed to them. The element of enjoyment is important: sports should be fun. Anyone who plays a sport knows that it can be immensely rewarding, but our first experience of sports at school often conditions our attitude towards it in later life. If our experience is traumatic, or just plain boring, t...