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Category Archives: Study tips

Romeo and Juliet Resources

Date Published: 19/08/2019

Our Year 10 students are studying Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet this term. If students are looking for additional resources to help them understand the themes in the play, there are good quality literary criticism articles available through the OPAC. Specifically,

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Research Skills: Assessing Resources

Date Published: 05/08/2019

Students are bombarded with information from the internet, but how do they discern trustworthy sources from those less credible or even false? In our digital environment and the era of  ‘fake news’,  it is essential for students to develop the research and

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Exam Preparation with Smart Studying Strategies

Date Published: 10/06/2019

Our brains are wired to forget so try these proven strategies from neuroscience to help you reinforce your learning and assist with your exam preparation. Taking handwritten notes rather than using your laptop allows you to remember more and have

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Exam Preparation with Smart Studying Strategies

Date Published: 26/03/2019

Our brains are wired to forget so try these proven strategies from neuroscience to help you reinforce your learning and assist with your exam preparation. Taking handwritten notes rather than using your laptop allows you to remember more and have

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Referencing @ Mt A

Date Published: 18/03/2019

It’s timely at this time of the term to remind teachers and students that they can use the information below about Referencing @MtA as well as our iCentre Tutorials with instructions of how to use CiteMaker, to support their research

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Finding Credible Information in the ‘Fake News’ Environment

Date Published: 11/03/2019

Students are bombarded with information from the internet, but how do they discern trustworthy sources from those less credible or even false? In our digital environment and the era of  ‘fake news’,  it is essential for students to develop the critical literacy

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Getting Organised for 2019

Date Published: 23/01/2019

Learning how to be organised and study effectively is an important skill for secondary school students. As the new year begins, it’s important that students spend time setting their study goals for the year, organising their diaries and marking in

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Finding Credible Information in the ‘Fake News’ Environment

Date Published: 05/11/2018

Students are bombarded with information from the internet, but how do they discern trustworthy sources from those less credible or even false? In the video below,  Commonsense Media suggests practical advice that will have students fact-checking their sources like a professional.

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Study Tips for Students

Date Published: 04/06/2018

Do you ever find yourself procrastinating? You mean to start work on an assignment, but you just keep putting it off until it ends up being a mad rush the night before it is due. The Overcoming Procrastination unit at

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3 Top Study Tips for Students

Date Published: 30/04/2018

Learning how to be organised and study effectively is an important skill for secondary school students. We subscribe to Dr. Prue Salter’s  Study Skills Handbook which provides resources, worksheets, and tips to help you establish effective study habits. You can find

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