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Research: Let Us Help You

Date Published: 26/10/2020

If you are in the process of completing a research task, don’t forget that the iCentre team are here to help. Regardless of what subject you are researching, here are some of the ways that we can assist:   Getting

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Access to NEWSPAPERS at Mt Alvernia College

Date Published: 13/10/2020

Attention students We have a new way of accessing Australian newspaper articles at Mt A. This subscription allows you to access today’s articles and back issues from twelve of the country’s newspapers through the Mount Alvernia College iCentre in FIVE

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How to Stay Positive as Exams Approach

Date Published: 01/09/2020

As the year 12 mock exams begin this week, we have some useful study tips from the Study Skills Handbook on how to stay positive and deal with the stress involved. STUDY SKILLS TIP  How To Stay Positive As Exams

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Exam Preparation with Smart Studying Strategies

Date Published: 25/08/2020

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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Making the Most of Your Learning

Date Published: 04/08/2020

Learning is not just what you do in the classroom. Study is not just what you do the night before a test. Both of these are ongoing activities that are enhanced by the correct pre and post activities outlined below.

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TIPS FOR PARENTS: Helping students transition back to full-time schooling

Date Published: 25/05/2020

As our students return to school after weeks of learning from home, it is timely to offer the following advice to parents as students transition back.  The following tips are a guide to help students refocus, and have been added

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Study Skills Tips For Staying Focused in an Online Lesson

Date Published: 01/05/2020

TOP TIPS FOR STAYING FOCUSED IN AN ONLINE LESSON  By now we are all starting to get a bit more used to different modes of learning. If you are still finding it challenging to stay focused in online lessons, here

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Study Skills Tips for Remote Learning at Home

Date Published: 30/03/2020

It is highly recommended that you check out these new updates for students and parents that have been added to the Study Skills Handbook which we subscribe to.  You will find the handbook under the QuickLinks tab on the iCentre

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Referencing @ Mt A

Date Published: 10/03/2020

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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Study Skills Tip for March

Date Published: 03/03/2020

TOP TIPS FOR  MEMORISING NOTES Many students find it really difficult to cope with the memorisation that can be needed for tests and exams. Of course you can’t just rote learn and regurgitate, you need to be able to apply

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