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The Power of Feedback 

Date Published: 22/03/2021

Students at Mount Alvernia College have recently completed a time of high assessment and will soon be seeing their exam and assignment results. Educators believe that receiving feedback is one of the most powerful methods of improving results.  What is feedback?  Feedback

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Top Study Skills Tips for a New Year

Date Published: 24/01/2021

Welcome back to all of our students! We recommend that you work through the units on www.studyskillshandbook.com.au throughout this year to help you build skills and learn techniques to become more effective learners.  We encourage all students and parents to

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Study Tips to Improve Your Memory

Date Published: 02/11/2020

Our brains are wired to forget. There is no such thing as a BAD memory – just an UNTRAINED memory! The reason why many students do not retain what they are learning is that the way they study only gets

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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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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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How to Stay Positive as Exams Approach

Date Published: 05/11/2019

As the year 12 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 FOR NOVEMBER How To Stay Positive As

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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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