Tag Archives: Study Skills

Flashback – Preparing for Exams

In this Friday flashback we look back at a Dean’s Assembly from just before Y10 examinations. It included the how we study wit some help from Dora the Explorer. Today I want to talk to you about HOW – how … Continue reading

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Big Think

Big Think presented their story and their programmes to both the Y11s and Y12s at today’s assembly. The exam preparation courses for L2 Maths and English are running in October at Victoria University. This is a great opportunity to learning … Continue reading

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Study Smarter – Part IV: Goal Setting

The Y12 Blog has been posting posting a five part smarter study series based on webinars hosted by Karen Boyes (previous posts are here, here and here). She is an education guru that has become a leader in New Zealand for her … Continue reading

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Study Smarter – Part III: Environment

The Y12 Blog has been posting posting a five part smarter study series based on webinars hosted by Karen Boyes (previous posts are here and here). She is an education guru that has become a leader in New Zealand for her thinking … Continue reading

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Study Smarter – Part II: Learning Styles

The Y12 Blog has been posting posting a five part smarter study series based on webinars hosted by Karen Boyes (find part one here). She is an education guru that has become a leader in New Zealand for her thinking around studying … Continue reading

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Study Smarter – Part I: Memory

The Y12 blog will be posting a five part smarter study series based on webinars hosted by Karen Boyes. She is an education guru that has become a leader in New Zealand for her thinking around studying and thinking dispositions. Her … Continue reading

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NCEA – Level One Study Hub

In previous years, the blog has acted as a study hub with a host of resources for the core subjects being posted. The ‘one-stop-shop’ was very successful with many students indicating that the blog had contributed to their revision and their … Continue reading

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Dean’s Assembly – Preparing for Exams

Today I want to talk to you about HOW – how do you study. In my Internet travels I found this infographic. It talks about the how the learn. Suggesting the difference between learning by reading and the learning by … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Junior Examinations

The centerpiece of Term Four is the Junior Examinations that will take place in Week Four. English, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies will all have a two hour examination that will take place in the hall. Last year, as Year … Continue reading

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Study Skills – Part Three – How to Study

So often the word study is thrown around, but what does it really mean? Reading over notes would be considered studying by a lot of people, but is that the most effective way of studying? Below are some general tips … Continue reading

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