Month: August 2019

#53 HOW STUDENTS GET THEMSELVES MOTIVATED TO DO ACADEMIC WORK

The following is extracted from ‘Regulation of Motivation: Evaluating an Underemphasized Aspect of Self-Regulated Learning” by C. Wolters. (Educational Psychologist, 2003, 38(4), pp.189-205). REWARDS: Many students set rewards for themselves “I’ll read this section then I can eat this sandwich”. Some students use the opposite, punishments; they create consequences for themselves where they will deprive …

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#52 Brain Rules

Did you know it’s impossible to multitask when paying attention. Or that studies show if you’re interrupted it takes 50% longer to accomplish a task. Not only that, you make up to 50 % more errors. Knowing how the brain works will help you be more productive, confident and efficient and as a result your …

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#49 USEFUL HANDOUTS AND PLANNERS

Just a reminder that your school subscribes to the study skills and well-being website studysamurailibrary.com which means that all parents and students at the school can access the site at school and at home. Please take some time this week to log in and have a look. This is a website with video lessons and …

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