Study Tips

How To Ace Your Writing Skills

Writing is often seen as the hardest key learning area. All sorts of things go through your head, and you start asking yourself: Where do I start? What do I write? Does it make sense? How do I write? We hear these questions all the time when new students are asked to write an essay.…

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How To Prepare For NAPLAN in Year 5

As children get older, the way they learn and retain information changes. There’s no ‘one size fits all’ learning style and primary school is the best time to test each style to determine which one works best for your child. NAPLAN begins in Year 3, and students sit their second NAPLAN test which means they’re…

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How to help your child catch up in reading and comprehension

Reading is one of the most important skills a child can learn at a young age. It’s fundamental in all subjects such as maths, science and geography! Helping your child with reading and comprehension can be a difficult task because there are so many different analytical factors that come into play. Not only are they…

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5 Ways To Improve Your Children’s Study Skills

Parents wear many hats: guardian, coach and confidante among others. One of the most important hats children often dread their parents to wear is that of teacher. But parents willingly put on this hat because they are genuinely concerned about their children’s education. Often times, study sessions with Mom and Dad can turn turbulent. One…

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Assessment For Learning – How To Use It Effectively

  Why do some students perform better in school than others? This is an ongoing question which everyone involved in the educational value- chain; teachers, parents and students, constantly seek answers to. The answer may lie in the effective use of Assessment for Learning. What is Assessment for Learning? This is the process of collecting…

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How To Become An Excellent Student

Do you believe some students excel more than others simply because they are predisposed to be smarter at birth? Genetics definitely plays a role in the development of a child’s intellect. There are children who are born with the building blocks that allow them to process information faster than others. But does that mean those…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Try Hard To Study In 2016

5 Reasons Why You Should Try Hard To Study In 2016

An accurate metaphor for acquiring an education is climbing a mountain. As you go up the mountain the challenges become greater, the risks get higher and the demands on the mind, body and spirit are harder. Now let’s take the metaphor a notch up by making the climb a race with other mountaineers. There is…

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How To Analyze Past Response Papers

How To Analyze Past Response Papers

A popular saying goes that the key to the future can be found in the past. I take this to mean that to know your future you have to realize and undo the mistakes in the past.   Unless you’re Superman, you probably can’t fly fast enough to change the rotation of the Earth and…

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