A FEW BASIC STUDY TECHNIQUES
It is a place where we learn variety of things ranging from your curricular to your co-curricular actives.
We also learn good habits, moral values social etiquette to interact effectively with our friends, seniors, juniors and our teachers.
No wonder school is called the Temple of Learning.
A student cannot escape the learning process because whatever is learnt is assessed and quantified from time to time in the form of exams.
- IN THE CLASSROOM
- AT HOME
- WHILE STUDYING
IN THE CLASSROOM
Your attitude and application in the class determines your level of understanding and learning.
ACTIVE: You should be prepared for the days’ lesson. So, in class, be Active i.e. actively involved in the days’ lesson.
ALERT: To listen closely and to absorb what the teacher is teaching
ENTHUSIASTIC: How ready you are to learn.
Keeping these things in mind you will be able to accomplish half your learning in class.
Assign a special place for studies.
Should not indulge in any leisurely activities like drawing, listening to music here
Place should be well lit, ventilated, quiet, neat, clean, tidy and comfortable
Should never study on the bed, since the mind relates bed with sleep, we will not be able to learn and study much here.
TAKE REST: Give your mind 10 minutes of rest after every hour of study, so take a small break.
WATER: Sipping water helps to build concentration
REVISION: Stores information systematically in the brain so that you can reproduce it when required (well that’s not important, lets delete it or here it is again, it must be important, it must be stored)
GOLDEN RULE: Spend at least 30 minutes revising the days’ work. Weekends should be devoted to revise the weeks’ work.
IMPORTANT ASPECT IN THE LEARNING PROCESS
Discussion among friends and peers and teaching one another.
75% of learning takes place from discussing with others
95% of learning takes place whey you teach someone
Group work is an effective way of enhancing learning.
TO SUM UP
There is no substitute for hard work.
Learning is a lifelong process and what we learn stays with us throughout our lives. The best time to learn is when you are young, since life becomes too busy later.
In the process of learning