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Study Tips for Passing Exams

Exams time is the time when you can feel scared, confident or careless about whatever you did throughout the year. Students go through all of these, but the worst feeling is when you feel careless and scared. The best feeling is however when you are confident about what you have done the whole year or semester. The problem is when the fear paralyzes you to study hard before your exams. This is the time you need to know that the fear can be used positively to study hard and gather a lot out of your subject. The following study tips will help you during exam time.

Write questions from previous years’ exams

The first thing you should do is to know the main parts of the subject and the best and fastest way of doing this is by writing down the questions from exams done in the previous years. Writing 3 to 5 papers from previous years will give you deep and quick insight about the subject and the parts you need to focus on more.previousyears

Start with what you know best

Avoid starting your studies for an exam with what you do not know. It is advisable to divide the areas you are conversant with among those you are not so that you will not feel bored when studying for the exams.

Study only the next subject you will have exam in

You can consider studying for the subject of the exam after you next paper since you may be having some extra time. Doing this may, however, confuse you when solving your next exam. It is therefore recommended that you do not study for the exam that is your next paper to avoid getting confused.

 

Practice revision during relaxing time

Relax time is the time before sleeping for most people. After waking up and when taking your shower practice revision in by thinking about the things you have studied during the day in details. Using deep thinking you can easily and quickly remember information when solving your exam and avoid blackouts.

Organize time for subjects two weeks earlier

planforsubjectsEach year there are hard and long subjects, and there are those that are easy and short. Organize your time between each of these subject so that you know how long each subject takes. This way you will get to finish subjects at the right time. You also need to switch to other subjects in the required time even if you may not be done studying the previous one. This is why it is vital to put enough time into organizing your study schedule.

These study tips will help you be successful in your exams, and every student needs to put them into practice.…

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Tips for Success in Homeschooling

Homeschooling is an important part of the early school that every child needs to go through. Every parent should ensure their kids undertake to homeschool for better future in education. The following tips will help you be successful with homeschooling.

Have fun

Attitude is everything as far as homeschooling is concerned. You need to enjoy learning so that your kids also enjoy it. Try to make it drudgery and the kids will respond. Try making boring tasks pleasant for them. This does not imply everything must always be a 3-ring circus but you can give it fresh, upbeat attitude with spelling tests and times tables to reflect on your child’s learning potential and enjoyment.fun

Limit interruptions

The biggest interruption can be your phone. Get good answering machines to use during regular learning times. You may use even voice mail. Record messages which state the time when you are educating your kids and that you will get back when done. Tell relatives and friends the situation, and they will learn to respect these times. Keep the learning for the kids sacred, and the family gets to benefits a lot from this.

Dedicate your time

If you are doing many tasks while the kids are trying to do their bookwork, how do you expect your children to concentrate and clear the task hand? Ensure you focus on them as it is a rewarding priority that will help your kid in the long run.

Make it simple

Ensure you do not get trapped in the curriculum of the month club. Swapping and changing the education plans with each new program which breezes by can kill the kid’s spirit. This does not mean you to stay with things that are working. Just be careful to flit about like butterflies in the flower field.

Surround yourself with mentors

Whether it is a support group or an online group or great mom you came across at church, keep in touch with such people. Ask them questions or helpful advice, and they will be happy to help you most likely. Even good home education magazines can be of help.

Read

readYou should read anytime you are in doubt. Even if you have a lot to do, do not give up on reading. It is the best way to teach your kids to learn and retain. Ensure you snuggle and gather up the brood on your couch with good classics. Reading aloud is a great activity for the family. Even the experienced reader like reading aloud more so when they do not need to sound out each word and get the ones they do not know.…