This book is suitable for pupils aged 10-13, and helps children to identify the most effective learning style for them, whether they are left or right brained, visual, auditory or kinaesthetic learners. Packed with practical tips and advice, Study Skills introduces effective learning techniques and helps ensure pupils gain the most from their education. - Helps identify pupils' preferred learning styles, enabling them to retain information more easily and learn effectively - Features practical tips and advice that pupils can implement straight away - Features helpful revision guidance - ideal for pupils working towards Common Entrance and entrance exams at 11+ and 13+
For more information about the author, Elizabeth Holtom, please visit her website: elizabethholtom.co.uk
"I shall be recommending this book to anxious parents who I know will find it invaluable." Bernadette McLean, Principal, Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre "Full of very useful information without being too heavy... a very accessible and enjoyable approach which would encourage children to learn." Home Education Advisory Service Bulletin "...this book should be used by every student who wants to make learning easier and read by every teacher and parent who wants to help their children succeed." Dr Lindy Bates, Head of Learning Support, Marlbourgh House School "Elizabeth has created a wealth of snappy practical advice to help students become better learners - and more motivated. The skills they'll learn will last them a lifetime." Colin Rose, Accelerated Learning
About Elizabeth Holtom
Elizabeth Holtom graduated from London University with a Combined Honours Degree in French and German and then gained a postgraduate Certificate of Education from Cambridge University. She began her career teaching French to A level at James Allen's Girls' School in London, where she became joint Head of Sixth Form. After a career break to raise a young family, she resumed teaching French. When she discovered that one of her sons was dyslexic, she decided to study for the RSA Diploma in Specific Learning Difficulties at the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre, Frensham. From 1994 to 2012 she taught pupils with special needs at all levels. She has held the position of Learning Support Co-ordinator at Cranleigh Prep School and was their Study Skills Co-ordinator until 2012. She now works as a study skills consultant, offering workshops, lectures and Inset to prep schools.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: All about you Your amazing brain Learn how you learn Get the best from your memory Chapter 2: Are you ready? Getting motivated Your back-up team Getting organised Chapter 3: Active learning Brain warm-ups Key words Making notes Chapter 4: Amazing revision techniques Learning maps Box and bubble flow charts Index cards Numbered pegs Memory tricks Chapter 5: Advice about exams Know what to expect Understand the instructions Smart reading Write good answers Make the most of feedback
Study Skills by Elizabeth Holtom
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.