STUDENT FREEBIES (including Junior Cert & Leaving Cert support material)
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Are you a parent of a stressed student or a student yourself, worried that you haven't done enough? Check this article that explains what's happening in your brain when you feel exam stress and what you can do about it!
Handy tips that are both scientifically accurate and easy to understand and apply to your own study routine. Hey ... who doesn't love being told to sleep more and eat sweets? ! This booklet is just a taste of the fantastic tools compiled in the Strategic Study Tools book, coming soon!
A big challenge for many students is motivation to study. These ideas may tip the balance and help you look forward to your study session, rather than avoid it. This Quick Extra is another small taste of the fantastic tools compiled in the Strategic Study Tools book, coming soon!
With this link, you can look at examples of students' work from other years, check the course overview to see what topics are being covered and check the guidelines for the assessment tasks, so you know what the markers are looking for.
Download this copy of the English course to help you get an idea of what the teachers are covering and what the markers are expecting. Have a close look at pages 16 - 21 for specific details on the assessment tasks and exam structure.
You've seen it all over the internet, but what is your executive function? This article explains it all by sharing a very relatable account in the life of Becky and her executive function (or dysfunction!
Have you ever wondered which part of the brain does what? Thus fascinating and simple diagram helps you work that out!
A perfect start for meditation sceptics. (I was one too!) Here is a little behind the science and benefits of taking a brief mental time out - and step by step instructions for the best spent minute of your day.
For those who like to read, here is a comprehensive list of quality authors and academics on topics related to brain science, education and well being. A 'must have' for geeks with heart!