Karen’s workshops for students are fun and engaging and packed full of practical study tips that students can use the very next day. From Year 8’s to MBA students, this information is applicable for all.  Below is a sample of some of the modules she teaches. Each module is a minimum of 1 hour and maximum of 3 hours. For a full day workshop simply combine 2 or 3 modules.

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Study Smarter 1: Memory Strategies

Passing exams has little to do with intelligence and more to do with the techniques you use. Passing exams relies on how good your memory is. You will learn…

  • 7 keys to recalling facts, dates and 
concepts
  • how forgetting occurs and how to 
remember
  • how to structure your study time for 
maximum effect
  • study tips for success…& more

Study Smarter 2: Understanding your learning styles

There are 5 different learning styles when it comes to learning and study. You will learn…

  • to identify the 5 learning styles
  • how to study according to your 
favourite style
  • 3 ways to keep active in class, without 
annoying the teacher
  • the 10 top brain foods
  • study tips for success…& more


Study Smarter 3: Setting up an Effective Study Environment

Learn the powerful, yet simple little strategies to getting your study environment set up for success. You will learn…

  • How to set up your environment for the fast recall of facts & figures
  • Where is the best place to study
  • what kind of music to listen to
  • how lighting effects your learning
  • what time of the day to study
  • study tips for success…& more

Study Smarter 4:
 Goal setting for success

Successful people are known to have a written set of goals that they read each day to keep them focused. This is true of successful students – they know what they want and have a plan to move forward. In this session you will learn…

  • a 6 – step formula for setting successful goals
  • why visualisation is a key part of success
  • how to ‘chunk’ your goals into achievable steps
  • 
study tips for success…& more

Study Smarter 5:
 Preparing for tests and exams


Discover some fun ideas to get yourself ready for an exam. You’ll learn…

  • 
what to do before, during and after your exam
  • what to do if you can’t remember!
  • using your textbooks to shorten your study time
  • success strategies
  • study tips for success…& more

Study Smarter 6:
 Notetaking for success


The purpose for note taking is to be able to recall and study the information at a later time. You’ll learn…

  • a step by step process to make notes memorable
  • how to create effective mind maps
  • develop a bank of pictures and symbols
  • 
how to take your notes into an exam – without cheating
  • study tips for success…& more

Study Smarter 7: Speed Reading

Spent less time reading and more time doing what you want. You’ll learn…

  • 
7 ways to dramatically improve your comprehension
  • at least double your reading speed with simple techniques
  • 
develop different techniques for different texts
  • 
study tips for success…& more

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