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23 05, 2019

How to Create a Study Schedule

By |2019-05-23T15:13:09+10:00May 23rd, 2019|Articles, Study Tips|Comments Off on How to Create a Study Schedule

Study schedules are often recommended to HSC PDHPE students, but few are taught how to create a study schedule. It is not good enough to create a study schedule that just has you studying 24/7 with no sleep, no fun, no exercise and no family or friends. A study schedule needs to be created well, [...]

2 04, 2019

Multiple Choice Questions

By |2019-04-01T11:13:40+10:00April 2nd, 2019|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Questions, Study Tips|0 Comments

Answering multiple choice questions in HSC PDHPE exams is often the thing students practice rarely and understand the least. Multiple choice questions are written at various levels and are used to help separate students into the 6 bands. It is worth reading through the multiple choice questions three (3) times and answering different level questions [...]

1 04, 2019

Breaking down HSC PDHPE exam questions

By |2019-04-01T10:59:02+10:00April 1st, 2019|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Questions, Study Tips|0 Comments

HSC PDHPE exam questions can be difficult to decode. Breaking the HSC PDHPE exam questions down into its various sections can help ensure the answer you write addresses the question – providing what the question wants. There are normally three sections to the HSC PDHPE exam question: The directive term, the syllabus key term, and [...]

28 03, 2019

Students Learn To

By |2019-03-28T11:02:19+10:00March 28th, 2019|Articles, Health Priorities in Australia, How are priority issues for Australia's health identified?, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips|Comments Off on Students Learn To

Every module/topic in HSC PDHPE has a whole list of dot points under "students learn to". These dot points should be used by you as you prepare for exams. Many students focus on learning the content as they prepare for exams for HSC PDHPE, the "students learn about" dot points and spend little time worrying [...]

12 03, 2019

Put it in a Story

By |2019-03-10T11:14:09+10:00March 12th, 2019|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips|Comments Off on Put it in a Story

In HSC PDHPE there is lots of information that you need to memorise, one of the best ways to do this is to put it in a story. Storytelling is a long lost art and before the masses learnt to read and write, everything was committed to memory and they often learnt things by putting [...]

28 02, 2019

Study around sleep

By |2019-02-27T08:40:44+10:00February 28th, 2019|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips|Comments Off on Study around sleep

Did you know that if you study before and after you sleep your retention of information (memory) increases? This does not mean that you should be studying in your bed, your more likely to fall asleep if you are lying down, and your brain will begin to turn off because it knows that is where [...]

30 01, 2019

The 3-in-24 Principle

By |2019-01-30T06:20:36+10:00January 30th, 2019|Articles, Flashcards, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips|0 Comments

The 3-in-24 principle is a study method that enhances your ability to recall information that you just learnt. The basic idea of this principle is that you revise newly learnt content 3 times in 24 hours. If you apply this 3-in-24 principle you will hugely increase your ability to recall information that you just learnt [...]

16 10, 2018

Practice Makes Perfect

By |2018-10-14T19:46:55+10:00October 16th, 2018|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Questions, Study Tips|Comments Off on Practice Makes Perfect

Everyone has heard the term, practice makes perfect. And even if perfection is unattainable, the general principle still applies. The more you practice the better you get. For HSC PDHPE, what you want to make sure you are good at is exams! I know exams are not everyone's cup of team, but the more you [...]

15 10, 2018

Study partner

By |2018-10-14T19:07:20+10:00October 15th, 2018|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips|Comments Off on Study partner

A study partner can help to improve your study for HSC PDHPE both in quality and quantity. Having a friend that you study with can be motivational and can also save you and your teacher time. However, there are a few things you have to get right in order for this to help and not [...]

14 10, 2018

Nutrition for study

By |2018-10-13T22:04:05+10:00October 14th, 2018|Articles, Factors Affecting Performance, How can nutrition and recovery strategies affect performance?, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips|Comments Off on Nutrition for study

Your brain needs nutrition for study. It needs to have the right nutrients in order to be able to function properly, let alone optimally. Just as nutrition is important for performance in sport, nutrition for study is just as important when it comes to learning. Let me give you a few dos and don'ts when [...]