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30 08, 2019

Mind Maps

By |2019-08-29T21:10:37+10:00August 30th, 2019|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips, Summary|Comments Off on Mind Maps

Mind maps are a great study tool and come highly recommended for HSC PDHPE. I used them throughout my HSC and also through all my University study (8 years). I find them especially helpful when preparing for exams. Mind maps allow frequent revision and help to make connections between information. But the greatest benefit of [...]

6 08, 2019

Flashcards

By |2019-08-06T11:19:38+10:00August 6th, 2019|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips, Summary|Comments Off on Flashcards

Flashcards have been used as a study tool for centuries and provide great results in memorising content, but this is not all they are good for. They are usually used to develop vocabulary when learning a new language or seeking to expand our understanding in a current language. So, how do flashcards work and how [...]

30 07, 2019

Study with a Plan

By |2019-07-29T13:03:58+10:00July 30th, 2019|Articles, Flashcards, HSC PDHPE, Questions, Study Tips|Comments Off on Study with a Plan

As you prepare for your HSC PDHPE exam I want to encourage you to make sure you study with a plan. What I mean, is that you plan out your study 2 weeks ahead and that you have a plan for each session of study that you do. First, your plan for the weeks ahead. [...]

29 07, 2019

Improve your writing

By |2019-07-29T12:43:58+10:00July 29th, 2019|Articles, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips, writing|Comments Off on Improve your writing

In HSC PDHPE it is vital that you ensure your extended, and even the longer short answer responses are well written and address the question. This article provides a couple of tips to help you improve your writing in exams. Firstly, you should make sure you get straight into the answer. There is no need [...]

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|Comments Off on Multiple Choice Questions

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|Comments Off on Breaking down HSC PDHPE exam questions

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 [...]