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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. [...]

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 [...]

30 01, 2018

Start the year well!

By |2018-01-30T07:11:22+10:00January 30th, 2018|Articles, Flashcards, HSC PDHPE, Questions, Study Tips, Summary|Comments Off on Start the year well!

I'm sure I don't need to tell you that it is important for you to start the year well, but hopefully, I can give you a few tips to help kickstart your return to school. Get Organised First, it is important to ensure you are well organised. Make sure you have a method and structure [...]

22 09, 2017

Study for the less motivated

By |2017-09-22T11:23:12+10:00September 22nd, 2017|Articles, Flashcards, HSC PDHPE, Questions, sample answer, Study Tips, Summary|Comments Off on Study for the less motivated

With only 3 weeks to go until the HSC PDHPE Final Exam I thought I would write an article for the less motivated. So, what study tip do I have for you... well, firstly here is a DO NOT... Do not start reading textbooks or my website thinking you will remember it... you won't. Reading [...]

17 08, 2017

5 ways to use your flashcards

By |2017-08-17T08:17:52+10:00August 17th, 2017|Articles, Flashcards, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips|Comments Off on 5 ways to use your flashcards

Many students create flashcards, but only use them one (1) way - read the syllabus, recite the content, flip and check. Now, this is definitely the way most people use flashcards, and is a good starting place to using them. But I have 5 other ways for you to use your flashcards to further develop [...]

25 07, 2017

Preparing for your HSC PDHPE Trial Exam

By |2017-07-25T18:06:18+10:00July 25th, 2017|Articles, Flashcards, HSC PDHPE, sample answer, Study Tips, Summary|Comments Off on Preparing for your HSC PDHPE Trial Exam

As your final term of school begins you should be spending much of your time preparing for your HSC PDHPE trial exam. Your trial is likely to be worth around 30% of your submitted school grade and can often seem daunting. Trial exams are often the most difficult exams you will do in your HSC. [...]

29 03, 2017

Flashcards are self-testing

By |2017-03-28T19:58:57+10:00March 29th, 2017|Articles, Flashcards, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips|Comments Off on Flashcards are self-testing

One of the reasons I so highly recommend flashcards to my students is because flashcards are self-testing. What I mean by this, is that, when used correctly, flashcards are essentially a method to continually test your brains ability to recall information. This recall of information is exactly what you are required to do in [...]

22 03, 2017

Flashcards allow deeper thinking

By |2017-03-28T19:48:38+10:00March 22nd, 2017|Articles, Flashcards, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips|Comments Off on Flashcards allow deeper thinking

Flashcards allow deeper thinking to occur, and for this thinking to occur more quickly. Previously I wrote an article looking at how flashcards help improve memory by moving content into long-term memory and strengthening neural pathways for faster recall. When information shifts into your long-term memory it shifts out of your working memory. This [...]

15 03, 2017

Flashcards improve memory

By |2017-03-15T14:44:42+10:00March 15th, 2017|Articles, Flashcards, HSC PDHPE, Study Tips|Comments Off on Flashcards improve memory

At a very basic level flashcards improve memory of content. The frequent exposure to the content that comes with the use of flashcards enables this to occur. For me, going to my flashcards every week and working my way through the pile until I could remember it all was providing me with frequent exposure and [...]