Study Skills Step 8: Write for Good Results

Find out how to write for good results in your exams

The purpose of writing is to communicate your ideas or information as clearly and as accurately as you can (in whatever subject). Good writing is about good communication. It shows that you have researched, selected, thought about, and ...

04 May 2016/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (2891)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.5
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5 May Bank Holiday Weekend Study Tips

5 Bank Holiday Study Tips!

Its a Bank Holiday and we have that  Friday feeling of a long relaxing  three day weekend but its important to stick to your routine. The Leaving Cert and the Junior Cert are just over a month away and now is not the time to stray away from your routine. Stick to what you know over this Bank Holiday whether its getting up early to finish your study so you can enjoy the day or staying in and studying through the afternoon. Whatever your routine is, it is important to stick to it to achieve to most out of your weekend.

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28 April 2016/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (3588)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.0
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Study Skills Step 7: Summarising and Note-Taking Techniques

Objective: To summarise and make notes of the information you read so that is is easier to process in your brain because you understand it better and you retain and remember what you learn for longer

Note-taking strategies

 

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27 April 2016/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (2708)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 3.3
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Study Skills Step 6: Read for Meaning

Learn how to read for meaning with step 6 of our guide.


Reading that has a specific purpose or intention has a powerful effect on memory. You remember more easily when you are actively looking for answers to specific questions or topics, and when you are interested in the material. 

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20 April 2016/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (3167)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Understanding Easter 1916: A Quick Guide to the Easter Rising!

Irish History. Understanding the 1916 Easter Rising

One of the most significant periods in Irish History was the 1916 Easter Rising.  But in terms of studying Irish history, the 1916 Rising is also one of the most challenging! There was loads happening at the same time – nationalism, dual monarchism, Home Rule, different characters with different agendas, political scandal, political intrigue, military force versus guerrilla warfare, executions, betrayals: Ireland was extremely volatile and a highly dangerous place! 

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18 April 2016/Author: Dan Keating/Number of views (3258)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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