Detailed overview of available study skills resources

 

Overview of resources for Year 7-12 schools

NOTE: All worksheet sets are licenced to the purchasing school.

WELCOME TO YEAR 11: TIPS AND TECHNIQUES FROM THE EXPERTS

Designed specifically for students starting senior school, the resource contains 11 Secrets to Achieving Personal Best in the Senior Years. This 44 page resource covers everything you'd want your senior students to know to work towards their personal best, with self-reflective activities along the way.  Topics covered: understanding the point of the senior years, getting motivated, setting goals, working efficiently, making study notes, the need for small and constant improvement, essay writing strategies, common mistakes in studying, dealing with bad marks and developing resilience, managing stress, thinking about life after school. This resource is written jointly by Enhanced Learning Educational Services and Human Connections (with a section from The Research Den ).

This resource is supplied in PDF format only and is priced at AUD$198.00. This includes GST and blackline master photocopy rights for the school.

STUDY SKILLS WORKSHEETS

Each resource consists of 20 double sided worksheets for the form or roll teachers to use throughout the year with their form or roll class. The Year 11 and 12 worksheets can also just be given to the students to complete in their own time. These ready-to-use worksheets contain a multitude of activities to improve students’ study skills.

- Year 7 Study Skills Worksheets
- Year 8 Study Skills Worksheets
- Year 9 Study Skills Worksheets
- Year 10 Study Skills Worksheets
- Year 11 Study Skills Worksheets
- Year 12 Study Skills Worksheets

Each resource is supplied in PDF format only and is priced at AUD$99.00 per year level resource. This includes GST and blackline master photocopy rights for the school.

TIME MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES

In three parts, each kit deals with the issue of time management in a user friendly and effective way. 
PART 1: An introduction to what time management is and an assessment of the obstacles that students are currently facing. This section can be given to students to complete at home or in form time. (Consists of 5 double-sided worksheets.)
PART 2: Time Management Techniques. 10 clearly explained techniques suitable for students to implement. Each technique is outlined on a double-sided worksheet and includes activities for students to complete. These first two parts of the kit can be used in the following ways: a)Handed out in parts for students to complete at school in form time. b)Handed out in whole or parts for students to complete in their own time. c)In entirety at an in-school study skills day.
PART 3: Parents are always looking for ways to help and assist their students. This section consists of a suggested covering letter (you can also download this from our website in order to adapt it to suit your school), suggestions of inserts for your school newsletter, and a Parents’ Guide to Time Management Techniques for their child’s year group. These can be sent out to parents as a package or at different times of the year, or could be included in any handbooks or guides your school might give to parents. (Consists of 5 double-sided pages).

- Year 7 Time Management Techniques
- Year 8 Time Management Techniques
- Year 9 Time Management Techniques
- Year 10 Time Management Techniques
- Year 11 Time Management Techniques
- Year 12 Time Management Techniques

Each resource is supplied in PDF format only and is priced at AUD$99.00 per year level resource. This includes GST and blackline master photocopy rights for the school.

EXAMINATION PREPARATION WORKBOOKS

Each resource consists of a 40-page workbook that can be copied and given to each student. It steps students through all stages of effective examination preparation. It is recommended that students be given the booklet at least 6 weeks prior to the examination period. (Note: students do not complete the booklet all at once. As they reach a particular stage over the six week period before examinations they then work through that section of the workbook.)

- 7/8 Examination Preparation Workbook
- 9/10 Examination Preparation Workbook
- 11/12 Examination Preparation Workbook

Each resource is supplied in PDF format only and is priced at AUD$99.00 per year level resource. This includes GST and blackline master photocopy rights for the school.

 GOAL SETTING

The primary school resource consists of 20 double sided worksheets in two sections for your form or roll teachers to use throughout the year with their form or roll class. These ready-to-use worksheets contain a multitude of activities to help students develop goal setting skills. The middle school product consists of 10 sections each of 4 pages. The senior school product is a workbook for students to work through at their own pace.

- Goal Setting Worksheet for Primary
- Goal Setting Worksheets for Middle School
- Goal Setting Workbook for Senior School

Each resource is supplied in PDF format only and is priced at AUD$99.00 per year level resource. This includes GST and blackline master photocopy rights for the school.

PREPARING FOR HIGH SCHOOL

This resource consists of 10 sections each consisting of 2 double sided worksheets that can be used with a Year 6 Primary class towards the end of the year to help them understand and develop the types of study skills they will need for high school. The resource gives students an excellent grounding for their studies in high school and a solid introduction to essential study skills techniques. You may also decide to copy the workbook for the students and give it to the Year 6 parents to work through at home with their son or daughter - either way the parents will be most impressed! This resource is designed to be used in the last few months/weeks of Year 6, during the holidays before high school or even the first few weeks of high school. 
This resource is supplied in PDF format only and is priced at AUD$99.00 per year level resource. This includes GST and blackline master photocopy rights for the school.

HELP GUIDES

‘Starting Secondary School’ is the first resource available in the ‘Helping students be Effective Learners Program’.  This resource targets students starting high school (usually Year 7 or 8 depending on your school system).  If you want to help your students get organised for high school, manage their time efficiently and learn the secrets to achieving their personal best, this 10 page resource is for you. If your school subscribes to www.studyskillshandbook.com.au (check here) you do NOT need to purchase this resource it is free on the handbook site (visit the ‘Things to Print’ page).
Each resource is supplied in PDF format only and is priced at AUD$29.00. This includes GST and blackline master photocopy rights for the school.
HELP#1 - Starting Secondary School
HELP#2 - Approaching Assignments
HELP#3 - Research Skills
HELP#4 - Home Study Environment
HELP#5 - Senior School Success
HELP#6 - Mastering Middle School
HELP#7 - Preparing for Exam Blocks
HELP#8 - Goal Setting
HELP#9 - Managing Stress
HELP#10 - Improving Reading Skills
HELP#11 - Improving Writing Skills
HELP#12 - How to Study for Tests and Exams

STUDY SKILLS HANDOUTS FOR MATHEMATICS

This resource is designed for the use and benefit of the Mathematics department. The resource consists of 22 double sided sheets for your Mathematics teachers to copy and give to students (and/or parents!) throughout the year. Most of the handouts are suitable for all levels of high school although there are a few that are junior or senior specific. 

This resource is supplied in PDF format only and is priced at AUD$99.00. This includes GST and blackline master photocopy rights for the school.

DVD: EFFECTIVE EXAMINATION PREPARATION YEARS 7-9

This DVD takes students through a step-by-step guide to all phases of exam preparation. Each section is approximately 15 minutes long and can be viewed separately or together. Ready-to-use worksheets for you to print and photocopy are included to accompany the DVD. 
SECTION 1 – “Preparing for Examinations” (getting organised, making study notes)
SECTION 2 – “Studying for Examinations” (examination preparation, how to study)
SECTION 3 – “Techniques for Examinations” (developing good examination skills)
Price: AUD$99.00 (includes GST, delivery)