About the Book
SET UP FOR LEARNING SUCCESS
To learn well throughout the year and perform at your best during exams, it is best to start early.
‘Think Savvy, Revise Smart’ is the ‘go-to-guide’ for anyone who prepares for tests and exams, or the people who support them.
With its easy-to-read writing style and engaging ideas, this book is perfect for all students – from those who are struggling with the demands of high school learning, to those who are hoping to squeeze a little more out of their performance.
If you or a loved one is studying, then this is one book you need on your bookshelf! Set them up for learning success.
Who will benefit from reading this book?
Think Savvy, Revise Smart is an invaluable resource for anyone who is involved in learning.
STUDENTS: With a particular focus on test and exam preparation, this book is particularly suitable for high school and university students. Adult learners returning to study would also benefit from this book.
I like this book very much. Some of the information I already knew and some information I forgot about. I also learnt a lot of new information. This book will really help students.
PARENTS: Parents will gain knowledge and understanding to confidently support their teenager at home.
TEACHERS: Teachers will find this a useful resource to supplement their teaching in the classroom.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
“Think Savvy, Revise Smart” provides a unique method for learning well and preparing for tests and exams. By explaining how your brain works, you will be empowered to take control of your own learning. Full of straight-forward, helpful, science-based strategies, the book provides a balanced approach to help you achieve at your optimal.
The illustrated book consists of three, easy to read sections. You can read the book from cover to cover if you wish, or you can choose the sections which best meet your current needs.
PART 1: MEET YOUR BRAIN
⦿ How your brain works
⦿ Which revision strategies work with your brain, not against it
⦿ How to keep your mind and body in good shape when you are preparing for exams
PART 2: PREPARING FOR EXAMS
⦿ How to create a revision timetable that takes the stress out of study
⦿ How to manage your time to work with your brain, not against it
⦿ How to prioritise your revision to help you meet your goals
PART 3: SITTING EXAMS
⦿ How to spend your reading time wisely
⦿ How to answer different types of questions: multiple choice, short answer, calculations and extended response
⦿ What to do if you ‘draw a blank’, run out of time or get stuck