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How To Stop The Summer Slide

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How To Stop The Summer Slide

Studies show that children slip backwards by an average of around 2 months' learning during the summer holidays. However, just a little bit of work can avoid this effect. Read on to see my suggestions.

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Get More Out Of Your Revision Notes

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Get More Out Of Your Revision Notes

Learning only happens when brains are kept active. Passively reading through your notes or copying out of a textbook is a very inefficient way of absorbing information. Active notes is a style of note-making which is designed to keep your mind as awake as possible, with excellent results. Read on to see how it works.

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How To Get Better At Reading Philosophy

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How To Get Better At Reading Philosophy

As I've said before, it is very difficult to absorb information passively. Many people try and read philosophy in the same relaxed, switched-off way they would approach a piece of fiction, and it doesn't get them very far. In this blog I explain how get the most out of your reading, and how it can help you craft better essays and exam answers.

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