Decision Making

Selecting Course

Decision Making is very important in all stages of life since we are going to make decisions everyday. It is a process of choosing an appropriate course of action from several alternative courses. High school students are especially faced with many crucial decision-making situations. This includes choosing subjects for senior years and the HSC, wondering whether they should drop a subject, deciding how to manage their time, and many more!
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KWL Chart

KWL Chart

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.” Vincent T. Lombardi

So, how to increase the will? How to get interest in work? How to remember the lesson? Here is a technique called KWL Chart- which gives you the answer for all the questions.
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Time Management

Managing Time

TIME MANAGEMENT

Time Management is  one of the most important  thing to take care of in  life. There is no replacement for time.
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Ending the Beginning

Thinking Back And Forth

So you’re in Year 7 and you’re about to finish your first year, I just want to know – how does it feel?

I find whenever I ask Year 7s how they start their first year in high school they always say, “It’s so different!” but when I ask them again at the end of the year they say, “It’s not as bad as I thought!”
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The BIG Picture

Believe In Yourself!

Hello to all year 12′s!

Oh my the HSC! Are you all ready and prepared?? Well I hope so and if not just believe in yourself! Just take it easy but at the same time still take it seriously.
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Making The Leap to Senior Years

Senior Years

 

For all the Year 10s this year going onto Year 11 it can be quite daunting. What will it be like to be a senior in high school? Besides getting to feel a bit more superior to the juniors, you may also find that teachers will start treating you a bit differently… The expectations will be higher and the workload more intense, with more focus on self directed learning- no more being spoon fed the answers!
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We’re In the News!

HSC Workshop

S4S Coaching are in the news again for
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What We Do Really Works!

Best Help For Best Results

As a team, we’re devoted to giving you
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On Trial

Practise

Order! Order! What’s the case? YOU. Yes, another
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Analyse Me!!!

The Right Analysis

Ever got a text for English and thought,
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Finding My Creative Side

Creativity

Creativity. It’s something most students think only belong
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Group Work

Group And Individual

Group assessments are harder than normal assessments because
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Active minds & Challenges

Keep Your Mind Active

No one can deny that having an active
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Speeches

Self Confidence

Speeches always have two reactions in my experience.
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How to maintain a Healthy Study Lifestyle

Healthy Study Lifestyle

Okay, so maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a
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DON’T PANIC- Stress Management

Manage Stress

Before we go on to discuss ways of
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The Debating Team

Debating

I don’t know how you guys feel about
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Video: Where good ideas come from


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How to make your study Successful:

How to make your study successful:Take great notes

When it comes to studying its not just
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Out & About


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VIDEO: Diana Laufenberg:


Diana Laufenberg: How to learn? From mistakes


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Facebook Discussions

Discussions

Those of you who are with S4S would
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Update: New Tutors!

New Tutors

Hi everyone! I hope your week is going
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Short Stories

Stories

When I was in Year 7 what I
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CHOOSING YOUR FUTURE

CHOOSING YOUR FUTURE-a guide for sorting your preference list

It’s now 2011 and university offers will be
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Studying is Personal

Self Understanding

Previously we talked about study skills, but sometimes
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Essay writing tip: Get to the point.

Essay Writing

We all know the basic structures of essays:
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Back to school

After Holidays

The summer holidays are over yet again and
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Essential Study Skills.

Study Skills

Studying for an exam, what a drag! You
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QUIZ TIME!

Quiz By S4S Coaching

SO HOW DID YOU GO?

Here is a quiz
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Preparing for Uni.

After HSC

WHAT TO EXPECT…

For those of you who’ve just finished the HSC
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The Road Ahead

Organize And Revise

Well hello again!

It’s now Term 4, time for Yr 11
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Goodbye School Certificate!

Goodbye School Certificate! (Hello, Higher School Certificate)

So Year 10 is over and you’re about
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What NOT to do:

What NOT to do while studying (speaking from personal experience)
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Twelve minutes to work out your life plan

Life Plan

“We’ve been hearing some great study tips but
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HSC Survival Tips

Hey guys

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So HSC is rearing its ugly
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Time to Study!

When,How Long And How Much

One of the biggest issues students struggle with is not knowing how much to study, and when.
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The plot so far…

Hi there!

For those of you reading this blog for
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Tip#4- School work is NOT enough:

Learning Thoroughly

What the teachers give you at school is good, but not enough. You always have to find more questions and examinations for practice. Look for other sources where you can get different type of questions on the concepts you are learning. Possible places to look for extra resources:
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Tip#3 – Write down a weekly goal plan:

Week Plan

The goal plan should outline exactly what you will be aiming at doing in the coming week. You should detail your goals so you can measure them at the end of the week, and see if you have actually achieved those goals.
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Tip#2 – Do NOT stress:

Enjoy Learning

Easy said than done, right? Not quite! Stress is part of life, everyone stresses and it is something that human beings do by nature. We cannot stop stress, but what we can do is minimize the stress. Stress can affect you in many ways, but more importantly, your performance in your examinations.
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Tip#1 – Develop a study timetable:

Study Guide

Make sure that you have a study guide that suits you. Your study guide should outline what you will be doing each day of the week after school as well as in the weekends. It should also contain how long you should be spending on each of your subjects. Remember: you cannot study everything in one night, but you cannot afford to fall behind.
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The high school experience…

The high school experience for me consisted of
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When you think about it…

Thinking Future

When you think about it, you realize just
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All aboard the tute-tute train!

Having Tutoring

Three years ago, I topped Penrith High School’s
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Welcome to the official blog of S4S!

S4S Blog

We hope that in the coming future we
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