Unique StudySmart Offering

 

Unique StudySmart Offering

Unique StudySmart Course Content and Presentation

The course material was developed by specialists with extensive clinical and research experience in study guidance.  It is presented by experienced and trained personnel in a non-challenging and non-threatening atmosphere, utilising every means possible to create an atmosphere of fun.

The course is offered in learner friendly Workbooks for Grades 4 to 7, and 8 to 10 with applicable examples from school textbooks.  Both of these courses are available in English or Afrikaans and is offered over a period of 6 hours spread over 3 weeks with a maximum of eight learners per group.  A standardised Reading Test is also included in the Course.

Content covered include inter alia the following:

  • Attentive listening – We share tips to get the most value of time spent in the classroom.
  • Efficient reading skills – Learners practice various proven reading methods to increase their reading competence and understanding.
  • Learning strategies We teach various ways to understand facts, and to transfer it into long-term memory.
  • Creative summaries – The art of creating summaries that illustrates one’s understanding of the facts, and results in better retention  when it is practiced and applied.
  • Effective homework management – We teach learners how to organize information in a fun way.

Everybody enjoys getting something for free.  Though, in the strict sense of the word the learners attending the StudySmart Course do not receive it for free, they are issued with the following to create enthusiasm for the StudySmart Course they are about to do – Eg.  File; pencil; different colour dividers; five highlighters.