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This topic is adapted from the SketchX YouTube channel.

Does the need to study challenge you? Often, a teacher will make you aware of what topic or items to study, but rarely do they give you instructions on how to study.

Video Highlights:

  • Set study sessions.
  • Determine a dedicated study area.
  • Categorize your study content into facts or concepts.
  • Organize your study notes by facts or concepts.
  • Teach from your notes to someone else to reinforce your learning.
  • SQRRR method.
  • Use mnemonics.

[Related: The Power of Habit]

With these simple steps, you can learn to improve your grades while studying less. These are practical skills that you can learn to use!

Written content for this topic by David Bassett.

Discussion Questions:

  1. Watch the video together or invite someone to summarize the topic.
  2. What is your initial reaction to this video? Do you disagree with any of it? What jumped out at you?
  3. What things have you tried before to improve your methods for studying? How much success did you have? What roadblocks did you face?
  4. What are two places that you can use as dedicated study areas? What makes them good places for studying?
  5. Discuss the differences between facts and concepts.
  6. Propose at least one opportunity you have to teach what you have studied.
  7. Write a personal action step based on this conversation.