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04/12/2017
School is meant for learning, but sometimes students struggle to learn. The information may seem obvious and easy while in class, but it becomes hard when you’re studying at home. There are a few tricks you can try to become a better learner and keep all that knowledge you get at school when you go back home. Give these tips The Tutoring Center, Auburn CA has prepared for you.

Change Your Scenery

The place where you study is of great influence. Even just by moving to another room in your house you can boost your learning and memorizing capacity. The brain associates new facts with internal and external stimuli, such as the place where you’re learning. Try studying the same subject in different scenery. You’ll practice being able to retrieve information in any place. However, if you find it hard to concentrate, stick to the same location. Just picture yourself in that room when you need to remember the information.

Work on Your Notes Later

Notes are really necessary to review and study later on. Sometimes you get so focused on writing down everything that the teacher is saying that you don’t really understand the information. What’s the use of a bunch of notes that you can't make sense of? You can try taking your notes after class or at least after you’ve taken some time to reflect on the concept and organize your ideas. Make sure you understand what you’re writing down. If you need to work on your note-taking skills, be sure to check out this post.

Be the Teacher

You know you master a subject when you’re able to explain the concept to someone else. Teaching requires deep processing: you need to organize the information in your mind, think of the easiest way to explain it, and figure out examples to illustrate your point. Help your friends study if they need help, it will be very beneficial for your learning too.

Ask for Help

If you don’t understand something, the smartest thing to do is to ask for help. You’re accepting the fact that you can’t learn the subject on your own, and that is smart. Ask your friends for help, or, better yet, head to The Tutoring Center, Auburn CA. Their one-to-one tutoring services will help you reach your academic goals and become a better learner. There’s more to tutoring than improving in one subject, you will also be learning many skills that will be useful in many other areas. Give them a call at (530) 878-5010 to learn more about their tutoring programs in Auburn.

Get Hands-On

You can read tons of tutorials or watch millions of do-it-yourself videos, but if you never try them out, you will never learn. The key to learning is being hands on. If you’re trying to learn a new language, you need to try to speak it. If you want to be a better writer, you need to actually write something. Don’t be afraid of failing, it is part of the learning process after all.

Catch Up on Your Sleep

Being tired hinders your ability to process information. It’s really important to sleep the necessary amount so that your brain can recover. Did you know that resting after you learned something is equally as important? Sleep is necessary for crystallizing a memory. If you don’t get enough sleep, your memory won’t be solidified and you’ll forget what you just learned.

 Keep a Studying Schedule

Although you probably will remember the information if you cram one day before a test, it will most likely only be temporary. Long term, you’ll remember more information if your brain retrieves it repeatedly. Take some time between study sessions to forget the information. When you get back to studying, your brain will work harder trying to remember the answers. This will help the knowledge become more solid. Design a study schedule that involves alternating school subjects.

Mix It Up

If you always use the same method to study, the classic exercise repetition, you’ll get bored. You should try to mix it up. Instead of spending a whole hour on a vocabulary exercise and then another hour the next day on a reading exercises, try spending 20 minutes on each topic in a single day. Learning the same material in different ways helps cement knowledge. Another plus is that you won’t get bored as easily.

Tutoring in Auburn, CA

If you need to reinforce what you've learned at school, tutoring is a great idea. A tutor can help you look for different ways to cement your knowledge and give you tips to help you become a better student. Learn about the tutoring programs The Tutoring Center, Auburn CA has to offer by calling them at (530) 878-5010.

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