Entries by Yukie Miyazaki

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5 Study Habits To Adopt

The idea of tests and examinations can be daunting and is oftentimes a source of dread and fear for many students. However, these can be avoided with adequate preparation. Studying is inevitable in order to do well academically, as such, it is also ideal that we fully maximise the time that we do spend studying. […]

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How To Study More Effectively

According to an educational model by psychologist Benjamin Bloom, being more aware of, and understanding how we think plays an important role in how we absorb information while studying. This has been adapted into the One Hour Study Cycle that can aid students in learning more effectively, and committing knowledge gained into their long-term memory. […]

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Why Are Life Skills Important?

The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines life skills as “abilities for adaptive and positive behaviour that enable individuals to deal effectively with the demand and challenges of everyday life.” The existing skills mainly fall under four cross-cultural categories: • Collaboration and teamwork • Creativity and imagination • Critical thinking • Problem-solving With the world rapidly […]