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Kindness Week at Drouin Secondary College 2017

Today is World Mental Health Awareness Day. In recognition of this, this whole week we have had a focus on Mental Health at Drouin Secondary College.   I didn’t want to call the week “Mental Health” week - though in... Continue Reading →

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What does Excellent Classroom Progress Look Like

Progress reports are being written this week. Here is what the rubric defines as Excellent Classroom Progress at Drouin Secondary College Effort - The students is almost always motivated to work at a very high level. Puts an exemplary amount of effort... Continue Reading →

How to be a successful or unsuccessful learner at Drouin Secondary College

Six essentials for successful learning.

Handling Stress at Exam Time

Reference - http://www.andrewfuller.com.au If you have ever looked at a test or exam paper and thought “I know that I know this but I can't remember anything”. If you have stayed awake in the middle of the night worrying about... Continue Reading →

Don’t be a cramming Nora. Get spaced out.

  Read more about how to space your study to maximize learning here.   

How do I remember this?

Exams start next week and here are some helpful study tips for recalling information: Flashcards Probably one of the easiest ways to recall information is through self-testing through flashcards. You can do this through the use of physical index cards,... Continue Reading →

Online Study Tools

Studying for exams does not need to be boring and involve kilos of paper and index cards. The internet IS your new best study friend, if you know how to resist the temptation of the fun and exciting bits! Check... Continue Reading →

Making a study timetable

You don’t want to be like this the night before your exam…. Use a study timetable to get everything done. Just having study plan isn’t sufficient. In an experiment where students were tested on their maths abilities,the more that students... Continue Reading →

Why do we have exams?

With Year 10 and 11 exams starting next week many students and parents are probably asking the question, “Why do we have exams?” Exams include many of the aspects we want from assessment. What do we want from assessment? Good... Continue Reading →

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