For Students in Year 4 – 6 Cost: $140

9.00am – 3.00pm Saturday 2nd September, 2017

3/21 Station Rd, Indooroopilly

TO BOOK A PLACE, PLEASE PHONE: 3378 0888

Base Camp Study Skills Seminar©

 BASE CAMP PREPARATION

Survey the terrain – understanding what lies ahead

Preparation – identify individual learning/study needs

 ACCLIMATISATION

Head Space – understand how the brain works and learns

Focus – focus on now, the next step and the way ahead

 GET FIT FOR CLIMBING

Brain power – nutrition, hydration, sleep and exercise

Fitness – fitness for endurance makes the climb possible

 ATTITUDES FOR ALTITUDE

Motivation – set goals and prepare to achieve success

Thoughts – can boost or reduce academic performance

 PACKED & READY

Equipment – minimum gear for maximum benefit

Planning – identify interesting ways to organise and learn

 MAPPING THE CLIMB

Locate – identify, retrieve and map relevant information

Time – use time effectively to complete the project well

 MOVING AHEAD

Handling the load – strategies for revision and review

Steady progress – exam preparation and managing stress

Base Camp has been developed specifically for gifted and high-ability primary school students who need to understand and introduce study skills so positive habits can be establish while still in primary school.

Using the concept of Base Camp, where mountaineers prepare for the academic journey that lies ahead, this seminar assists students to prepare themselves; to undertake the training they will need to be intellectually, personally and academically equipped to tackle future challenges.

Michele Juratowitch, author of Study: The Simple Facts, developed and delivers the Base Camp Study Skills Seminar for students in Years 4 – 6. Michele has experience providing study skills programs for high-ability primary school students through seminars, in schools, at university, through organisations and within her counselling practice.