Tips & secrets for your child to excel in exams.
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Everyone is talented in their own arena; some can memorize everything in a glance, while others can write a catchy song, paint a masterpiece at the drop of a hat. However, it is only until you realize what your children are good at, then you can figure out the best study tactics for them. Based on Howard Gardners theory of intelligence, these study tips can help to tailor learning for your children based on respective intelligence.
Word Smart (Linguistic Intelligence) 'Word Smart' kids are good with words, letters, and phrases. They enjoy activities such as reading, playing Scrabble or solving word puzzles. These study strategies work for 'Word Smart' kids:
take extensive notes
keep a journal of things learnt
Logic Smart (Logical-Mathematical Intelligence) - 'Logic Smart' person is good with numbers, equations, and logic. They enjoy coming up with solutions to logical problems and figuring things out. If your child is a 'Logic Smart' person, give these a try:
make notes into charts and graphs
use the roman numeral style of outlining
sort the information into categories and classifications
Picture Smart (Spatial Intelligence) 'Picture Smart' are good with art and design. They enjoy being creative, watching movies, and visiting art museums. 'Picture Smart' can benefit from:
sketch pictures that go along with school notes
draw a picture on a flashcard for each concept or vocabulary word
use mindmap to associate the topics learnt
Body Smart (Kinesthetic Intelligence) 'Body Smart' children work well with their hands. They enjoy physical activity such as exercise, sports, and outdoor work. These study strategies can help 'Body Smart' children be successful:
act out or imagine the concepts that they need to remember
look for real-life examples & demonstration
search for computer programs & videos like National Geographic to understand the topic in depth
Music Smart (Musical Intelligence) 'Music Smart' ones are good with rhythms and beats. They enjoy listening to music, attending concerts, and creating songs. If your child belongs to the 'Music Smart' ones, these activities can help you study:
create a song or rhyme that will help you remember a concept
listen to classical music while you are studying
remember vocabulary words by linking them to similar-sounding words in your mind
People Smart (Interpersonal Intelligence) 'People Smart' group are good with relating to people. They enjoy going to parties, visiting with friends, and sharing what they have learnt. 'People Smart' group should give these strategies a try:
discuss lessons learnt with friends or family members
Quiz them before an exam
Join a study group
Self Smart (Intrapersonal Intelligence) 'Self Smart' individuals are comfortable being alone. They enjoy thinking and reflecting by themselves. These tips are helpful for 'Self Smart' individuals:
keep a personal journal
find a place to study where he/ she wont be disturbed
Being involved in assignments by individualizing each project
Now you have figured the intelligence type of your child. Next step is to implement the study tactics in place and engage our SUPERTUTORs to bring out the very best out of your child.
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