The author of this book advises parents, professionals and prospective students on preparing for the transition to further education, based on her experience as a learning support adviser and specialist teacher in a further education college. She is also the author of another book in a related field.
Chapters cover topics including:
- Developing a success attitude
- Reducing exam anxiety
- Smart learning using multisensory methods
- Smarter organisation for exam success
- How exam access arrangements work on the day of the exam
The book also includes a number of templates to structure and support more effective study skills and materials that can be downloaded from the publisher’s website.
This is a practical, hands-on workbook that is written in a student friendly style, with an enlarged font and that recognises the difficulties students with specific learning difficulties face. Well-established learning techniques are integrated into the activities in each chapter and the author encourages the reader to engage actively in preparing for their exams.
This is a very useful and accessible workbook that recognises the impact of learning differences and provides a toolkit of resources to develop good study skills and habits.
Author: A-M McNicholas, Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-78775-177-4, £14.99.