“Study hard, and you’re sure to succeed,” they say, but we all know that this statement isn’t strictly true. A lot of people who have studied hard as advised still fail woefully in their test areas. This thoughtful book, “How to Improve Study Habits,” focuses on maximizing study skills and developing habits to excel beyond the classroom. The book exposes the concrete reasons behind every student’s failure or success in the academic world.The book published by Four Windows Press shines a light on what is needed as we are experiencing the transition to online learning.
The structure of this book is systematic and easy to follow. The tone is conversational and engaging, needed when writing on technical subjects such as studying, reading, and learning patterns during crises. Each chapter discusses pertinent questions on coping with e-learning, learning types, study skills, and effects of different study habits that arise in students’ minds while providing practical steps to dealing with these issues.
According to the book, what a student needs to succeed beyond good grades is to have excellent study skills. Good study skills ensure that the student does well beyond the classroom walls, conquers fear and anxiety, and can handle any study material.
It’s no surprise that the author, Christine Reidhead, an educator and the founder of AfrikRising, gives an in-depth and comprehensive discussion on the topic of study in this book. Having earned degrees in the education field, served in different academic world positions, and written other educational books that this book features as a series, this book seems to be another offshoot of her vast knowledge and authority. With her love for children and passion for educating unprivileged ones, she tackled studying issues that are seemingly overlooked yet critical to students’ development at all levels.
In this book, Christine Reidhead expresses her professionalism as an educator while relating to the educational space’s peculiarities. There are insightful tips on how to scale through the hurdles of e-learning with attention to how educators can leverage different student’s learning types while teaching. Each chapter is embellished with relatable illustrations and stories to pass the message across. So, no matter your reading purpose, you’re sure to know the primary imprint of how to excel with the study habits discussed.
More so, this book is a must-have for every student and educator regardless of level. It comes in handy for everyone who seeks to excel in building effective study habits that will form the foundation of his/her career. It is a handy tool as it addresses how to make studying interesting for millennials in these times, seeing that many things demand their attention.
With the advent of social media, gadgets, and pandemic effects, learning psychology becomes much more imperative in education. Christine gives practical tips and guides in learning during and after a pandemic.
Whether you’re a student, educator, or parent, this book provides a roadmap that’ll help you achieve your study goals if applied. It’s a real value in one book which everyone interested in smashing the learning hurdles should get. This thorough and self-help guide promises to be a valuable companion for anyone brave enough to apply its principles.