This page is devoted to study skills and helping students to develop these skills.

Study skills websites

The following link is useful for students in secondary school: www.ltscotland.org.uk/studyskills

The following link is for students who wish to improve their writing skills: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

BBC Schools website on study skills: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/studentlife/revisionandskills/

Writing an academic essay - model and practice exercises Academic writing essays

University of Reading: Academic writing skills Study writing

University of Nottingham list of universities offering advice and support on study skills Writing

University of London Academic English On-line study website. An excellent resource with lots of exercises to help improve academic study skills: Academic study skills

Dictionary and Word development links


Thesarus link:
http://thesaurus.com/

Oxford University Dictionary with puzzle and games:OUP



Visual organisers

Graphic organisers are a good way to organise your ideas whenever you need to do some writing. Here are a selection of graphic organisers:






Powerpoint presentation of key elements of Study Skills:

IB Command Terms: MYP and Diploma



Writing Booklet for MYP students

This booklet gives examples of model texts, frameworks and graphic organizers on a range of genres including: recount, narrative, expository, discursive, compare and contrast, persuasive, analysis, problem-solution, evaluation



Revision SMART booklet An on-line booklet from Teachit resources to help you plan your revision timetable



Extended Essay information framework for EE proposal: