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Sometimes education and learning can be extremely difficult, but there are ways to handle some of those negative feelings. Learning isn’t always easy, but it shouldn’t be overwhelming.
If you need some guidance when it comes to studying, learning styles, or stress-relief techniques, take a look below at some helpful tips and ideas to help you thrive in your learning environment!
Learning can be frustrating at times, and depending on the content and expectations, trying to grasp the material can feel hopeless. It is important to recognize that everyone learns differently. Even more, it is perfectly normal to identify as a struggling student. However, you don’t have to continue to struggle.
Ask yourself some of the questions below, and keep reading for more tips on how to ease some of your frustrations and learning struggles.
If you connected to any of these questions, rest assured that you are not alone! Here are some tips to help you with studying and learning.
Study Tips for Different Learning Styles
Every student has a particular learning style. Some learning styles do not thrive in a traditional academic setting, which can make learning a challenging experience. In order to find a study method that works best for you, take a look at the learning styles below and read the example study tips for each style.
Visual learners learn best by sight and seeing material in front of them. Visual aids help you better retain information.
Here are some study tips for visual learners:
Auditory learners learn best by listening and engaging with aural information. Listening to lectures or recordings help you retain information.
Here are some study tips for auditory learners:
Kinesthetic learners learn best by doing, feeling, and experimenting hands-on. These learners engage better when they can participate hands-on and move within a learning environment.
Here are some study tips for kinesthetic learners:
Though there are many more study tips and activities that are useful for each learning style, these are great starting points. Each learning style requires different activities and levels of engagement, and understanding how you learn best can help you recognize how to perform in a classroom setting.
Now, having gained a better understanding of different learning styles, let’s talk about stress-reduction techniques. Learning can be difficult at times, but knowing how you learn best and how you can handle stress can completely change your response to education, learning, and school.
No matter your learning style, everyone gets overwhelmed by papers, tests, and homework at some point. Here are a few stress-relieving tips:
Hopefully these tips have been helpful! Education is meant to be challenging, but it should never be unbearable.
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