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10 quotes on discovery for HSC English

Aug 1, 2016

As 'Discovery' makes up the Area of Study for all HSC students studying English this year, we want to share some of our favourite quotes on the topic. 

Notions of discovery can vary greatly, and there are a number of different types you could explore; discovering something new, rediscovery, self-discovery, discovery of people, discovery of places and more. 

Three Ways to Avoid Plagiarism

Jul 20, 2016

When you're submitting lots of assignments, or when you don't fully understand a topic, or when you don't want to spend the time doing comprehensive research, it's tempting to just copy a snippet of what someone else has said and claim that as your own work.  It's tempting, but don't do it.  As tempting as it is to take a short-cut, this is plagiarism.

10 Ways To Avoid A Homework Meltdown

Apr 11, 2016

Homework can often feel like an overwhelming, never-ending pile of stress. Homework stress can cause frustration and anxiety and ultimately prevent you from achieving your best results.

However, this feeling of not being in control can be avoided by simply adjusting your study habits. Homework and study can actually be a rewarding, satisfying experience if done in an organised and efficient way. Here are some tips on how to achieve that.

Homework Help - The Australian Way

Jul 2, 2015

If you watched Foreign Correspondent's recent story about the pressure under which South Korean students suffer when studying for exams, it's hard not to be discouraged. The disenchantment of some parents’ with their education system is particularly distressing.

Is there a plague of cheating in NSW high schools?

Jun 9, 2015

Is there a plague of cheating in NSW high schools? The SMH would have us think so with its report over the weekend, headlined "Cheating 'endemic' in NSW high schools." Jack Goodman tells you four reasons why last weekend's news story is troubling for education.

Techniquely Correct: The Opposite Of Personification

Jun 1, 2015

Welcome to Techniquely Correct, where we talk about the techniques that help you better analyse - and write your own - texts.  This week we're talking about personification and, even more interestingly, the opposite of personification.

Top 5 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Online Tutoring

Apr 7, 2015

Although online tutoring has been around for a while, it still may feel somewhat unfamiliar to many families trying it out for the first time.  

Online tutoring is a great way to get personalised learning support when you need it most, without the hassle of having to arrange appointments or travel.

If you’re new to online tutoring, or thinking about giving it a go, here are some key things to consider that will help you have a productive, efficient and enjoyable experience.

5 tips on how to start your assignment

Mar 12, 2015

We all know the feeling when someone mentions the word ‘assignment’ and the feeling of dread sweeps over you. Maybe you put it aside for now. After all, the due date is three weeks away. Sound familiar?

Don’t sweat, it’s all about how you approach it. Doing an assignment is a process, these tips might help get you started and hopefully avoid last-minute stress and struggles.