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Create your own flashcards, games, vocabulary lists, practice tests, and more to help you with studying.
This website offers flashcards, a note taking platform, self-created quizzes, study planner, a collaboration tool, and more.
Focus Lock for Android
This app will block the apps of your choice. Simply download it, say how long you want to turn the apps off for, pick your apps, and go!
SelfControl for Mac
To avoid distractions like this, SelfControl allows you to block certain websites for a set amount of time. Once you put these blocks in place, it’s impossible for you to access them until the time you’ve previously specified runs out.
Work in intervals and time yourself to ensure that you know when you should be working and when you get a break.
Coping with Stress and Anxiety
Need some help battling stress or anxiety?
Visit the VLC guide below.
Teen Health & Wellness
Search for Academic Anxiety under 'Mind, Mood and Emotions'. Includes information on causes, symptoms, stories and how to manage your anxiety.
My Health Magazine
MyHealth Magazine is a health and wellness interactive online publication that covers topics from mental health, physical well-being, to social skills and advise, as well as disorders or hot topics like bullying.
***GET THE ACCESS CODE TO CREATE YOUR OWN ACCOUNT & ACCESS THE MAGAZINE FROM YOUR LCI! ***
Overcoming Exam Anxiety
Pointers on how to recognize, cope with, and overcoming stress factors associated with taking tests and exams in school. Provided by the Learning Commons at Simon Fraser University.
PDCI Test Preparation Series
Brain Science & Test Prep
Test & learning tips based on brain science!
Download these tip sheets from 'Learning How to Learn: How to Succeed in School Without Spending All Your Time Studying; A Guide for Kids and Teens" by Barbara Oakley and Terrence Sejnowski. Want to read more? Each secondary school learning commons has a copy of the book in the collection. Check it out!
Learning How to Learn by
Publication Date: 2018-08-07
Learning How to Learn teaches kids about the importance of both focused concentration and letting their minds wander, how the brain makes connections between different pieces of information, the value of metaphors in developing understanding, why procrastination is the enemy of problem solving, and much more.
Exams and Tests - Help from Queens
Get Help Preparing for Exams:
How to Study for and Write Different Kinds of Exams:
What to do during your exam!
Sleep for Success
University of British Columbia
NOOL Grade Calculator
To use this calculator, simply input your current percentage on an assignment, test or exam as well as the value it has towards your final grade. For each new assignment, test or exam, click on "Add New Assignment/Exam". If you make a mistake, click the "Reset" button. To calculate your grade, click the "Calculate" button.
Click on the link above!