The COVID-19 pandemic is now in its eleventh month and the absence of regular classes has added to the stress for students who are preparing for Board Exams 2021. Online learning has emerged as one of the popular alternatives in absence of classroom learning. After the academic year like no other, class 10 and 12 students across the country are gearing up to attempt for their board exams 2021 in May and June. Most of the schools held online classes for the students.
Below are some important tips for students to cope with exam stress and score well in their board exams amid the Covid pandemic.
Implementing Quick Learning Strategies
Going through the complete syllabus still imparts fear in minds of many students. Hence, advanced learning techniques can help students to quickly remember the keywords and acronyms which will save a lot of time and help students to revise at a quick glance.
Stressing yourself to cover things that are beyond your reach is not a proper way for preparing. Avoid studying all in a single day. Take it slow and assign your revision consequently. Instead of browsing all the topics at once, try to pick up 2 or 3 subjects and select 1 to 2 topics from each subject and go into the details of topics.
Study Environment Matters
A stable study environment is significant as it helps students attain calmness while preparing for Board Exams. Do not keep your study space near to the background sound of TV or music system, etc. Having your study area near the Wi-Fi connection is the best option currently when online study material is equally important as offline. Pasting posters of motivational personalities or encouraging quotes can be inspiring.
Focus On Important Topics
It is good to highlight the key issues and making short notes on them as it can be helpful in learning and rethinking instead of going back to the whole chapter.
But the question is how to know the important topics? There are various books available in the market that suggests important topics or 'One for All' for Class 10 and 12. Students can buy those books to have a deeper understanding of important topics that are most likely to come in the Board exams.
Solving Sample Papers Are Must
It is often said that that practice makes a man perfect. Solving CBSE sample papers every day is a must. Try to solve at least one sample paper every day that you think is important for CBSE Board Exam 2021. Make note of your strong and weak points and try to work on them by resolving the sample papers in the weeks to follow.
Watch Video Tutorials Online
Online Video Tutorials are great for learning in times of the Covid-19 pandemic. It provides a multi-dimensional learning experience that consists of charts, pictures, mind maps, graphical representations, infographics, etc. Learners can retain information from videos for a longer duration.
Take Care Of Your Health
It is important for students to take good care of their health by taking nutritious food. Proper nutrition provides the energy and stability that body needs during rigorous study. Exercising daily helps to stay active throughout the day.
It Is Important To Seek Support
Everyone is trying to fit in the 'new normal' and the present situation is tough for all. It can be stressful for students to study and learn on their own at home. But avoid overthinking about the future. Always seek the support of your adults, mentors, or friends about your state of mind.