Opinta blog - Learning techniques

Find out which study techniques have been shown to be the most effective and how you can use them to make your studies more fun and easier.

Pauli Raivio·March 16, 2023·5 min read
How to learn large chunks of information effectively

How do you study effectively when you need to learn a large chunk of material, such as a history course in high school or one or more books for an entrance exam? There are two ways to understand and learn wholes: either you first understand the elements that make up the whole or you first outline the whole…

Pauli Raivio·March 13, 2023·6 min read
How to take good notes when studying?

Taking notes is almost a necessary step in effective and active learning. Note-taking takes time, so efficiency and selectivity are crucial. Everyone has their own style, but here are some general principles to help you get the most out of your scribbles. It's worth taking notes because: When you write in…

Pauli Raivio·February 19, 2023·6 min read
Spaced repetition is the cornerstone of effective learning

Does the following series of events sound familiar: You are going to study for the exam for a total of 10 hours and the exam is in five days. You plan your study schedule so that you study for 2 hours every day and get an A on the exam. In reality, on the last night before the exam, you wake up on YouTube, ad…

Pauli Raivio·February 9, 2023·8 min read
Best ways to study for a test or exam

Most learners have a good command of the methods of receiving and acquiring information. In practice, this means reading or in some other way passively going through their study materials. Stumbling starts at the point when you need to do something with the information, for example, apply it in an exam. The…

Pauli Raivio·February 3, 2023·9 min read
10 tips for more effective studying in 2023

It's the beginning of the year, so of course it's only right to promise to do better and be a better person than last year. There are also plenty of ways to make studying more effective and easier, and it's worth at least looking into them. Best of all, if you get your new routines right, you can actually get…

Pauli Raivio·January 29, 2023·6 min read
Comparison of the most effective learning techniques

What is the best technique for studying? What is the best way to get the best grades and the least amount of work? Unfortunately, there is no simple answer. The best learning techniques are often individual and their use is situation-specific. For example, you should study mathematics in a completely…

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