Have some healthy snacks at hand – It can be very tempting to simply go and look in the fridge and pick up unhealthy and quick snacks. This is why it is important to make sure you have healthy snacks on-hand that you can easily grab when you need them. After all, it is imperative to think of food as fuel, which you’re going to need to get through your study period! Therefore, having tasty and healthy snacks available can make all of the difference. Keeping a bottle of water by your desk also comes recommended. Often, we feel hungry when, in fact, we’re just dehydrated, so keeping a water bottle is a wise idea.

Make sure you take regular, scheduled breaks – Breaks are important. This is why there are breaks at schools and breaks in the workplace as well. Breaks enable you to take some time to refresh your mind so that you can go again once you finish your break. However, when people are working from home, it can be easy to forget about breaks and the importance of them. The best thing to do in this regard is to schedule breaks in so that you don’t forget about them!

Make the most of the helpful online resources that are available – As distance learning has become more popular, there are more and more resources that are cropping up, so make sure that you make the most of them! You can find distance learning information and resources for K-12 and other age groups online, so you should have no trouble finding resources that can help you to progress your learning. 

Create a dedicated study area – A final piece of advice when it comes to distance learning is to create a dedicated study space. A dedicated study area will enable you to concentrate on your studies and your studies alone. If you try to study while you are in bed or watching the television, you are only going to be distracted and so you will struggle to achieve anything. This is why it makes sense to create a space in your home whereby you can focus on learning and achieving your educational goals.

So there you have it: a number of different things you can do to increase your chances of success when it comes to distance learning. We hope that the information that has been provided can help you to ace your course or the different subjects you are learning about. 

By Erica Buteau

Change Agent. Daydream Believer. Maker. Creative. Likes love, peace and Jeeping. Dislikes winter, paper cuts and war. She/Her/Hers.

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