Scott Francis

Scott Francis is a Brisbane-based high school teacher and author specialising in business, legal studies and mathematics. Having studied teaching at the University of the Sunshine Coast – and with a Master of Education from Queensland University of Technology – Scott has held various roles in schools throughout Queensland, including Deputy Head of Secondary, Year Level Coordinator, Head of Department and classroom teacher.

   

Scott Francis

Study Skills for Ambitious Senior Students
Study Skills for Ambitious Senior Students $29.95
‘Life is too good for bad study.’ Whether academically ambitious or focused on passing, all students want to get the most out of their study time. Yet while many assume the amount of time we spend studying has the biggest impact on results, it is actually the intensity of our effort that reaps the greatest rewards. Aimed at high school students in years 10 to 12, Study Skills for Ambitious Senior Students reveals how to flex the 8 superhabits of study to develop your mind like a muscle and take your performance to the next level. In this book, experienced teacher and author Scott Francis explores a range of high-performance learning strategies – from the power of purposeful planning and practice questions to the secrets of single-tasking and spaced practice – to supercharge your study and help you achieve your full potential. By putting these superhabits into practice, you will become more efficient as a student and have more time to enjoy the other great things in life. After all, life is too good for bad study!  
Foundation Study Skills for High School Students
Foundation Study Skills for High School Students $29.95
‘Life is too good for bad study.’ Whether academically aspiring or focused on passing, all students want to get the most out of their study time. Yet while many assume the amount of time we spend studying has the biggest impact on results, it is actually the intensity of our effort that reaps the greatest rewards. Aimed at high school students in years 7 to 9, Foundational Study Skills for High School Students reveals the 8 superhabits of study that will maximise the impact of your learning and take your performance to the next level. In this book, experienced teacher and author Scott Francis explores a range of high-performance learning strategies – from the power of purposeful planning and practice questions to the secrets of single-tasking and spaced practice – to supercharge your study and help you achieve your full potential. By putting these superhabits into practice, you will become more efficient as a student and have more time to enjoy the other great things in life. After all, life is too good for bad study!  
Your High-Performance Guide to Study and Learning
Your High-Performance Guide to Study and Learning $34.95
Now is the time to change your habits and take control of your study – and Your high-performance guide to study and learning will show you how! Authored by secondary school teacher Scott Francis, with additional insights from Associate Professor Michael Nagel, this book will guide you through twenty key practical strategies to get the most out of the time you spend studying. This book acknowledges that success in study requires a holistic approach. You will explore mindset and attitudes, planning and routines, high-impact study techniques and brain-based learning strategies, and you will also look beyond conventional understandings of study to explore the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and positive attitude on academic results. Whether you are looking to adopt a few new habits or overhaul your whole study philosophy, this easy-to-read and accessible resource will help you to actively participate in your learning experiences and dominate your study.
Financial Literacy Handbook
Financial Literacy Handbook $29.95
Earning money for the first time can be very rewarding. For teenagers earning money from part-time work at food outlets and retail stores, from their own small businesses and from their hobbies, there are more opportunities than ever for a motivated young adult to earn some money. In the Financial Literacy Handbook, Scott Francis provides financial education to help students learn money lessons they can take for life, to be confident talking about their money and to make better-informed financial decisions. This book covers crucial financial topics including spending, saving, investing, financial goals, credit card and high interest debt, key paperwork, building budgets, and understanding tax and superannuation. Whether you’ve already earned some money through work or are still learning to earn an income, you’ll find practical strategies that will help you make wise financial choices, become confident in managing your financial skills and positioning yourself for financial success in the future.
Exam Skills Handbook
Exam Skills Handbook $29.95
In the race to academic success, it’s not just about how long you study, but how smart you revise. Scott Francis, passionate author and educator, unveils the Exam Skills Handbook, a roadmap for high schoolers to unlock their full potential. Delve into the secrets of using your class time, developing study skills, making the most of the exam preparation block and performing well on exam day. Tailored to senior students, this handbook is your ticket to a more deliberate, thorough and successful exam experience. With expert insights and practical strategies, you’ll transform study sessions into power-packed learning routines. Say goodbye to inefficient cramming and hello to a smarter, more fulfilling academic journey. Get ready to conquer exams with confidence and make the most of your precious time, because life is too good for bad study!

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