Teaching and Learning: Back to the Basics?

I should have paid more attention. Last fall, a joint study on learning math was released by the University of California at Irvine (UCI) and Penn State University. The goal of the study was to find out if some of Continue reading Teaching and Learning: Back to the Basics?

Study Tip: Mind Maps

Here’s a fun and powerful study tip that follows the natural patterns of your brain. It’s a great way to make sense out of complex, confusing topics. If you have to write a research paper or do a project for Continue reading Study Tip: Mind Maps

Science Learning Tips from Thomas Edison

Thomas Edison had two powerful secrets. These Twin Pillars of Excellence led him to his most famous invention and his most important invention. You haven’t heard these two science learning tips, but you’ve probably heard of Thomas Edison. You’ve probably Continue reading Science Learning Tips from Thomas Edison

How to Overcome Any Barrier

This secret helps you make steady progress where it seems impossible to move any further. As you do this, you also strengthen your problem-solving muscles. You’ll get better at isolating those barriers that stop you dead in your tracks, and Continue reading How to Overcome Any Barrier

A Quick Way to Grasp Any Subject

This is one of my best study tips. Many teachers (and most students) overlook this. Too bad. You can grasp almost any subject more easily with this science learning tip. The secret is to understand the relative levels of organization Continue reading A Quick Way to Grasp Any Subject