Is homework the best use of time?

Every teacher and every family will have a different opinion about homework. What does the research say? The short answer is: Moderation. There may be better ways to enhance your child’s education. I’m going to show you how to help Continue reading Is homework the best use of time?

Boost your memory by being an athlete

Do you want to boost your brain power and learn things quicker? This video will show you an ancient secret to boost your memory. Thousands of years ago, the Greek poet Simonides discovered how to boost your memory by connecting Continue reading Boost your memory by being an athlete

Use your spacial memory to ace biochemistry

Here’s a mind trick that will boost your memory almost instantly. Suppose I gave you a blank piece of paper and told you to draw a map of the United States. You could probably draw more of it than you Continue reading Use your spacial memory to ace biochemistry

The Truth About Memorization

Most teachers won’t spend time on this. Yesterday I heard a science tutor tell a student, “Biology is mostly memorization.” Was she wrong? Well, not exactly, but… Every time you shoot a free throw, a set of neurons are firing Continue reading The Truth About Memorization

Science Tutor Secrets: How to memorize science vocabulary

This week’s science tutor video is all about how to memorize the Greek and Latin components of scientific words. There are a lot of reasons you should do this. First of all, you will understand how different bodies of knowledge Continue reading Science Tutor Secrets: How to memorize science vocabulary