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Always keep one thing in mind - “Good Leaders are Good Readers”. To become a successful student, you must have good study routine. Successful kids apply many good habits to all their classes. Read about some excellent study routine and try
The internet is something most of us take for granted. We look up recipes, stay connected to friends and family, and research many different topics. More and more devices such as phones, e-readers, and MP3 players connectto the internet. And many students use the internet
Our first home as young newlyweds was a small bungalow built in 1942. We purchased the house in the month of August, many months before we discovered the drafty windows. As the Michigan winter rushed in, it literally rushed right through our house. Day after day. Month aft
We learn through all of the intelligence styles, but we have certain learning preferences that are stronger than others. Choose strategies that support your student’s strongest learning pr
Once upon a time, in a country far away, students had to memorize stuff. They knew the names of presidents, states, rivers, inventors, countries, books. Why, they even knew dates! They could recite poetry! They could actually find Alaska on a map.
These were rough and ready tim
How many times have you encountered students who “hated” to read—who apparently had to be forced to read by any of various means of coercion or threat? Have you ever noticed instances where one of those very children had once (at an earlier age) eagerly engaged reading materia
"We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist,Using technologies that haven’t been invented,In order to solve problems we don’t even know are problems yet."
- Karl Fisch, Educator and author of "Did You Know"
When we grew up, the
Expert answers the big question, can concentration improve memory? The basic memory mechanics exposes the power of concentration to improve memory. You can combine yoga with the basic memory mechanics to concentrate and focus to enhance encoding information in the brain. We're a group of navigati
Emotional Abuse In the Name of Academic Success in Indian Schools
I can't tell you how many parents have told me that they hate the homework wars. They absolutely dread the nightly routine of
Children with disabilities like ADD, ADHD, Mood Disorders, and Autism have lots of difficulty with organization. This is because
There are about as many nerve cells in the brain as there are stars in the Milky Way galaxy. The unique set of connections between neurons that each of us develops determines how we view the world, shapes our future experiences, and indeed, determines who we are. Successful students h
There is a form on my website where I ask people to tell me their greatest concerns/challenges regarding homework. It is probably no surprise that a significant number of teachers have responded with comments like this:
"Apathy.""No motivation.""Students don’
School Stress Buster
Tips for getting your school-year off to a relaxed and productive start.
Gearing up for back-to-school can be a bit overwhelming; there is a lot to do, a lot of transitions to navigate, and often a sense of blues as the realization that summer has, once again, gone by too fast. Howe
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