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Want to Remember Everything You'll Ever Learn? Surrender to

Want to Remember Everything You'll Ever Learn? Surrender to

The winter sun sets in mid-afternoon in Kolobrzeg, Poland, but the early twilight does not deter people from taking their regular outdoor promenade. Bundled up in parkas with fur-trimmed hoods, strolling hand in mittened hand along the edge of the Baltic Sea, off-season tourists from Germany stop openmouthed when they see a tall, well-built, nearly naked man running up and down the sand. "Kalt? Kalt?" one of them calls out.
“Those who learn fastest, WIN” – Rypple “Those who learn fastest, WIN” – Rypple “Those who learn fastest, WIN When Dave Spofford, a Rypple user and CEO of Invoice Insight, shared these words with me back in May, I didn’t realize at the time how totally profound they were. Imagine, you’re a company looking to build your brand, reputation, and provide innovative products and services in a market rife with competition and emerging technologies.
"I've learned a lot about how my mind works by paying attention to how I unicycle," Ben declared in preparation for high school graduation. And from the time he was 12, Ben paid attention to nothing so much as unicycling. When students elsewhere were puzzling over, say, the periodic table, Ben, along with a handful of schoolmates, was mostly struggling up and racing down New England mountainsides, dodging rocks, mud and other obstacles. His "frantic fights to maintain balance" demanded both deep focus and moment-to-moment planning. But they gave him something missing from most classrooms today—a passion for pursuing challenges and inhaling the skills and information (to say nothing of the confidence) to master life's complexities. Psychology Today: Education: Class Dismissed Psychology Today: Education: Class Dismissed
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The Truth About Homework

The Truth About Homework

September 6, 2006 The Truth About Homework Needless Assignments Persist Because of Widespread Misconceptions About Learning By Alfie Kohn Para leer este artículo en Español, haga clic aquí.