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6 Strategies for Taking High-Quality Notes. The good news is that teachers can show their students how to take better notes. Even better, good note-taking activities are themselves learning processes that can help students think metacognitively about their own studying, and can improve their retention of course material. A virtuous cycle! Six Powerful Note-Taking Strategies. Free Personality Test. What Exhausts Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type. ENTP – Routine ENTPs live to alter, adjust, and improve on the mundane.

What Exhausts Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type

This highly inventive type loves nothing more than to try out new ways of doing things – asking them to adhere to a strict routine (without altering it) is asking them to slowly drain themselves of energy. This type needs novelty the way they need water and air. INTP – Emotional Demands. Develop Perfect Memory With the Memory Palace Technique. The Memory Palace is one of the most powerful memory techniques I know.

Develop Perfect Memory With the Memory Palace Technique

It’s not only effective, but also fun to use — and not hard to learn at all. Three Steps to Critical Thinking. Edward Charles Francis Publius de Bono is a bona fide genius.

Three Steps to Critical Thinking

The author, inventor, Rhodes scholar and Nobel prize-nominated economist graduated from college at age 15. In the field of education and business, he is famous for originating the term lateral thinking. In his spare time, he also wrote Six Thinking Hats and several other books on creativity. Of all his contributions to the field of education, there is one critical thinking method that I use in classes more than any other: the PMI, a brainstorming model built on the categories of plus, minus and interesting. Creative and Critical Thinking Can Be Taught De Bono repeats throughout his writing that critical and creative thinking can be taught. Teaching scenario #1. Willingham_0.pdf. 4 Tips to Memorize (Almost) Anything.

[Note: This is part 3 in a 5 article series on using memorization to increase knowledge of the Bible and develop a sanctified imagination.

4 Tips to Memorize (Almost) Anything

You can find part 1 here and part 2 here.] Now that you’ve learned to create images and string them together to memorize lists, let’s examine some of the ways you can expand on that technique to develop your ability to quickly and effectively memorize large collections of information: 6 Ways to Head Off Holiday Angst. Alliance/Shutterstock Despite the enforced cheer of the season and canned music full of joy, the holidays loom for many like a dark cloud on the horizon.

6 Ways to Head Off Holiday Angst

It’s a stretch that starts with Thanksgiving, disappears after New Year’s Day, and needs to be navigated with all the delicacy and finesse of a stroll through a minefield. This sense of dread can be sparked by various scenarios—an impossible relationship with a hypercritical parent, an unresolved crisis with a sibling or other relative, the aftermath of a fractious divorce, or any other significant emotional fractures. The real question is how to get from here to there without losing your mind, your dignity, or your sense of well-being—and to make your holiday season as painless and, yes, joyful as it can possibly be. I offer up these strategies, some born out of personal experience, and others drawn from research: Scientific Speed Reading: How to Read 300% Faster in 20 Minutes. How much more could you get done if you completed all of your required reading in 1/3 or 1/5 the time?

Scientific Speed Reading: How to Read 300% Faster in 20 Minutes

Increasing reading speed is a process of controlling fine motor movement—period. How I Learned to Single Task. I love running, but probably not for the reasons you might think.

How I Learned to Single Task

Yes, I love feeling strong and healthy and I believe it’s important to show self-care to my children. Yes, a good run sets the stage for a good day. Personality test based on C. Jung and I. Briggs Myers type theory. Inter- vs. Intra. How to be a great leader. Why French Kids Don't Have ADHD. Why do people cry tears of joy and pinch babies’ cheeks? According to science, it may help you calm down. Elizabeth Lesser: Take "the Other" to lunch.

10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World. The Secret To Dealing With Passive-Aggressive People. Ah, passive aggression.

The Secret To Dealing With Passive-Aggressive People

The best way to handle conflict. Not. There’s a reason why passive-aggressive behavior gets such a bad rap. Thinking as a Science. Unit4. RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us. Pavlov’s Dogs. By Saul McLeod published 2007, updated 2013 Like many great scientific advances, Pavlovian conditioning (aka classical conditioning) was discovered accidentally.

Pavlov’s Dogs

During the 1890s Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov was looking at salivation in dogs in response to being fed, when he noticed that his dogs would begin to salivate whenever he entered the room, even when he was not bringing them food. At first this was something of a nuisance (not to mention messy!). Pavlovian Conditioning Pavlov (1902) started from the idea that there are some things that a dog does not need to learn. Unconditioned Stimulus (Food) > Unconditioned Response (Salivate) Pavlov showed the existence of the unconditioned response by presenting a dog with a bowl of food and the measuring its salivary secretions (see image below).

Pavlov knew that somehow, the dogs in his lab had learned to associate food with his lab assistant. In behaviorist terms, the lab assistant was originally a neutral stimulus. Summary References. Bandura and Rotter's Perspectives - The Social Cognitive Perspective. Gardner's Multiple Intelligences. Howard Gardner of Harvard has identified seven distinct intelligences.

Gardner's Multiple Intelligences

This theory has emerged from recent cognitive research and "documents the extent to which students possess different kinds of minds and therefore learn, remember, perform, and understand in different ways," according to Gardner (1991). According to this theory, "we are all able to know the world through language, logical-mathematical analysis, spatial representation, musical thinking, the use of the body to solve problems or to make things, an understanding of other individuals, and an understanding of ourselves. A Similar Question Is Asked To Parents And Then Their Kids. The Difference Is Kinda Stunning. A radical experiment in empathy: Sam Richards at TEDxPSU. RSA Shorts - The Power of Empathy.

The Stanford Prison Experiment: A Simulation Study of the Psychology of Imprisonment. How to Detect Lies - body language, reactions, speech patterns. Micro Expressions - Research, Theory & Lying. Interesting Info -> Lying Index & Body Language -> Micro Expressions Is the show "Lie to Me" for real? I am not a police interrogator, scientist, or other expert... I am however a mother & people watcher. Years ago, when I wrote articles on How to Detect Lies & Eye Movement and Lying -- I knew of the Micro expression theory, but had a difficult time researching the subject well enough to relay it into an article.

Recently, I've come across tons of new research, websites, articles, videos, etc. about micro expressions and believe anyone who reads my old articles about lying & body language would benefit from micro expression research and theory. Body Language Signals: Eye Directions, Pupils. Warning! Reading body language is like listening to someone. Detect Lies. Matchmaker and Dating Expert This article was co-authored by Maria Avgitidis. Fifty Great Things About Middle Schoolers! Middle School Study Skills. The middle school years are so important for a student's academic career! This is a time when habits are formed that will remain with students through highs school and college.

It is important to lay a solid foundation when it comes to time management and taking responsibility for the actions that lead to school success! Learning Style Quiz - My Learning Style - Your Best Learning Style. At What Age Should Sex Education Begin? - I - NASSTeacherI-1.pdf. Age an grades.