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INTENSE STUDY TIPS. Boy oh boy.... I'm going to to get all of my study tips from the past and present into this post. I've been getting emails/tweets/questions asking for my secrets. How To Learn More Outside Of Class Than You Ever Could Inside It. I’m going to give you a list of seemingly random things, and I want to you try and guess how they’re related. Ready? Here we go: Automatic Reference Counting (ARC) is a feature in iOS 5 that allows the compiler to do memory management automatically, so you don’t have to. Out of all high school students that graduate in the bottom 40 percent of their class, 76 percent will not will not have a college degree within eight years.

しんぶんでしたか? Learn Anything in 20 Hours with This Four Step Method. This is probably a crazy question and I'm sure I'll get trolled for it but, how would I apply this method to programming code?

Learn Anything in 20 Hours with This Four Step Method

Once you pick up one modern programming language you can jump to the next one quicker and the next one after that even quicker. They all have common principles as mentioned, variables, methods (functions) and a specific syntax. For me the hardest part is getting the syntax down which is where I believe the term language comes from because the syntax is pretty much the grammar of the language. Variables are the words and methods would be complete sentences or thoughts (though that last one is a bit fuzz, read as i pulled that one out of my butt).

The lesson you never got taught in school: How to learn! By Simon Oxenham A paper published in Psychological Science in the Public Interest has evaluated ten techniques for improving learning, ranging from mnemonics to highlighting and came to some surprising conclusions.

The lesson you never got taught in school: How to learn!

The report is quite a heavy document so I’ve summarised the techniques below based on the conclusions of the report regarding effectiveness of each technique. Be aware that everyone has their own style of learning, the evidence suggests that just because a technique works or does not work for other people does not necessarily mean it will or won’t work well for you. Learning on Steroids - Implement Rapid Learning Tactics. Learn Faster, Study Less!

Learning on Steroids - Implement Rapid Learning Tactics

Learn Faster with the Feynman Technique. Once or twice a year, I open my most popular program, Learning on Steroids.

Learn Faster with the Feynman Technique

It’s an interactive course that teaches how to learn faster and get more done. How to Learn a Little Every Day. Something can be said for knowing a little bit about a lot of things.

How to Learn a Little Every Day

Being an everyman or everywoman can propel you to a more efficient, productive and fulfilled personal and professional life. Whether it’s keeping up on current events, a new hobby or interest or simply any new idea, taking a small amount of time to learn something every day is a great way to add to your personal knowledgebase. Learn Something New Every Day. Books.Blog – Skip Graduate School, Save $32,000, Do This Instead. Three years ago, I invested $32,000 and the better part of two years at the University of Washington for a master's degree in International Studies.

Books.Blog – Skip Graduate School, Save $32,000, Do This Instead

The verdict? It wasn't a complete waste of time and money. Once I accepted that 80% of the course requirements were designed to keep people busy, I enjoyed the other 20% of the work. If you're strictly interested in learning, however, you may want to get a better return-on-investment than I did. Here's how to save $32,000 (or more) through your own self-directed, alternative program.Here's how to save $32,000 (or more) through your own self-directed, alternative program. The One-Year, Self-Directed, Alternative Graduate School Experience • Subscribe to The Economist and read every issue religiously.

. • Memorize the names of every country, world capital, and current president or prime minister in the world. . • Read the basic texts of the major world religions: the Torah, the New Testament, the Koran, and the teachings of Buddha. Study hard! How to learn about everything? How to retain 90% of everything you learn. Imagine if you had a bucket of water.

How to retain 90% of everything you learn

And every time you attempted to fill the bucket, 90% of the water would leak out instantly. Every time, all you’d retain was a measly 10%. How many times would you keep filling the bucket? How To Learn (Absolutely Anything and Everything) A while back I mentioned, in passing, that I want to tour Route 66 in the US next year on a bicycle. I’ve never done a long bike tour, but ever since mentioning it I’ve had it in the back of my mind.

The first thing I know is that it’s going to be difficult. :) But I was more worried about the bike. The Goal of Learning Everything. Recently, I wrote about my goal of learning everything.

The Goal of Learning Everything

This is more than a tad ambitious, and probably impossible. Even learning a small fraction of everything can have huge benefits that ripple outwards towards every other area of life. Septivium - Learn about everything. How to Learn About Everything. The internet almost makes it too easy My recent post “How to Understand Everything (and Why)” discussed an untaught, integrative kind of knowledge, and why it is so important in science and engineering — how it can leverage specialized knowledge and improve the trade-off between bold innovation and costly blunders.

How to Learn About Everything

I discussed the nature of this knowledge and how it can be applied, but not how to learn it. Note that the title above isn’t “how to learn everything”, but “how to learn about everything”. The distinction I have in mind is between knowing the inside of a topic in deep detail — many facts and problem-solving skills — and knowing the structure and context of a topic: essential facts, what problems can be solved by the skilled, and how the topic fits with others. This knowledge isn’t superficial in a survey-course sense: It is about both deep structure and practical applications. Studying to learn about everything. 3 Ways to Teach Yourself Anything You Want to Learn. If you look closely at people who are succeeding in this new digital world of work, you’ll notice they have something in common: they’re fast learners and willing to adapt.

3 Ways to Teach Yourself Anything You Want to Learn

Even more importantly, they go out of their way to learn what they don’t know, to gain the skills and knowledge they need. Floating images of computers = my preferred method of learning. Coursera Throws a 'Massive Open Cookout' - Technology. By Jeffrey R. Young. Are You Ready To Be Lucky? We’re at an interesting crossroads in terms of careers. We still want them, but they don’t exist anymore. In the US, the typical job tenure is now 4 years, with most workers cycling through about 11 jobs in their lifetime. Isaac Asimov on Creativity in Education & The Future of Science. By Maria Popova What vintage science fiction has to do with the future of self-directed learning. I’m deeply fascinated by how the past envisioned the future. 9 Tactics for Rapid Learning (That Most People Have Never Heard Of)

Anarchistic free school. Unschooling. Philosophy[edit] Children are natural learners[edit] Student-centred learning. Student-centered learning, that is, putting students interests first, is in contrast to traditional education, by proponents of "student-centered learning" also dubbed "teacher-centred learning".

Student-centred learning is focused on each student's interests, abilities, and learning styles, placing the teacher as a facilitator of learning. Autodidacticism. "Self-taught" redirects here. For the hip hop group, see Self Taught. Summerhill School. Summerhill School is an independent British boarding school that was founded in 1921 by Alexander Sutherland Neill with the belief that the school should be made to fit the child, rather than the other way around. It is run as a democratic community; the running of the school is conducted in the school meetings, which anyone, staff or pupil, may attend, and at which everyone has an equal vote. These meetings serve as both a legislative and judicial body. Members of the community are free to do as they please, so long as their actions do not cause any harm to others, according to Neill's principle "Freedom, not Licence.

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