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LPT Request: Exam season's here, what're your best pre-exam study tips for all of us students out there? : LifeProTips. How to Ace Your Finals Without Studying. I’ve never been that keen on studying before an exam.

How to Ace Your Finals Without Studying

I rarely study for more than a half hour, even for big final exams worth more than half my grade. When I do study, I usually just skim over the material and do a few practice questions. For some of my math classes I have yet to do a single practice question for homework. Most people study by cramming in as much information before walking into the test room, whereas I consider studying to be no more than a light stretch before running. The Learning Toolbox - Cornell Notes. Democratic education. Democratic education is an educational ideal in which democracy is both a goal and a method of instruction.

Democratic education

It brings democratic values to education and can include self-determination within a community of equals, as well as such values as justice, respect and trust. History[edit] The history of democratic education spans from at least the 1600s. While it is associated with a number of individuals, there has been no central figure, establishment, or nation that advocated democratic education.[1] Enlightenment era[edit] In 1693, John Locke published Some Thoughts Concerning Education.

Anarchistic free school. An anarchistic free school (also anarchist free school and free skool) is a decentralized network in which skills, information, and knowledge are shared without hierarchy or the institutional environment of formal schooling.

Anarchistic free school

Free school students may be adults, children, or both. This organisational structure is distinct from ones used by democratic free schools which permit children's individual initiatives and learning endeavors within the context of a school democracy, and from free education where 'traditional' schooling is made available to pupils without charge. The open structure of free schools is intended to encourage self-reliance, critical consciousness, and personal development. Free schools often operate outside the market economy in favor of a gift economy. Nevertheless, the meaning of the "free" of free schools is not restricted to monetary cost, and can refer to an emphasis on free speech and student-centred education. Philosophy[edit] History[edit] Canada[edit] Higher Learning. Featuring Joss Whedon Creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, and Dollhouse; writer and director of The Avengers.

Higher Learning

Zooey Deschanel Actor on screens small and big; half of the indie folk band She & Him; co-founder of hellogiggles.com, a comedy website for women. Dan Savage Author of the syndicated sex-advice column “Savage Love” and founder of the It Gets Better Project. JD Samson Music player/maker with Men and Le Tigre. Winnie Holzman Creator of the TV show My So-Called Life and writer (with Stephen Schwartz) of the musical Wicked. Jack Black Actor, comedian and musician. Geek to Live: Take great notes.

Study Before Bed for Significantly Better Retention. This has worked for me for my GCSE's, A-levels and my degree: You know how you can always remember the first song you hear in the morning, and it gets stuck in your head for the rest of the day?

Study Before Bed for Significantly Better Retention

I tried to apply this to revision. Basically, a month or so before your exams, take 5-6 pages of notes, nothing too in-depth, key stuff, equations, quotes etc, then stick them on the wall next to your bed, try to rotate the pages every couple of days. What to Write Down During a Class Lecture. I dunno.

What to Write Down During a Class Lecture

I sometimes surprise people with what I can remember, but while I think it's important to remember the concept discussed, certain details may not be remembered unless your professor does upload the slides or offers a study guide. Are these offerings pretty consistently offered? If so, paying attention may be all you need. If you're unsure, better take notes. The cues mentioned here are pretty "duh", though. Forget The White Board, Get A Boogie Board Instead.

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School Projects. How I Was Able to Ace Exams Without Studying. Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Scott Young of ScottYoung.com.

How I Was Able to Ace Exams Without Studying

How to Get Through High School with Minimal Work: 5 steps. Edit Article Edited by Brandon Johnson, Margaret Compton, Tom Viren, KnowItSome and 15 others High school can be overwhelming to some people, but with a little skill and some smooth talking, it's easy to get by doing very little.

How to Get Through High School with Minimal Work: 5 steps

Ad Steps 1Determine early whether or not your teachers will give you notes over everything you should have read. 5Study for tests. Tips Schedule your study hall for the end of the day so that you can get your homework done and then go and hang out with your friends after school.Giving part of your breakfast in exchange for notes may be helpful.Stay on your teachers' good side! Warnings. What You'll Wish You'd Known. January 2005 (I wrote this talk for a high school.

What You'll Wish You'd Known

I never actually gave it, because the school authorities vetoed the plan to invite me.) Improve Studying With The Theory of Three. Summary – One way to click with your mind.

Improve Studying With The Theory of Three

One of the most sought after knowledge is on how to understand the human mind. It takes hundred of years for people to get a grasp of its true potential and yet we are still scratching the surface. That being said, I’m going to introduce you to one theory of mind utilization which is The Theory of Three. Just like a radio that will only produce clear sound when you tune it specifically to, let say, 100.1MHz, the mind will also work at its best efficiency if you know how to finetune it.