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Democratic Education is a worldwide movement towards greater decision-making power for students in the running of their own schools. At the IDEC (International Democratic Education Conference) in 2005 [ 1 ] the participants agreed on the following statement:
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.
Featuring Joss Whedon Creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer , Angel , Firefly , and Dollhouse ; writer and director of The Avengers . 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.
by Gina Trapani Like it or not, our work lives involve meetings - status meetings, planning conference calls, brainstorming sessions, meetings for the sake of meetings. But a meeting is only as valuable as the action taken after everyone's left the conference room.
It's not news that sleep is tied to learning—even a 90-minute nap can significantly help boost your brain power —but if you want to cement new knowledge in your brain, recent sleep research demonstrates that a good night's sleep shortly following your studies has a significant impact on your ability to retain information. The study in question asked participants to memorize related word pairs (e.g., circus – clown) and unrelated word pairs (e.g., cactus – brick).
Your professor says an awful lot of things during class.
White boards are a great way to take notes and leave yourself temporary messages, but over time, they begin to absorb some of the marker you’re using to jot down your thoughts. Sure, they’re more environmentally friendly than regular paper, but ultimately, they become hard to read.
Editor’s note : This is a guest post from Scott Young of ScottYoung.com . In high school, I rarely studied. Despite that, I graduated second in my class.
Summary – One way to click with your mind. 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.