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25 Best Sites for Free Educational Videos. RefSeek's guide to the 25 best online resources for finding free educational videos.

25 Best Sites for Free Educational Videos

With the exception of BrainPOP and Cosmeo, all listed sites offer their extensive video libraries for free and without registration. Academic Earth Thousands of video lectures from the world's top scholars. Big Think Video interviews with 600+ thought leaders in a range of fields. Brightstorm Short-form online video lessons by professional educators. CosmoLearning Aggregator of free, online video lessons and documentaries. Coursera Lectures taught by world-class professors and reinforced through interactive exercises. EdX Courses designed specifically for interactive study via the web. Futures Channel High quality multimedia content ideal for use in the classroom. Howcast Professional and user-generated how-to videos. Internet Archive iTunes U Apple iTunes - Apple iTunes Software Khan Academy.

Justifiable existence. Cone_of_Learning.jpg (JPEG Image, 417 × 317 pixels) Five Classic Ways to Boost Your Note-Taking - Note-taking - Lifehacker. Glad to see the Cornell Method here.

Five Classic Ways to Boost Your Note-Taking - Note-taking - Lifehacker

I use it and love it. I would not skip on the summary at the bottom. I've actually never seen or read of it done without it, but nothing wrong with adapting. Though I wouldn't adapt it until I've tried it the was it was intended. I suggest that if having unrelated content or content that doesn't group well on the same page is a problem, you'd be better served to recognize that you need to start a new page than to skip the summary. There are templates out there for the Cornell Method but a strait-edge and a pencil will do the job nicely.

And as far as going visual. I found the only thing that anyone really cared about, as far as what other students were doing, is the guy who though he knew more than the prof and questioned everything that was said. How to use Evernote to enhance your productivity and improve your understanding of medicine. Readers of the iMedicalApps forums will have seen that Evernote was rated particularly highly by a number of commenters when asked ‘How do you use mobile technology to help with your studies’.

How to use Evernote to enhance your productivity and improve your understanding of medicine

As a result of this, I was encouraged to try Evernote out for an extended period and see what impact it could make upon my learning. I am pleased to say that I have now had enough time to explore Evernote and can now highly recommend it as one of the best note taking apps for medical purposes. So without further ado… What is Evernote? Evernote is an app available on a wide range of devices including Desktop, Web, Android, iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Windows 7 that allows you to ‘Capture anything’. There is an excellent search function whereby you can search by keyword, tag or even printed and handwritten text inside images.

System.pdf. Geek to Live: Take study-worthy lecture notes. The lesson you never got taught in school: How to learn! A paper published in Psychological Science in the Public Interest 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. The Secret to Learning Anything: Albert Einstein's Advice to His 11-Year-Old Son. 25 Scientifically Proven Ways to Make Yourself Smarter. How to Study Less by Learning Things Once. You read over your notes.

How to Study Less by Learning Things Once

Then you read them over again. Then you read them over a third time. Then you take the test and are surprised at just how much you missed. Despite reading everything three times! How we will learn. How Inquiry Can Enable Students to Become Modern Day de Tocquevilles Observations of early America by Alexis de Tocqueville helped articulate the nation’s values.

How we will learn

With the guidance of an inquiry based teacher, students create their own interpretations of democracy in America. Continue Reading. Effortless Learning. Press Release 11-257 Vision Scientists Demonstrate Innovative Learning Method New research suggests it may be possible to learn high-performance tasks with little or no conscious effort December 8, 2011 View a video showing researchers explaining Decoded Neurofeedback.

Effortless Learning

New research published today in the journal Science suggests it may be possible to use brain technology to learn to play a piano, reduce mental stress or hit a curve ball with little or no conscious effort. Why Do Some People Learn Faster? The physicist Niels Bohr once defined an expert as “a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.”

Why Do Some People Learn Faster?

Bohr’s quip summarizes one of the essential lessons of learning, which is that people learn how to get it right by getting it wrong again and again. Education isn’t magic. Education is the wisdom wrung from failure. A new study, forthcoming in Psychological Science, and led by Jason Moser at Michigan State University, expands on this important concept. 13 Reasons You Aren't As Successful As You Should Be. You’re smart and creative, but for some reason you just never seem to get ahead in life.

13 Reasons You Aren't As Successful As You Should Be

But whether or not you want to see it, there are very real things standing in your way from becoming successful. In fact, business writer Jim Kukral came up with a whole list of reasons that most people aren’t as successful as they really should be. The 13 things holding you back from your true, successful potential are: LazinessEntitlementFearNegativityThinking Too MuchHaving No GoalsBlaming Other PeopleExcusesWasting TimeSocial B.S.Thinking Too SmallNot Wanting It EnoughNot Believing While the infographic covers the basics of each of these things preventing your success, you can learn more about each factor at NFIB.

Original Source -Best Infographics. 20 mental barriers you should let go of. Photo by admitchell08 You are in an imaginary hot air balloon. It’s just you and all of your belongings in the wicker basket. What Do Emotions Have to Do with Learning? Thinkstock When parents and teachers consider how children learn, it’s usually the intellectual aspects of the activity they have in mind.

What Do Emotions Have to Do with Learning?

Sidney D’Mello would like to change that. The University of Notre Dame psychologist has been studying the role of feelings in learning for close to a decade, and he has concluded that complex learning is almost inevitably “an emotionally charged experience,” as he wrote in a paper published in the journal Learning and Instruction earlier this year. During the learning experiments described in his paper, he notes, the participating students reported being in a neutral state only about a quarter of the time.

The rest of the time, they were were experiencing lots of feelings: surprise, delight, engagement, confusion, boredom, frustration. How to Let Go of Anger and Embrace Forgiveness. 19EmailShare This sixth article in the series comes from my friend Lynn from Back to the Garden. Lynn is a certified health and nutrition coach as well as a photographer that aims to see the good in everyone. Forgiveness = Compassion “The issue is not whether others see or care. The issue is whether we see and care about ourselves.

How to Remove Blocked Energy and Open Your Pathway for Forgiveness. 35EmailShare I am so happy to be bringing you this series on forgiveness. I hope you are finding tons of value in it. The third article in the 7 part series, comes from my friend Justin Mazza. Justin is a personal growth blogger at Mazzastick from Mazzastick. Forgiveness = Energy. This is your brain on love (and other drugs) Forget about roses. If you really want to nail it tonight, try this on for size: Darling, when you touch my face like that, my dorsolateral middle frontal gyrus is but one region that releases a variety of chemicals into my blood stream, thus beginning their incredibly rewarding--and speedy--journey to my nether regions and resulting in undulating pleasures.

So say researchers at Syracuse University who found, in their 2010 MRI study, "The Neuroimaging of Love," that falling in love takes about a fifth of a second, looks neurologically similar to getting high on cocaine, and affects sophisticated cognitive functions, including metaphors and body image. 10 Reasons Why Oxytocin Is The Most Amazing Molecule In The World.

Why I've Decided To Stop Comparing Myself To Others. Many people I know slave to the comparison game. 20 Ways To Improve Yourself Right NowArs Spiritus. Self improvement in my opinion should be number one priority. It is the conscious growth of the person you are now, and pushing your abilities to its true potential and really defining the limits of what’s possible. All the greatest athletes, musicians, artists, entrepreneurs, masters and gurus have successfully redefined what is possible in their respective fields. They have a deep passion for what they do. 40 Ways to Feel More Alive. Personal Development.

Are your bad habits slowly killing you? Habit Change. Build Better Habits with a Mind Map. Mind Maps. Change A Habit In Three Steps With This Flowchart. The Power of Habit and How to Rewire Our "Habit Loops". 12 Tough Truths that Help You Grow.

Oh dear; more tosh. "Everything is as it should be" - er ... like for the North Koreans? CDR citizens being starved, raped, killed? – ianclements

9 characteristics of daring leadership. This is an excerpt from “Care to Dare: Unleashing Astonishing Potential Through Secure Base Leadership,” by George Kohlrieser, Susan Goldsworthy, and Duncan Coombe, published in 2012 by John Wiley & Sons. Secure Base Leaders engage in a high level of caring and also encourage a high level of daring. In this way, both the leader and their followers can reach the highest levels of performance and have the most positive impact on others. Five ‘Get Out of Your Own Way’ Leadership Skills from Aikido. 43 Simple Ways To Simplify Your Life.

Post written by Sherri Kruger. Follow me on Twitter. Simplicity. 9 Simple Ways to Get Rid of a Negative Mindset. “A man is but the product of his thoughts what he thinks, he becomes.” ~ Gandhi Getting into a negative mindset is far too easy, which invariably leads to unhappiness and depression. 21 Habits of Happy People. The Secret To Happiness Is Control. 22 Things Happy People Do Differently. Top 10 Things That Determine Happiness. Consciousness Knowledge. 99 Ways To Help You Live More Consciously: How To Raise Your Vibration. 1 of 5. How to Access Superconsciousness. 10 Simple Ways to Raise Your Level of Conscious Awareness.

The 12 Dimensions of Consciousness. Collective intelligence. Pearltrees. 27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding. Total understanding. One Path, Many Mountains - Many Paths, One Mountain. Eight Signs You May Be Experiencing A Spiritual Awakening. Empower yourself. Collective consciousness. ∞ intel. 100 Ways To Become More Conscious: How To Raise Your Consciousness. Against Positive Thinking: Uncertainty as the Secret of Happiness.

7 Things Self-actualized People Don’t Do. 3 Ways To Make Everyone Around You Smarter. 5 Habits that Lead to Constant Improvement. Good and Bad Habits of Smart People. Rewire Your Brain for Positivity and Happiness Using the Tetris Effect. 106 Excuses That Prevent You From Ever Becoming Great. 4 Steps to Forgiving and Reopening Your Intuitive Channels to Greatness. 8 Easy Bodily Actions That Transform Mental Performance. How Negative Energy Affects Your Life and How to Clear It.

How to Learn Without Memorizing. Better reading and research with annotation, highlighter, sticky notes, archiving, bookmarking & more. How to Learn More and Study Less. Academic Resource Center. Quicklyst - take better notes. Programming Your Brain: The Art of Learning in Three Steps.