Does a good grade always mean the student has learned the material? And does a bad grade mean the student needs to study more? This article challenges the notion that a grade relates to true learning. Learn how to study smarter, not longer! (NY Times)
Most of us are constantly doing one thing and thinking about another. This continual distraction is what gives us the feeling of "busyness" and limits our productivity. If you want to feel less busy, don't change your tasks, but how you think about them.
Want to learn more this year? Listen more and talk less. It's easier said than done since humans are wired to talk about themselves. Here's some tips to help overcome the pressure to speak. (fastcompany.com)
Learn specialists categorize learning styles as visual, auditory, reading, kinesthetic. Students have identified their best learning style for years. Many exclaim, "I'm a visual learner". Recent studies prove you may be more versatile than you think. (theatlantic.com)