There are some techniques parents can use that encourage learning. Parents can give children "the right" kind of help by systematically reinforcing habits that help rather than hinder the learning process.
Two Princeton University psychological scientists wondered if laptops, despite their plusses, might lead to a shallower kind of cognitive processing, and to lower quality learning. They decided to test the old and the new in a head-to-head contest.
Where do your study strategies come from? Maybe a teacher gave you specific instruction on how best to learn material? Simple trial-and-error? All reasonable possibilities. However, here's some food for thought: it's also worth considering what psychological science has to say on the matter.
Often, once people are done with midterms, they forget what to do with themselves because studying has consumed their whole life for so many weeks. Here are some tips for what to do once you completed your exams!
To me, a college class is just like a Hollywood screenplay, with peaks, valleys, and escalating conflicts along the way.Try to keep in mind though, that professors are actually rooting for you to succeed. When you fail, they fail.
Welcome to the most popular time of the year for complaining over schoolwork. Instead of adding to the unproductive noise that usually detracts from everyone's focus, combat it with these helpful tools.
If you haven't taken the GRE already, it may feel overwhelming to think about studying for it. There's a lot of material to cover. But don't despair: if you start reviewing now and do a little practice every day, you should feel calm and confident once it's time to take the test.
The fall semester has been underway for only a few weeks and you're already behind in your work. This was not your intention. You'd planned to hit the ground running. You were going to turn over a new leaf this semester and become the student you knew you could be.