You see them in every class. The students who seem to keep up with little effort. Always knowing what’s going on. Coolly walking out with another … [Read more...]
Thinker Academy Study Skills Course
Learn how your memory works (and how to get it to work better), technical reading strategies, methods for taking notes and getting the most out of class, time management techniques, and tips for taking tests.
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You had it down. You read it. Heard it. Understood it. Felt like you really knew what was going on. Then it happened. A few days later, you … [Read more...]
Ever feel like so many ideas sneak past you? You realize the teacher’s been talking and you haven’t heard a word? Or your eyes were wafting over … [Read more...]
Let’s say you’re trying to cram a critical fact into your head. Something like: 7 x 9 = 63 Or even more essential, like: Topeka is the capital … [Read more...]
You may have heard that you forget 70% of what you learned within 24 hours. Is it true? If so, why learn new things at all? What’s the point of … [Read more...]
Today was a good day. Not so awful. Your teacher started a new topic. And it was ok. You understood it pretty well. Now you’re back home. … [Read more...]
Ugh. Do you really have to read this? You flip through your textbook with dismay. What a colossal assignment. A huge portion of text. And … [Read more...]
You’re cruising along. Making a little progress. Then… Bam! You come face-to-face with a bewildering bit of text. Worse yet, your teacher … [Read more...]
Whew. You read your book. You assessed the assignment. Broke it up into manageable bites. And read each one. There were a couple of rough … [Read more...]
Ouch, that was rough. Painful. Was that class even in English? You tried keeping a low profile (duck and cover). Avoiding eye contact at all … [Read more...]
Imagine your teacher facing a stack of papers to grade. She's in a rush. Too little time to post the scores. She’s working hard. Doing her best … [Read more...]