IQ and genetics

Genetic variants associated with IQ

One of the more common questions of smart people: how do I make my kids inherit my intelligence? While there is no definite answer, we have some good ideas of what should or should not be done. Read more here,  here, here, here, and here. Beware of what you wish for Before we continue, a …

School essays are the opposite of what they should be

Schools teach us good skills in a very bad way.  Essay writing is just another skill that should be taught very differently. In speedwriting course, I explain one viable alternative, but it is definitely not the only one. Writing essays is fun, it is great therapy and it helps remember things. Also, it is a …

Categories vs attributes

In various stages of our supercharged skill set, we need to use categories and attributes. Each time this is something different. Let us start to make some sense out of this mess. It is also an exercise in systematic thinking, a sort of converging creativity, for me. I will share my thought process, and allow …

Metaknowledge or metawisdom? Learning to learn and thinking about thinking

What should we learn or know and why? This is a question driving me beyond accelerated learning and epistemology, into the research of meaningful life.  Is there a single answer for all men and women, or each of us is doomed to create his own meaning? Let us brainstorm together. Introversion by adversity With COVID19 …

How Online Gaming Helps With Remote Learning

Online Gaming

Remote learning is a huge challenge for teachers, kids, and parents. This is one of the reasons we made the remote learning section free to preview on our new teaching course. Fortunately, we can use TV, mobiles, and computer screens to mobilize children and make them learn better. I am always looking for alternative new …

The Future of Career Development

Along with social distancing efforts and heightened precaution, COVID-19 brought on an increase in the use of education technology, or edtech. This combination of technology and theory is used in training and has proved to increase engagement and retention in learners. Edtech use has risen as professionals march on with their careers during this pandemic. …

Four kinds of memory markers

We mention memory markers a lot in different contexts and courses. Memory markers are used to recall certain experiences. Experiences can be different, as well as memory markers. All of these markers are important and useful, and I want to explain how they can be used. This is becoming a bit confusing, so I want …

Second wave lessons

Trapped nature

The second COVID19 lockdown recently ended in Israel. How was it different from the first one and what did my family learn from it? That’s a long story with a long reading list. So get comfortable and listen carefully. If you want to learn more I recommend that you visit my course teaching masterclass and …

Activities You Can Do With Your Kids And Get Your Body Moving

If you’ve been cooped up at home with your kids, it can get hard to get through the day. The kids might be happy to sit around and play with toys or watch TV, but you’d all feel a bit better if you got yourselves moving. I know I always feel better when I get …

Teaching masterclass

With COVID19 our children face more dangers than ever before. This pandemic has many faces: health, economy, and mental health. Our children need to study remotely and we need to support their efforts. The crisis can also be a great opportunity. I will try to explain how we can make this work. Giveaway Before we …