Accelerated learning misconceptions

What does the common sense say about accelerated learning that is actually wrong? Quite a lot actually. But science can also be misunderstood. There are so many gurus of accelerated learning out there, yet I have never seen someone as good as Anna. Why? What are the main misconceptions, and how they can be overcome? …

How to ace your homework

Homework is the biggest time investment during school years. And after the school homework disappears. Or not? How can we ace homework? What can we do after school is over? Why do the kids get homework? Kids spend much less time at school than they do at home. Students spend more time at school than …

College and career

Our careers is usually set well before we understand what happened. The childhood and college years are more important than we know. And to be honest the specific subjects we learn are not as important as other, less explicit messages. More reading here, here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. Why even get a college …

Angry children

Some of our kids are angry. Especially after the COVID19 period. There is a lot of suppressed energy. Nobody can handle effectively so many changes during one year. But angry children are nothing new. They have always been around. And in theory, we should know how to handle them effectively. More reading here, here, here, here, …

Top 10 Memory Games for Kids and Their Benefits

All parents desire that their kids get the best possible privilege to have a good shot at opportunities in the course of their lives. One of the ways they seek to achieve this is by ensuring the child has a strong academic background and develops a sound memory. Parents desire that their kids get productively …

Seven Science-Backed Tips to Remain Productive for Parents with Toddlers

The modern rhythm of life sets high demands for all people, but especially for parents. After all, you need to keep up with everything while finding time for work, kids, and a loved one. Learn how to increase productivity and keep up with everything. Are you yelling at the child and quarreling with your partner? …

How Technology Is Shaping Education

In the year 2020, education changed faster than ever before. It was not an evolution, but a revolution. This infographic guest post shows just some of the areas that changed. The list presented below is pretty impressive. The elegant and understated presentation makes you think about massive changes that failed to make it into the …

Math: organization and frustration

Sometimes the learning skills have nothing to do with memory or speedreading. They can involve creativity and analytical skills, but this is not the point here. The point is simple: without proper organization, you will not progress! This is especially true for math. Read alternative math teaching ideas here and here. How to learn basic …

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 …