Monthly Archive for November, 2010

Speed Reading Advantages

If you’ve ever wondered about the difference between reading and speed reading, here’s a quick comparison table for you. Average Reader Speed Reader Words Per Minute 200-300 600-1,200 Comprehension Needs to re-read the same text several times Reduced need to re-read, if required with new material, does it FASTER Memory recall Poor due to lack […]

Great Study Tips Site

Even though there are countless great sites on the Internet, often it’s hard to find them. That’s why, as an Exponential Growth Strategist, I come into contact with thousands of people every year and many of them forward interesting and useful links, sites and blogs that are valuable and worthy of bookmarking. The Khan Academy […]

Get Excited About School Again

Emahuja is lacking a little motivation to get into studying… HELLO DR. MARC, EMAHUJA here, I am about to complete my 11th std and will be starting with my 12th std which is very crucial and important for me as a science student. Till 10th I was very much interested in studies. My grades were […]

Why you need to do your homework

Today’s post is funny, but then again it’s not really. I come across people everyday that can’t spell let alone put a few words together. Andrew Powell from Montreal Canada found this original article on Yahoo – America’s educational system captured in a single photo. Well here’s something to make your old English teacher gasp […]

School In 1957 Versus 2007

Things have changed in the last 50 years – especially in schools. Today’s blog post was sent to me by Gavin Buckett, The Gourmet Guardian, Australia’s Food Safety Specialist. Is this really progress? Scenario: Jack goes rabbit shooting before school, pulls into school parking lot with rifle in gun rack. 1957 – Vice Principal comes […]

Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?

You have to be careful when you ask 5th graders questions. They will actually be too honest for their own good, like these examples: ___________________________________________________________________ TEACHER:    Maria, go to the map and find North America . MARIA:         Here it  is. TEACHER:   Correct.  Now class, who discovered America ? CLASS:         Maria. ___________________________________________________________________ TEACHER:   John, why are […]