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Category Archives: Study Skills
(#97) Study Skills: A Baker’s Dozen
“Everybody, sooner or later, sits down to a banquet of consequences.” -Robert Louis Stevenson, author- Back in the 13th century—one story goes—baker’s faced the possibility of severe punishment if they shorted an order. That is, if someone ordered a dozen donuts … Continue reading
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(#92) Making Connections in the Classroom and the Boardroom
#92 Research tells us that as students build connections (relationships) between what they learn in class, read in their books, and experience in their lives, they will improve their learning. Last week I wrote about “Success Strategies for the Classroom—and … Continue reading
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(#91) Success Strategies for the Classroom—and the Business World
Every so often we all can find wisdom in reminders of past lessons. Think of the following checklist as providing basic strategies that will move you toward a more active and successful life in school—and beyond. As a professor, I … Continue reading
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(#86) A Model for Critical Thinking
What is common sense is not always common practice. As a skill, critical thinking is a no-brainer; especially in a democratic society. Yet what is common sense is not always common practice. Today, let’s examine a model that will help us be more … Continue reading
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(#85) Study Skills: Do I Really Need This Stuff?
Study skills are really about discipline; about developing habits that move you and me (not just students) closer to our goals; about little choices that have huge results. It is not unusual for students to be a bit “put off” … Continue reading
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