Category: Student Zone

LEARNING BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY

Learning Journal

WWH Learning Journal Take WWH (What/Why/How) Learning Notes: As a habit, decide to take WHAT, WHY, and HOW learning notes on any resource (i.e. video, podcast, blog, vlog, etc.) reviewed. Keep those notes for future reference, study, and teaching. ***Include the Date and Resource information (Title, author, publication, type,…) The three questions one may use…
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Know Thyself

KNOW Thyself – A Tactical Advantage One the most tactical advantages for a person is to “Know Thyself!” Knowing Thyself – enables one to win more battles with your enemies. “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the…
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Search Faster & Smarter

Search Faster & Smarter Learn how to Google search faster and smarter for specific information using google search QUERIES and OPERATORS. The rest is self-explanatory. The fun begins right after too! GOOGLE SEARCH QUERIES – google will specifically find all below vacation days – the words vacation and days Ghana OR Sudan – the word…
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Critical Thinking Concept

  Critical Thinking Conceptualized Linda Elder Critical Thinking Conceptualization excerpt below does an excellent job of laying out the core driving principles of a wholesome perspective on critical thinking.   Excerpt Begins: Critical thinking is self-guided, self-disciplined thinking which attempts to reason at the highest level of quality in a fair-minded way.     1.   …
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Good Tutors Listen

What do good tutors listen for? Attention To Details Tutors listen with attention to details. They listen to how students leave out important descriptor details. Then the question becomes what details do they listen for? For example, if a student is studying logic, they may refer to a conditional statement as a statement. The new…
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Fear of Failures Makes No Sense

Fear of Failures makes no logical sense. Since we came out of our mother’s womb, we failed many times learning how to walk, talk, eat, run, and speak. Yet, we had not fear coming out the womb and turned out ok. Frequent Event As we grow, failures continue happening. Failures happen daily, monthly, yearly, and…
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6 Tips How To Be a Successful Learner

TIP #1 Follow INSTRUCTIONS with attention to details. Proficient learners study how instructions are given to become better students. Why? Instructions are everywhere – textbooks, worksheets, homework, exams, quizzes, standardized exams etc. Proficient learners pay attention to instructional details – noticing patterns and use of vocabulary. This habit allows students to recognize clear and unclear…
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Problems Have Solutions

Problems Have Solutions Without problems, there are no solutions. Solutions come from solving problems. Faith drives the search for solutions to problems. Hope reminds us that problems have solutions. Problems Have Solution Seeds “Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.”…
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HowToStudy.org Resource

Student Zone Resource Online: Cool resource for helpful tips, techniques, and strategies for studying, notetaking, writing, and more. (Howtostudy.org)