This book is a must-read for parents new to homeschooling and college students new to online learning.
At last—the recipe for limitless, lifelong learning (and remembering) is here! Ingredients include: bean bags, buckets, Mark Twain, England’s monarchs, and some elbow grease. Brown, Peter C., Henry L. Roediger III, and Mark A. McDaniel. Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard UP, 2014. Print. Genre: nonfiction Summary: Researchers… Continue reading Make It Stick by Brown, Roediger, and McDaniel
If you often yearn for 26-hour days — a bit more time to get done all that life requires and maybe, JUST MAYBE, a wink of sleep — this book is definitely for you! Duhigg, Charles. Smarter, Faster, Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business. New York: Random House, 2016. Print. Genre:… Continue reading Smarter, Faster, Better by Charles Duhigg
Did you set a resolution in January that has yet to pan out? Good news: you’re not alone. Great news: this book might help you get back on track. Arnold, Caroline. Small Move, Big Change: Using Microresolutions to Transform Your Life Permanently. New York: Viking, 2014. Print. Summary: Arnold unpacks a methodology for setting teeny-tiny… Continue reading Small Move, Big Change by Caroline Arnold
When the Sharks Gather: How Rituals Can Make Us Better Writers Before I write, there’s this little thing that I do. Call it a ritual. I do it the same way every time. And according to neuroscience research, my little ritual is actually priming my brain to deliver a focused and confident writing session. Here’s… Continue reading When the Sharks Gather