Do you think that you are as smart as you are going to get? Do you think that you can’t “unlearn” knowledge or habits? Neuroscience has been discovering how “plastic” our minds really are, even late in life. Watch this REMARKABLE video for a fascinating example of neuroplasticity!
I want test prep students to see a magnificent letter from a teacher to his students at the beginning of the school year when he gave the students their test results from the previous year. I want you to be sure to put your test results into this perspective! He words beautifully what I want … more »
In January of 2007, I decided not to tutor juniors extensively in the spring for either the SAT or ACT but rather wait until the summer between their junior and senior years to prep for the fall tests. I made this decision for the following reasons: I do not want to contribute to the atmosphere … more »
Of course people who have been diagnosed with ADHD have been informed of the possibility of taking medication to help them focus. But there are other ways to manage ADHD that also contribute to smoother days, with or without meds. CONTROL YOUR ENVIRONMENT: ADHD people are not known for their organization and yet when they … more »