10,000 hours

Around the world, many experts in their respective fields, are in agreement that one must put in at least 10,000 hours of practice before he or she can be considered an expert. Have you lamented that you’re not very proficient at what you do?  Maybe you haven’t yet devoted a total of 10,000 hours of work in that job or endeavor. Time and time again it has been demonstrated that only after 10,000 hours of hitting balls back and forth can a player be considered an expert tennis player.  Only Continue Reading

Mneumonics Can Help You Remember

A mnemonic (pronounced nee-MON-ik) is a memory aid you can use to improve your long term recollection of a topic. Mnemonic devices can help you remember information that you initially may have thought was difficult to remember. Rules, names, sequences and concepts in many subjects can be memorized easily and efficiently with the use of mnemonic devices. In this article I will list a few subjects and at least one mnemonic for each subject. Biology The taxonomy (full biological classification) of human beings is given as: Animalia, Chordata, Mammalia, Primate, Continue Reading

6 Steps to a Better Report Card

You need to act quickly. A bad grade is a big warning sign that something isn’t right and the sooner it gets addressed the better. You see, education is a foundational building block system and teachers just don’t have the time to go back and reteach concepts from previous grades. That means when your child is missing fundamental building block Continue Reading