Pupils are hardly willing to engage in experiments with regard to learning strategies. Typical statements were: “What’s the point?”, “I’m just not talented in this… Read More »How can you make learning strategies palatable to children?
A daily routine is important. Regular learning helps you to really memorize the material. Listen carefully to what is said in class and also write… Read More »What you need to keep in mind when learning
We live in an information society: Those who know more are much further ahead than others! Whether in studies or at work – quickly familiarizing… Read More »How to save half of your learning and studying time
Efficient reading of technical texts or books means that you read much faster and at the same time you can absorb more than with normal… Read More »Efficient reading of technical texts or reference books
Sitting posture: The reader’s posture alone has a measurable influence on his reading speed, because someone who sits upright and with good body tension can… Read More »Factors influencing the speed of reading
This learning tip for foreign languages is not innovative, but it works: If you watch movies in the original foreign language sound, you get used… Read More »Learning foreign languages: Watching foreign language films
The pronunciation of a foreign language is a big hurdle for many students – in French even more than in German. You hear yourself speak,… Read More »Learning foreign languages: Just sing along
Let your child learn 4x short rather than 1x long. Studies show that it makes more sense to learn for a shorter time several times… Read More »Let your child learn 4x short rather than 1x long
Is your child easily distracted? Then help him by providing a quiet environment or even silence while learning. To do this, try one or more… Read More »Ensure peace and quiet in the workplace
If learning is done under pressure with frustration or even fear, these feelings activate the fear center of the brain (amygdala). As a result, your… Read More »What happens when learning is done with pressure?
As a student, you have to keep the material and your nerves, because learning-intensive subjects need good learning strategies. Studying usually demands a lot from… Read More »Learning strategies for learning-intensive subjects
Many different formats are used to structure information and make it easier to find and understand later. The format of the original record can often… Read More »Systems and formats of notes in the classroom
Simple memorization can go a long way in mathematics: Many students cheat their way through to the sixth grade without really being able to do… Read More »Learning tip for mathematics: Calculate backwards
Estimating results is good practice in more ways than one: Estimating requires and encourages a basic sense of scale: Is the circle one meter or… Read More »Learning tip for mathematics: Simply estimate for the first time
In mathematics, many students in higher grades are like old computers that you want to use on the Internet: They still work, but they are… Read More »Learning tip for mathematics: More mental arithmetic