Tips & Tricks: Sharpen Your Study Skills
Pick up a pen/pencil: Taking handwritten notes can increase your ability to recall information. Scientists believe the physical act of writing deepens intellectual processing.
While having a designated study space is important, permit yourself to travel sometimes. Moving to new locations is recommended by many cognitive scientists because the change in scenery boosts long-term memory. A change in your environment can be as simple as traveling to a different room in your house.
Take breaks — especially exercise breaks (see last week’s four-minute workout). Exercise stimulates the brain, so retention tends to increase.
Several studies have shown that understanding and retention increase when using a font that is a bit hard to read and unfamiliar. Perhaps, when you are having a difficult time remembering information, change the font and see if your memory improves.
iLEAD Online offers over 200 unique course offerings this semester! In this online class, we will utilize yoga practices to become more physically, mentally, energetically, and emotionally fit. This class will present techniques in yoga. Yoga means “union” and refers to the union of the body, mind, and breath. It is a system of self-care … Continue reading “Course Highlights: Yoga”
I have been in education for over 15 years. I’ve served in many roles such as: tutor, teacher’s assistant, adult education teacher, school counselor, and now academic coach! I received a Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences with an emphasis in Family Studies degree as well as a Master of Science in Counseling … Continue reading “Staff Highlight: Valencia Johnson, Academic Coach”
Whether you are vegan or just curious about the vegan diet, this is a great opportunity to sample some new tastes and visit local vendors. Free parking is located around the surrounding neighborhood or at the 4th St Market Parking Lot. When: Sunday, September 8, 11 AM – 6 PM Where: 253 E 3rd St, … Continue reading “Orange County Vegan Festival”