Wait, Did I Hear That Right?


Well, yes. But maybe not in the way you think….

Learning can make our brains explode with ideas – and all of us creative types want that, right?

If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

                                                     Good advice, Mikey!

What holds a lot of us back is that many of us don't seem to learn fast. Heck, sometimes it seems like no matter what we do, we can't seem to learn at all!

                                             But help is on the horizon!!! smiley

EggheadsEnter a bunch of really cool cognitive and educational psychology scientists from Kent State, who did a big research project on techniques to improve learning.  

They included 10 of the top methods people are encouraged to use – and I think the results might surprise you in this age of learning styles, meta-learning and flipped classrooms. 


This article 'The Lesson you never got taught in school – how to learn' by Simon Oxenham over on Big Think breaks it down for all of the rest of us.

It turns out that practice and challenging ourselves with tests are *still* some of the best ways to learn….Who woulda guessed???

Maybe there's something to all that 'drill and kill' stuff after all…… 
Practice, Practice, Practice!!!

Speaking of practice – there are two new tutorial packages in my Etsy – 6 Most Popular Tutorials Package and the Soutache/Celtic Braid 6 Tutorial Package  – both at a great savings. Check them out – share with your friends! 


Till the next time

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