Notable Notes - Study Tips for the Struggling Students by Brian Shannon
... well as keeping them legible for later in the semester. (It always amazed me how I couldn't read my own handwriting or follow my own thoughts just two weeks later.) This will also cut down on the amount of time you will need to review your notes later when preparing for a test. Make a habit of reviewing your notes before class each week and not waiting until the night before the test. It will allow you to participate more in class, and provide for a better understanding of the course work.
Increasing Brain Power by Tim Bryce
... For example, using an automated calculator allows our brain to relax while the machine performs the math. Too often I have seen people reach for a calculator to perform a simple computation as opposed to working it out with paper and pencil. They simply do not want to engage their brains. Further, I have seen whole engineering departments come to a standstill when power outages brought their computers down. Do they really lack the skills to continue their work?
Emergency Lesson Plans, Real Lifesaving Tools for Teachers by Frank Holes Jr.
... You could even set up a 'test-taking' exercise, and discuss appropriate answers and strategies. Social Studies: Map activities are great for emergency plans. You can even set up a one-day unit on any area/region of the world, including your own town or city. Everyone gets those situations in life where an emergency has come up, and you don't have the time (or sometimes the ability) to get a good lesson plan in to school for your students. Maybe you have a family emergency or a disrupted ...
Hate to Write? Hire a Ghost! Why Using a Ghostwriter is Not Cheating by Kim Pearson
... It was also cheating to use a calculator while taking a math test, because you were supposed to be learning how to do mathematics, not punch buttons. This is no longer true. You can use a calculator now without guilt. You can also hire a writer to help you put your ideas on paper. (Of course they must be your ideas Ė itís still wrong to steal othersí ideas and pass them off as your own.) Hiring a writer is a little like hiring an architect. Say you are finally able to build your dream house.
How to Add Shares to a Profitable Position by Chris Perruna
... Using a recent example, I added shares to CBG when it consolidated in the $40ís and then readjusted my position sizing model to 1.5% (the math can become tricky at this point since the price has changed and my portfolio value is different). I have never gotten into this much detail in a simple blog post but I guess now is better than ever. This method is my own so you will not find it anywhere else and it may or may not appeal to everyone. The following is a true example using actual stock ...