Using Technology to Boost Study Skills

According to a recent national study, students between the ages of 8 and 18 now spend more than twice as much time with high-tech screens than they do in the classroom. Although much of this time is spent on thoroughly non-academic pursuits -- socializing, streaming media, playing games -- there's no reason why screen time can't be put to good use. Here are some tips fo…

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Posted July 18th, 2015

The Best Way to Study

Every student wants to know the secret to acing the big test, whether that test is next week’s history quiz or the SAT. Let’s start with some bad news: There is no fast, simple, effort-free way to learn. Now for some good news: There are proven ways to make studying more efficient and effective. First things first – just for the sake of argument, let’s all agr…

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Posted January 23rd, 2015