Category: study skills

Studying and writing: color stimulation

Tutoring, colour choices of supplies, and even the room, can influence learning patterns. The tutor shares a couple of discoveries about environmental colour. We all have items that we like because of their colour. Perhaps it’s a pair of boots,

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Academic habits: using read-only files

The tutor shares a habit he recently began. Let’s imagine writing a large essay or computer program, then reaching a point of satisfaction.  You save it to disk, then contentedly go off to celebrate with a visit to a friend,

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Study Strategy

One question a math tutor – or any tutor – might be asked: “How do I prepare for an exam?”   We’ll examine a basic strategy. Exam preparation is an important process.  Few people like doing it, so a lot less of it

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