Great Way to Collaborate on Class Notes

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Why take class notes all by your lonesome when you can work with a buddy (or four!)? Gingko is a simple to use outlining tool that works great for everything from outlining that next research paper, to writing your next novel, to working as a team to take those class notes. Take a look atContinue reading “Great Way to Collaborate on Class Notes”

6 Great Tech Tips To Beat College On A Budget

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6 Great Tech Tips To Beat College On A Budget. Here’s a really helpful back to school post from the fine folks over at makeuseof.com. It includes power-student tips on doing primary research to bump up grades, finding textbooks on the cheap, and using great audio courses to learn while you burn (calories). © CodyContinue reading “6 Great Tech Tips To Beat College On A Budget”

Are You Taking Enough Study Breaks?

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Taking frequent breaks maximizes your brain’s ability to recall. Hundreds of variations on experiments first performed in the late 1800s have confirmed that taking a 5 to 10 minute break every thirty or forty minutes will help you get the most out of your overworked and underappreciated neurons. To help you remember to take studyContinue reading “Are You Taking Enough Study Breaks?”

OnlineSchools.org Features StudyProf

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Onlineschools.org recently listed StudyProf.com as one of their top 50 resources for students attending online operations management schools. Although many of the resources are specific to operations management there are loads of useful links that will benefit anyone. Take a look at “50 Resources For Students Attending Online Operations Management Schools.” © Cody Blair, AllContinue reading “OnlineSchools.org Features StudyProf”

Quick, clear study help on everything under the sun

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Okay. Maybe not EVERYthing, but a lot! Toodle on over to khanacademy.org where erstwhile educator to the world, Salman Khan has made it his goal to make education free for the masses. He’s got over 1800 short and sweet videos online covering everything from basic algebra to French history to bankruptcy restructuring. And he’s gotContinue reading “Quick, clear study help on everything under the sun”

Can You Remember More Than Me?

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See if you can best me in a memory test and lend a helpful brain-cell to University of Edinburgh psychologists in the process. Schlepp on over to the BBC memory test and take twenty minutes to test out your memory muscles. Then click “more” below to see how I did. Take a screen shot ofContinue reading “Can You Remember More Than Me?”

Free Lectures from Top Universities

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Not all profs are created equal. Many of them, through no fault of their own, have foreign accents that make them slightly tougher to understand than Charlie Brown’s teacher. Some have only a passing acquaintance with public speaking skills, and I’m pretty sure some of my profs weren’t actually fully Homo sapiens. What’s a studentContinue reading “Free Lectures from Top Universities”

Memory Magic With Smart.fm

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Dust off those synapses and belly up to the brain bar, pardner. You’re going to like this. Website Smart.fm takes some of my favorite learning principals (staggered review, automaticity, the Ebbinghaus learning curve, and more) and puts them all together in one slick and sociable site. Enter in whatever info you want to sear intoContinue reading “Memory Magic With Smart.fm”