Accelerated Learning and Life Skills


10 Rules of Good Studying – Part 2

Top 10 Rules of Good Studying - Part 2

In last month’s video blog, I discussed the first five of the 10 rules of good studying from Dr. Barbara Oakley’s best selling book “A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math an Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)”. In this month’s video blog, I discuss the last 5 rules of good studying. Please […]

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Dr. Joe’s Secret for Super Students

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Dr. Joe’s Secret for Super Students: The Science of Effectively Teaching Science. Last summer, I appeared on my very first radio show. I was interviewed on the talk show “Living The Dream” on Radyo Filipino Amerika in San Diego, CA. The topic was accelerated learning techniques and how I apply them in my classroom to […]

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Ten Rules of Good Studying – Part 1

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The spring semester is well under way. If you’re a student, your first set of exams (or celebrations as I like to call them) is probably right around the corner. This is your chance to show what you know and see for yourself the progress that you’ve made since the beginning of the semester. Get […]

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Ten Rules of Bad Studying

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Wow – I can’t believe it’s been more than four months since my last blog post! I apologize for the long delay. Last semester was crazy busy for me and I chose to prioritize other things over this blog. (A quick side note: Notice the language that I used –  “chose to prioritize” rather than […]

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5 Common Mistakes Students Make

5 Common Mistakes Students Make

Since this is the beginning of the school year for most students, I thought a good topic for my very first video blog (vlog) would be the common mistakes that students make. In this brief 11-minute vlog, I outline five of those most common mistakes I have seen students make during my last 13+ years […]

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Accelerated Learning Webinar

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Yesterday I had the privilege of being the guest expert on a one-hour webinar on accelerated learning techniques. It was a ton of fun, and I had a chance to test out my new computer and webcam. I think it turned out pretty well. Since the beginning of school is right around the corner, I […]

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Accelerated Learning Techniques for Students update

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For the faithful readers who have been following my blog, you may have noticed that I haven’t posted anything for more than 2 months. I apologize for that and hope I haven’t lost too many readers. The final push to get my book finished and published by April 10th (my self-imposed deadline) was exhausting; I […]

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Five Easy Strategies for Achieving SMART Goals – Part 2

Reach Your Goals

In Part 1 of this post, I discussed the qualities of any well-defined SMART goal. If you haven’t read Part 1 yet, please read it first by clicking here. In this post, I will share with you five strategies for achieving your SMART goals, no mater how big they may seem. 1) Believe you can […]

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Five Easy Strategies for Achieving SMART Goals – Part 1

Reach Your Goals

There are literally millions of articles, blogs, essays, mp3s, books, courses, and seminars on the topic of setting and achieving goals. I’ve taken many courses and seminars (some great and some not so great) and I’m well read on the subject. More importantly, I’ve personally experimented with many different techniques for almost two decades. I’ve […]

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How to Remember Important Dates and Numbers

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I have been finishing up the memory techniques chapter from my book so memory has been in my mind a lot lately (no pun intended). I therefore wanted to share with you a quick and powerful technique for remembering date and numbers: An easy way to remember numbers is to make a sentence with the […]

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