Accelerated Learning and Life Skills

Brain Rules for Students and Educators

Brain Rules for Students and Educators

In this week’s video blog, I go through the 12 brain rules from Dr. John Medina’s awesome book “Brain Rules”. I discuss each of the brain rules and then give some insights about how students and educators can use these rules to learn and teach more effectively. I share some great information so please watch […]

Post Tagged with , , ,

Make Your Message Memorable – Five Brain Facts All Presenters Should Know

Make Your Message Memorable capture

In this week’s video blog, I discuss 5 facts about the brain that anyone with a message that they want remembered should know. This video is especially valuable for teachers, speakers, trainers and anyone else wanting to make sure that their content is remembered long term. Here is a preview of the 5 brain facts: […]

Post Tagged with , , , ,

3 Important Memory Principles to Help You Remember Names

In this week’s video blog, I share with you three important memory principles and how you can use them to remember people’s names. I also share with you a powerful app that I used in conjunction with these principles to quickly memorize all 100+ of my students’ names – even while in Vegas 😉 Here […]

Post Tagged with , , ,

My One-Year Challenge

I recently returned from an amazing training called the World’s Greatest Speaker Training with Brendon Burchard. One of my biggest take aways from the training is the need to be consistent with my online videos. Unfortunately, I haven’t been very consistent over the last year. Teaching full-time, starting a speaking career, raising a family, and […]

Post Tagged with , , , , ,

Dr. Joe’s Secret for Super Students

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 […]

Post Tagged with , ,

Alpha State

In my previous post, I discussed the four different kinds of brain waves and how the alpha brain wave state is the optimal state for learning. When our brain is in alpha state, we have the greatest access to our higher order thinking skills. We are in a state of relaxed focus which is perfect for learning, […]

Post Tagged with , , , , ,