Straight A's Are NOT Enough (Paperback)
In Straight A's Are NOT Enough, the reader will discover:
- A flexible time management system
- Research-based learning strategies
- Test-preparation without cramming
- 20 strategie for organizing information
- 10 ways of thinking
- 10 pathways to long-lastin memory
- Ways to strengthen concentration and willpower
- skills employers want most
- How to get a great, life-changing education.
- 101 practical learning strategies
- how recent studies of the brain change what we know about learning
"While this survey of best practices in learning is targeted to college students, its recommendations are useful for learners of all ages."
Howard Gardner, Hobbs Porfessor of Cognition and Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
"In Straight A's Are Not ENOUGH, Judy Fishel covers everything a young person needs to know in order to gain a first-class education. Her emphasis on authentic learning is a breath of fresh air, and will inspire young people to form lifelong learning habits. This is a great book for the student in your life, whether they need to polish their study skills or are ready to tackle more advanced strategies for learning."
Daniel H. Pink, author of DRIVE and A WHOLE MIND
"This book dazzled me with its depth and practicality. After reading it, I realized how horribly inefficient my approach to learning was. It includes a smorgasbord of approaches from which students can select the strategies that best suit their learning styles. It offers ideas for everyone.
Gayle H. Swift, Co-founder of GIFT Gamily Services
A comparison of this book (the first edition) and the soon to be available second edition) Some readers appreciate the length and detail in the first edition. They may find the 101 practical learning strategies to be helpful. For that reason, it will continue to be available.
The second edition is smaller and shorter. It leaves out many of the sections that students don't really need to know, focusing on what students will find most helpful. This means students will find if easier to read while getting all the important concepts. It also includes a chapter about Learning with your Brain Turned ON which students will both enjoy and find very helpful.
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