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Exercise Before Learning?: Study Smarter by Running Harder

Yes, yes, exercise is good for you – what’s new? From diapers to deadlines we’re told that exercise is key in maintaining your health. Exercise to postpone the inevitable and [...]

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Planning to succeed – 5 steps to making and sticking with a study plan

In a previous article, we wrote about how to make each study session more effective (see: One simple trick that doubles the effectiveness of studying, using half the time) This time, we’re [...]

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THE 5 STEPS TO UNDERSTANDING MATHS, EVERY TIME – WITHOUT SPENDING A DOLLAR

Last week we had a student that told us something that we hear fairly often. “I want to put in more effort, but I don’t really know where to start.” To give some context to [...]

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Holistic Learning-what is it?

Let’s start at the beginning – Traditional Learning Before exploring what could be, let’s look at what education currently is. Traditional learning is usually thought of as the [...]

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3 FREE tools any parent needs for the new Queensland ATAR system

2019 is the first year group in Queensland that has students undergoing the new ATAR system. With it, also comes a load of stress and uncertainty of how things now function. Teachers, parents and [...]

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One Simple trick that doubles the effectiveness of studying, using half the time.

All too often people are told that the way to improve is to try *harder*. While this is important, we often forget that hard work without direction can be oftentimes fruitless. In this case, [...]

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So you completed school – what now?

To those of you who have finally crossed that finish line of school, well done. What felt like forever is finally over to your relief. So what now? I’m sure many of you are now looking at [...]

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Why Life is About Finding Your Hidden Talents and Passion

This article applies to both students and adults alike. I have met hundreds of people that believe that they are either too stupid to succeed, or just don’t have any talent. You are wrong. [...]

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The Importance of Parenting in School, and Why Your Kids Don’t Listen to You

As a whole, society undervalues the potential impact that parenting has on kids in school. Most commonly, we think of schools, students, and teachers as being responsible for how students [...]

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Redefining Expectations – Why the Demand for ‘A’ Grades is Ruining Education

I’ll preface this article by saying that I believe many parents choose these goals for the right reasons but this leads to the wrong mindset. In this blog, I’m going to be talking [...]

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