Wisdom of Learning

 

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A few months ago, I was asked to review a new learning website called Wisdom of Learning.

Wisdom of Learning is an impressive tool for a wide variety of students.  The site is attractive and inviting, and takes a holistic approach to teaching students of all ages how to set themselves up for academic success.  The site considers planning, time management, and even how the health of our bodies (nutrition and exercise) affect our ability to concentrate and to learn high grades. 

One feature of the site that particularly impressed me was the feature that teaches students how to auto plan their weeks using a calendar that automatically blocks in need-tos (classes), have-tos (study time) and want-tos (exercise, movies with friends). I  read Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress Free Productivity a year or two ago, and it transformed my life by teaching me time management skills that save massive amounts of time.  I was pleasantly surprised to see the book’s sentiments echoed on the website. 

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Another impressive feature is the attention paid to physical health.  I know my own ability to focus is greatly enhanced when I eat right and exercise, but this is a fact often ignored by those who profess to help students to succeed.  The site encourages healthy habits that will lead to higher grades. 

I’d highly recommend checking out Wisdom of Learning – it could be just what you or your students need to achieve not just academic success, but success in many arenas!

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