Score: 4.5
From 9 Ratings

Make It Stick


  • Author: Peter C Brown
  • Release Date : 2014-04-14
  • Genre: Psychology
  • File Size: 841935 Bytes


Drawing on cognitive psychology and other fields, Make It Stick offers techniques for becoming more productive learners, and cautions against study habits and practice routines that turn out to be counterproductive. The book speaks to students, teachers, trainers, athletes, and all those interested in lifelong learning and self-improvement....

Score: 4.5
From 8 Ratings

The Myth of the Garage


  • Author: Chip Heath
  • Release Date : 2012-01-26
  • Genre: Small Business & Entrepreneurship
  • File Size: 360278 Bytes


From Chip and Dan Heath, the bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick, comes The Myth of the Garage ... and other minor surprises, a collection of the authors' best columns for Fast Company magazine. There are 16 pieces in all, plus a previously unpublished piece entitled 'The Future Fails Again'. In Myth, the Heath brothers tackle some of the most (and least) important issues in the modern business world: - Why you should never buy another mutual fund ('The Horror of Mutual Funds') - Why your gut may be more ethical than your brain ('In Defense of Feelings') - How to communicate with numbers in a way that changes decisions ('The Gripping Statistic') - Why the 'Next Big Thing' often isn't ('The Future Fails Again') - Why you may someday pay $3...

Make It Stick
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

Make It Stick


  • Author : Peter C. Brown
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-04-14
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780674729018


Make It Stick Book Description :

Discusses the best methods of learning, describing how rereading and rote repetition are counterproductive and how such techniques as self-testing, spaced retrieval, and finding additional layers of information in new material can enhance learning....

Make It Stick
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

Make It Stick


  • Author : Peter C. Brown
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-04-14
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780674419384


Make It Stick Book Description :

Drawing on cognitive psychology and other fields, Make It Stick offers techniques for becoming more productive learners, and cautions against study habits and practice routines that turn out to be counterproductive. The book speaks to students, teachers, trainers, athletes, and all those interested in lifelong learning and self-improvement....

Make It Stick
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

Make It Stick


  • Author : Peter C. Brown
  • Publisher : Belknap Press
  • Release Date : 2018-08
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0674986571


Make It Stick Book Description :

A Chronicle of Higher Education "Top 10 Books on Teaching" Selection To most of us, learning something "the hard way" implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick turns fashionable ideas like these on their head. Drawing on recent discoveries in cognitive psychology and other disciplines, the authors offer concrete techniques for becoming more productive learners. "If you want to read a lively and engaging book on the science of learning, this is a must." --Hazel Christie, Times Higher Education "Many educators are interested in making use of recent findings about the human brain and how we learn....

Made to Stick
Score: 4
From 2,359 Ratings

Made to Stick


  • Author : Chip Heath
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2007-01-02
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781588365965


Made to Stick Book Description :

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The instant classic about why some ideas thrive, why others die, and how to improve your idea’s chances—essential reading in the “fake news” era. Mark Twain once observed, “A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on.” His observation rings true: Urban legends, conspiracy theories, and bogus news stories circulate effortlessly. Meanwhile, people with important ideas—entrepreneurs, teachers, politicians, and journalists—struggle to make them “stick.” In Made to Stick, Chip and Dan Heath reveal the anatomy of ideas that stick and explain ways to make ideas stickier, such as applying the human scale principle, using the Velcro Theory of Memory, and creating curiosity...

Powerful Teaching

Powerful Teaching


  • Author : Pooja K. Agarwal
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-05-13
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119521839


Powerful Teaching Book Description :

Unleash powerful teaching and the science of learning in your classroom Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning empowers educators to harness rigorous research on how students learn and unleash it in their classrooms. In this book, cognitive scientist Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D., and veteran K–12 teacher Patrice M. Bain, Ed.S., decipher cognitive science research and illustrate ways to successfully apply the science of learning in classrooms settings. This practical resource is filled with evidence-based strategies that are easily implemented in less than a minute—without additional prepping, grading, or funding! Research demonstrates that these powerful strategies raise student achievement by a letter grade or more; boost learning for div...

As We Speak

As We Speak


  • Author : Peter Meyers
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-08-14
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439153086


As We Speak Book Description :

Outlines an empowering approach to public speaking that draws on the co-author's experience with leading companies, covering topics ranging from content and delivery to body language and interpersonal exchanges. Reprint....

The Stick Book

The Stick Book


  • Author : Fiona Danks
  • Publisher : Frances Lincoln
  • Release Date : 2013-03-01
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781781011140


The Stick Book Book Description :

DIV The stick is a universal toy. Totally natural, all-purpose, free, it offers limitless opportunities for outdoor play and adventure and it provides a starting point for an active imagination and the raw material for transformation into almost anything! As New York's Strong National Museum of Play pointd out when they selected a stick for inclusion in their National Toy Hall of Fame, 'It can be a Wild West horse, a medieval knight's sword, a boat on a stream, or a slingshot with a rubber band . . .' In this book Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield offer masses of suggestions for things to do with a stick, in the way of adventures and bushcraft, creative and imaginative play, games, woodcraft and conservation, music and more. /div...

The One Year Make It Stick Devotions
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

The One Year Make It Stick Devotions


  • Author : Emmett Cooper
  • Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781414315515


The One Year Make It Stick Devotions Book Description :

A daily devotional for children provides a summary of an important topic in the bible, a prayer, and a mnemonic--often in the form of a cartoonish picture--to help the reader remember the topic mentioned in the devotion....

Made to Stick
Score: 4
From 36 Ratings

Made to Stick


  • Author : Chip Heath
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2008-09-04
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781407008240


Made to Stick Book Description :

Why does fake news stick while the truth goes missing? Why do disproved urban legends persist? How do you keep letting newspapers and clickbait sites lure you in with their headlines? And why do you remember complicated stories but not complicated facts? Over ten years of study, Chip and Dan Heath have discovered how we latch on to information hooks. Packed full of case histories and incredible anecdotes, it shows: - how an Australian scientist convinced the world he'd discovered the cause of stomach ulcers by drinking a glass filled with bacteria - how a gifted sports reporter got people to watch a football match by showing them the outside of the stadium - how pitches like 'Jaws on a spaceship' (Alien) and 'Die Hard on a bus' (Speed) convince movie...

Making Learning Stick

Making Learning Stick


  • Author : Barbara Carnes
  • Publisher : American Society for Training and Development
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781562866792


Making Learning Stick Book Description :

Make Learning Stick is a practical, easy-to-use resource aimed at helping trainers hit the sweet spot of training application on the job. Author Barbara Carnes offers a treasure trove of techniques based on 26 years of experience. The book contains detailed step-by-step instructions for each of the 20 techniques along with dozens of variations likely to suit any training situation. Additional examples are provided on an associated website and are available for downloading....