Archive for the ‘memory’ Category

Pegging Out Your Keys To Success In Life & Learning

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

Often many of us struggle to remember a list. Yet, we are all quite capable of doing so with a large number. For example, let’s say you want to remember (or you want someone else to remember) these 18 keys to achieve success in your life and learning…

  • Ownership
  • Flexibility
  • Choice
  • Balance
  • Play
  • Failure = Feedback
  • Integrity
  • This Is It
  • Support
  • Persistence
  • Action
  • Win / win
  • Self esteem
  • Speak with positive purpose
  • Focus
  • Passion
  • Vision
  • Commitment

For many, the PEG system is considered to be the best known of all memory systems to use.  (This strategy was first introduced to me by one of my mentors, Dr Jeannette Vos, the co-author of “Unlimited” and “Learning Revolution”)

Here’s what we do … (more…)

Monday Minute AL Tip: Color = Enhanced Memory + Retention

Monday, December 21st, 2009

Here’s what I’ve got for You

Were you aware that color …

  • Enhances memory and is a vital factor to increase the retention of information?
  • Stimulates, excites, increases brain activity as well help to relax?
  • Motivates kids to learn?
  • Inspires creativity?
  • Keeps learners focused for a longer period of time?
  • Assists ALL learners, no matter what their ages are ( child to adult)
  • Keeps all learners engaged and therefore learning occurs.

Here’s what I want you to do …

If you are a parent, teacher, trainer, presenter or an adult learner, it’s crucial for us to know how to use it to our benefit. Start using colored pens, pencils and highlighters to enhance your learning and teaching. If you want more stimulation, use red, orange and yellow. To induce relaxation, use green, blue and violet.

Also consider what colors you use at home to decorate the bedrooms or areas where learning takes place. Research show that a colorful bedroom is certainly beneficial for babies.


Enhancing Learning and Facilitation To Be…
More Effective & Efficient,
Continued & Meaningful,
Fast, Energized & FUN!

“Have YOU Revealed The Genius That Is Already In Your Child?”

Monday, October 6th, 2008

“Give me a fish and I eat for a day. Teach me how to fish and I eat for a lifetime.”

Have you ever read the Aesop’s fable, “The Peasant and the Apple Tree”? The moral is that true value is sometimes hidden. Sometimes your children’s interests, their talents or their abilities are absolutely hidden … and you need to reveal them. All of us are a genius in one way or another.

OK, let’s look at 4 ways that will help you uncover those ‘hidden’ talents of your children… (more…)