The Art of Screen Time

egardless of how you feel about screen time, The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media & Real Life by Anya Kamenetz will convince you that the effects screen time has [...]

The Gift of Failure

love it when highly-regarded books bring attention to things I’ve been teaching my study skills students for years. Learn Better, Make it Stick, and Smart but Stuck are three great examples, and [...]

Smart but Stuck

learning specialist I really like gave me this book as a gift, with the inscription, “The book I was waiting for for 30 years!” That’s awfully high praise coming from a lady who famously (and [...]

Make it Stick

y the time Make it Stick came out in 2014, I’d been teaching study skills based on practical applications of the science of learning for three years. From my obscure, third-floor oceanside office [...]

Learn Better

n the five years since I decided to start a study skills and academic coaching business based on practical applications of the science of learning, there’ve been two celebrated mainstream books [...]