Heather Kocher

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How to Write with Substance and Improve Your Communication

Nothing drags down writing more than spreading good ideas over too many words. Making keystrokes matter has only grown in importance as communication …

Creative Writing

Getting enough sleep is key to exam success, research says

According to new research, sleep is key to effective learning, while cramming many topics before an exam doesn't give learners a chance to consolidate information<p>A good night's sleep may not be high on the agenda for students across the country but, according to new research, it could be key to …

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new …

Writing a Winning Essay

As part of assessments and/or high school graduation requirements in many states, students must pass a writing test. In most of those tests, students …

Teaching

New Study Shows How Thinking Less Can Enable Faster Learning

One of the recent waves of insight moving across neuroscience research tells us that our brains, for all their wonder, frequently get in their own way. What seems increasingly evident is that we don’t have precise machines running behind our eyes, but rather an enormous collection of imprecise …

The Brain