When I retired from paid work in 2012, I thought I would be doing plenty of gardening, some handcrafts and reading. I also had visions of my house sparkling and tidy.
Five years on, most of the garden is again a wilderness and craft time is limited to crochet in front of the television in the evenings. As for that clean and tidy house, the less said, the better. Instead, I have spent many retirement hours completing 90 MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and setting up my own blog.Continue reading →
In the last three months, 560 free online courses have been released from more than 200 universities. They cover a wide range of subjects and although most are in English, several other languages are also represented. Most are self-paced courses. Continue reading →
The best time to learn the material needed for a test is well before the day, with a few follow-up revisions during the days immediately prior to the test. Being fresh and rested before a test is also helpful. Continue reading →
In the 1980s, an Italian named Francesco Cirillo invented a technique to improve productivity. Students, musicians, writers and people in many other fields have since found they can achieve more and get better results in less overall time.