When you’ve joined one among my webinars about search methods or taken my Instructing Historical past With Know-how course, you in all probability know that I advocate for 2 very non-techy actions. These issues are studying bodily books and writing in a bodily pocket book.
I’ve at all times discovered that once I learn bodily books, no matter whether or not they’re fiction or nonfiction, there at the least three issues that occur. I get new concepts to dabble with in my head. I’ve concepts that I need to bear in mind. I’ve to cease and write my concepts down. All of these issues are related and all of these contribute to creating me a little bit of a gradual reader in case your solely gauge for studying pace is what number of pages you flip in a given timeframe.
A bodily pocket book is sort of at all times inside my attain all through the day. I begin my day writing in a pocket book (targets for the day, to-do checklist, reminders). Through the day once I have to puzzle via an thought I write in my pocket book. And once I’m caught and might’t consider something to weblog about or make movies about, I flip again via the pages of my notebooks (in my workplace I’ve notebooks going again at the least ten years).
This summer season I am studying The Final King of America and re-reading Twenty Issues to Do With a Pc. Each books are shortly filling with notes. Each have given me concepts that I would not have discovered via scrolling social media accounts or via Google search. I would not have these notes and concepts via a Google search as a result of I would not have identified what I did not know till I learn the books. These notes then immediate and kind my later Google searches. In different phrases, the books begin me down the rabbit gap of investigating extra concepts.
Is there some extent to this submit? Sure, it is to remind you to choose up a very good guide this summer season and take notes. And within the fall, do the identical to your college students.