Education levels by efficiency

Three education level by efficiency starting from the least efficient:

  1. Learning from “delivered information”. This is widely used for centuries and are used today. The least teaching-learning efficiency.
  2. Learning through shared experience and the dialogue that ordinarily accompanies it. Also know as flipped learning, you can observe this kind of learning at Khan Academy.
  3. The most effective learning is autonomous, firsthand, curiosity-driven, wide-ranging, self-directed, trial and error, immediate feedback, personal experience. Might be observed in Ad Astra school that Elon Musk created for his kids.

Levels taken from  article on Khan Academy.

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6 Things to Do to Improve Your Relationship


And when you’re dealing with your mother-in-law the ratio (good things versus bad things) is 1000 to 1…

Originally posted on TIME:

In the past I’ve covered the research regarding what you should look for in a marriage partner.

What do studies say about what you can do to improve your relationship?


Divorce may have less to do with an increase in conflict and more to do with a decrease in positive feelings. Boredom really can hurt a relationship:

Being bored with the marriage undermines closeness, which in turn reduces satisfaction, Orbuch said.

“It suggests that excitement in relationships facilitates or makes salient closeness, which in turn promotes satisfaction in the long term,” she said.

We spend a lot of time trying to reduce conflict but not enough time experiencing thrills. And the latter may be more important.

Via Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being:

Shelly Gable, professor of psychology at the University of California at Santa Barbara, has demonstrated that how you celebrate…

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