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Ways of Learning?

Posted by in Careers, Education, Life Stories, People, Self Development on 19. Jun, 2014 | No Comments

What comes to your mind when you see the names of Einstein, Michelangelo, Marie Curie, and Napoleon? Was it their country of birth, their gender, their language, their religion, or some other criteria. My research into the lives of amazing people point to a vital factor – their achievements. Walt Disney, Elvis Presley, Coco Chanel, […]

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Multi Media Museums

Posted by in Cities, Education, Libraries, Sydney, Uncategorized on 09. Feb, 2014 | No Comments

To assess new developments in multi- media applications, I took myself on a tour of museums and expos . From the traditional art galleries to the new interactive science expos for students, it was a fascinating journey. On the way, I travelled through history and into the future. On balance, too many of the exhibits […]

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New Year 2014

Posted by in Reflections on 03. Jan, 2014 | No Comments

What will this year bring? There will be commemorations of the 1914 – 1918 war when millions died, yet historians still find it hard to discover why ? We know the what, then when, where and how. But, why a local conflict became a world war is still somewhat of a mystery. Could it happen […]

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Can You Make Yourself More Intelligent?

Posted by in Careers, Education, Libraries, People, Self Development on 16. Oct, 2013 | No Comments

Can You Make Yourself More Intelligent?

When I was just 11 years of age, I had to take an educational exam. There were lots of puzzles and logical (but to me not so logical) problem solving exercises.  It was part of the process for choosing who would go to the grammar school (mainly a place for students perceived as having academic potential […]

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How Did The Beatles Learn?

Posted by in Education, Musicians, Self Development on 12. Oct, 2013 | No Comments

Can you learn by acting a role? An interesting study has just been made that shows  role plays and drama classes  in  school has the potential to help students learn more effectively and learn improved life skills. The article in the Journal of Education Psychology says that students learn more when they take on roles. Our own […]

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How Amazing Are You?

Posted by in Careers, Entertainment, People, Self Development on 01. Oct, 2013 | No Comments

For fun, you can assess how you rate yourself on our amazing people criteria. This has been developed based on the interpretation of the lives of amazing people. Allocate scores on the following scale, based on your own self assessment on the items listed : 0 – Not at all 1 – Very little 2 […]

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  • A little bit about me

    I created the AmazingPeople series of BioViews books and audios based on my research and experience into famous people and places. This blog gives an insight into the writing, people and places I have visited along the way on this exciting journey with amazing people at my side.
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