What is the best way to absorb new material?

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In my teen years I would go down to Wooley’s Pool, a tidal pool which was a short distance from where my parents had our home against Kalk Bay mountain, to study for tests and exams. One of the teenagers always seemed to need as much tutoring as he could get. Other teenagers would come sit with us but I can’t remember them ever studying on the big brown rocks next to the coastline where the waves crashed against the shore. I’m not sure how much this extra studying outdoors helped us although the fresh summer’s South Easter kept us awake which wouldn’t have happened if we had been studying in some stuffy spare room. Continue reading “What is the best way to absorb new material?”