The Brain Box book coverThis blog was originally an extension of our publication The Brain Box an essential guide to learning techniques and self-motivation.

In addition to posts containing new ideas and techniques for students, parents and teachers, the blog has evolved to include information relating to communication and presentation skills, pertinent to all walks of life.


Brain Box in Parenting magazine.

We didn’t get to be Editor’s pick in this magazine – but to be fair, Malala is more deserving, so fair enough, but it’s still nice to be included. Remember, even those teenagers in your life on the Naughty List should have a copy of The Brain Box in their stocking this Christmas!

Revise the Rugby Route!

14th September 2015 | David Hodgson | Revision, Motivation

What can we learn from the Rugby World Cup about revising more effectively? By David H. The 2015 Rugby World Cup starts this Friday. The current favourites are New Zealand. Have you seen their team run through the ‘haka’ before a match?   If not see here: Taking part in the haka helps the players access the right mood for the match they […]

Tear and Share

14th September 2015 | Tim Benton | Revision, Motivation

It’s good to work together. A problem shared is a problem halved. So divide up the work and put your heads together.   You learn one bit.   Your mate can learn another bit.   Then come back together and teach each other.  You’ll learn it because: You have to teach it. It’s easier to […]

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