LPC Learning Strategy
This week I've been learning CSS (a computer programming language), using a technique called the LPC learning strategy. (Credit to Thomas Frank for the idea).
LPC stands for Learn, Present and Critique and it can (and should) be used in combination with other effective study techniques, such as spaced repetition. (Information on spaced repetition here).
Here are the basic steps.
Learn the material.
This might be listening to a lecture, reading a book, watching a video etc.
Set up a camera and present what you have learnt to it. You don't have to post this publicly or show anyone else, this is just for your own benefit.
Watch the footage you took and look for three things:
Check for any errors in what you have said, and correct your knowledge.
If you are a bit vague on something, go back and clarify the information.
If you have any questions after watching the video back, research them.
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Thanks for reading!
Some of my favourite things
I have recently been exploring the limits of my PKM in Obsidian, and this video has shown me some steps I can take. (If you don't know what PKM is, check it out here)
I have been listening to "Atomic Habits" this week, and it has encouraged me to improve my own habits a bit!
Quote of the week
"If you get 1% better each day for one year, you'll end up 37 times better by the time you're done. Conversely, if you get 1% worse for a year, you'll decline nearly down to zero." - James Clear, Atomic Habits
This weeks blog post
Have a great week!