Eamon Kelly

Raise Your Mean

What is a mean? We use it as a measure of centre of a set of numbers and find it by adding them all together and dividing it by the amount. What do we get from it? Well, as a measure of centre, it tells… Read More »Raise Your Mean

Carrot or Stick

Which one of these gets you out of bed in morning? Do you constantly snooze your alarm and only get out of bed because you might be late for class? Because mum or dad is pulling the blanket off you so you will finally get… Read More »Carrot or Stick

How To Be Engaged

Is it surprising that the things we remember best are the most ridiculous events, the most colourful sites or the most sensational experiences? If it is, it should be equally unsurprising when we spend so much time in school, bored, and find that we do… Read More »How To Be Engaged

The Jigsaw Method

The other day, in the midst of all the other fantastic things this lockdown has brought into my life, we were sitting around completing a jigsaw puzzle. The initial excitement slowly waned and it dragged on for the next few days, sitting unfinished on the… Read More »The Jigsaw Method

Hard is Doable

An important step in becoming a better student, a better learner or even a better person is coming face-to-face with the tasks in our lives we find hard. In this post, I would like to explore the feelings and attitudes we have towards those tasks… Read More »Hard is Doable

Learning to Learn

Learning is a skill. Just like throwing a ball, baking cookies, playing an instrument or even public speaking, it is something that we can practice and refine. Just like those skills, we have to start somewhere. If you have never thought about your ability to… Read More »Learning to Learn

My Learning Journey

Throughout my learning journey, I have had the privilege of being surrounded by hard-working people my entire life. From my mother, who is currently studying at university after graduating high school in 2018, to my classmates throughout high school, many people have inspired me to… Read More »My Learning Journey

Why We Study

  Studying is hard; there is no way to sugar coat that fact. It is a task that every student seems to detest, despite it being the only necessary task that comes along with the title of being a student.  It pushes yourself to be… Read More »Why We Study