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What is Power Education by Mind Technology?

Power Education by Mind Technology is not like behaviour modification, brainwashing or hypnosis, nor is it a kind of psychological conditioning. It is readily incorporated into what educationalists normally do and is well accepted by learners - it is very user-friendly. Based on a novel interpretation and synthesis of well researched and accepted learning principles. Power Education by Mind Technology is far superior to conventional approaches to correcting errors and misconceptions, improving understanding, correcting technique problems and developing new skills. With Power Education by Mind Technology there is no need for special equipment, only a computer.

Power Education by Mind Technology works with the brain, not against it, to accelerate the natural process of change.

Power Education by Mind Technology is the key to unlocking your mind!

If you are looking for fancy graphics, lots of music and an exciting multimedia experience then don't read any further. While it has a user-friendly interface, the Power Education by Mind Technology program is not just another, "computer game dressed up as educational software". It is a learning tool, first of all, that also provides some entertainment to get learners interested, but the primary purpose is to engages the learner in a very productive learning strategy.

The Power Education Project is a skills development and transfer programme. The skills that are developed with this program are Information Processing Skills . The method used is diagnostics , then remediation , then preparation and then acceleration .

Information Processing Skills are the skills necessary for effective curriculum and information transfer, which should be the foundation of the schooling system.

Understanding the format and foundation of information processing skills are vital at the teacher / facilitator level. If these skills are not understood, no effective reading and effective information transfer is possible.

The process of building effective information processing skills is like building a brick wall, where each brick represents a word. If the learner misses one word in one of its facets of spelling, meaning or recognition, one brick in the wall of understanding is missing. This missing brick will affect the learner, when they are busy reading information where this word, that is missing, or is not understood, is used. The effect is, that the learner will have been reading in the abstract phase (which is all the words they know) and then jumped to the concrete phase for this one word, which they don't know. The effect of this is, that the learner will doubt themselves and will feel inadequate, read slower and that the comprehension of what they are reading will now be questionable in their own mind. In the instance where the learner knows all the words and the meaning of the words, in the abstract phase, when they are reading a piece of information, the processing and understanding of the piece will be effective, productive, confidence building and the learner will function at the highest level of expression and potential.

In the diagnostics using the Power Attention Builder , it is easy to establish which words the learner did not master. Once these are diagnosed, the program assists in mastering these words to make sure the learner knows all the vocabulary they are going to need for effective curriculum and information transfer. As demonstrated, words that only reach the concrete stage in a learner's mind will create learning disabilities and self-esteem problems.

Once the remediation of the words for the current grade/level has been done, the following stage starts, preparing for the next grade/level. Remember that all curriculum and information transfer is based on vocabulary . If the learner does not have an effective vocabulary in the abstract mind before new curriculum transfer starts, no effective curriculum transfer can happen.


 
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