Learning Outside The Lines : Two Ivy League Students With Learning Disabilities And ADHD Give You The Tools For Academic Success and Educational Revolution

Learning Outside The Lines : Two Ivy League Students With

Learning Outside The Lines : Two Ivy League Students With Learning Disabilities And ADHD Give You The Tools For Academic Success and Educational Revolution ✈ [PDF / Epub] ✅ Learning Outside The Lines : Two Ivy League Students With Learning Disabilities And ADHD Give You The Tools For Academic Success and Educational Revolution By Jonathan Mooney ✸ – Polishdarling.co.uk Written by two Ivy League graduates who struggled with learning disabilities and ADHD, Learning Outside the Lines teaches students how to take control of their education and find true success with bri Written by two Ivy League graduates The Lines eBook ↠ who struggled with learning disabilities and ADHD, Learning Outside the Lines teaches students how to take control of their education and find true success with brilliant and easy study suggestions and tipsEvery day, your school, your teachers, and even your peers draw lines to measure and standardize intelligence They decide what criteria make one person smart and another person stupid They decide who will succeed and who will just get by Perhaps you find yourself outside the norm, because you learn differently but, unlike your classmates, you have no system in place Learning Outside Epub / that consistently supports your ability and desire to learn Simply put, you are considered lazy and stupid You are expected to fail Learning Outside the Lines is written by two such academic failures that is, two academic failures who graduated from Brown University at the top of their class Jonathan Mooney and David Cole teach you how to take control of your education and find true success and they offer all the reasons why you should persevere Witty, bold, and disarmingly honest, Learning Outside the Lines takes you on a journey toward personal empowerment and profound educational change, proving Outside The Lines eBook ´ once again that rules sometimes need to be broken.


10 thoughts on “Learning Outside The Lines : Two Ivy League Students With Learning Disabilities And ADHD Give You The Tools For Academic Success and Educational Revolution

  1. Lisa Powell Lisa Powell says:

    Appreciate the effort, but wasn t terribly useful.The first part of the book is personal history how two people overcame difficulties to get into the Ivy League It is interesting to see that in both cases the key to admission seemed to be to build up years of working very hard and being very determined and to have the audacity and aggressiveness to push the admissions office to take them.The second part of the book is a long list of habits, tricks, strategies, and advice I thought it was Appreciate the effort, but wasn t terribly useful.The first part of the book is personal history how two people overcame difficulties to get into the Ivy League It is interesting to see that in both cases the key to admission seemed to be to build up years of working very hard and being very determined and to have the audacity and aggressiveness to push the admissions office to take them.The second part of the book is a long list of habits, tricks, strategies, and advice I thought it was a little too directing the whole point of the first part of the book was that everyone does things differently, but the second half had to kind of be do it our way or you don t really have a book I also didn t care much for how much of the advice was about how to hit the checkpoints without doing the work To be clear, the authors value learning for its own sake, but they clearly learned from their years in school that learning for the sake of a teacher is a fool s game, and gaming the system is perfectly acceptable I don t disagree with that, but I m not sure why you would be strive to enter a system you don t value why go to Brown just to work to get the grades without doing the work Why not spend your time on something else It was interesting to pair this with some of what Excellent Sheep detailed the author there says that getting into an Ivy League school is difficult, but once you are there it is almost impossible to fail a class Everyone expects at least an A in every course, there is ridiculously high grade inflation, you don t have to work hard at all to pass a class I don t know if that s true, but he makes an impressive case for it being so, and Learning Outside the Lines certainly backs that up much of the advice, for example, is about how to not read the assigned books.Again, I m not criticizing, just wondering why the authors went so far and no farther Why, for example, be so justifiably disgusted with the school system but not recommend or discuss home schooling Why disdain college but write a book about how to get into the most competitive schools and graduate And I wonder, did they pay the 50,000 a year tuition in full for the privilege of attending a school they did not respect Could they not have donewith their resources In any case, not a bad book to read, gives interesting perspectives and handy tips There is a decent amount of cussing and other content that makes it not a good choice for a younger child to read alone, probably which is too bad, because I can see adolescents and upper elementary kids getting a lot out of the personal stories Also, they discuss their youth organization, which is a good thing


  2. Kendall Jackson Kendall Jackson says:

    This book was an eye opening book from an educators standpoint The book is a memoir of two students with learning disabilities, and how they overcome them to attend Brown University The book includes advice and tips for other students with learning disabilities Overall, a great read that I would recommend to others.


  3. Aaron Aaron says:

    Mooney and Cole offer an honest and insightful look into their lives, both successes and struggles, as students with LD ADHD In addition to their personal stories of failure and triumph, they also discuss their non profit, Eye to Eye, designed to help elementary and middle school students that suffer form LD ADHD and struggle in school However, most of the book is dedicated to tips and pointers for LD ADHD students to find success in college, specifically Among the wisdom they offer, includin Mooney and Cole offer an honest and insightful look into their lives, both successes and struggles, as students with LD ADHD In addition to their personal stories of failure and triumph, they also discuss their non profit, Eye to Eye, designed to help elementary and middle school students that suffer form LD ADHD and struggle in school However, most of the book is dedicated to tips and pointers for LD ADHD students to find success in college, specifically Among the wisdom they offer, including recommendations for organization, test taking strategies, essay writing, and note taking, there is some questionable advice as well This suspect insight includes a continued advocacy against reading entire assignments As a student who suffered form severe dyslexia, and overcame a great deal of academic failures to graduate from an Ivy League school like Mooney and Cole, I appreciate the encouragement and guidance they offer students like me Mooney and Cole stand as an example for other LD ADHD students and show what someone with LD ADHD can accomplish with the right attitude and determination


  4. Carol Blakeman Carol Blakeman says:

    Excellent book Great tips for anyone, not just outside the box learners It was well organized and I felt that it covered everything that a college student faces It should be read by any classroom teacher as well as by parents of outside the box learners But most of all, it should be read with the outside the box learner maybe even starting with junior high though there are some age inappropriate comments thrown in now and again parental discretion advised I think it would be an encourage Excellent book Great tips for anyone, not just outside the box learners It was well organized and I felt that it covered everything that a college student faces It should be read by any classroom teacher as well as by parents of outside the box learners But most of all, it should be read with the outside the box learner maybe even starting with junior high though there are some age inappropriate comments thrown in now and again parental discretion advised I think it would be an encouragement that he she isn t the only one, and that there is no one best way to learn


  5. João Lucas João Lucas says:

    Learning Outside the Lines is a great tool for students, especially if you are that bad student, you don t get good grades, you are not organized However, if you are a good student, many of those tips you probably already do it.Concluding, the title says something really important If two students with learning disabilities got in Ivy League school, why can t you either Everything is obtainable for who really wants it.


  6. Lieve Lieve says:

    I d recommend this for all kinds of students who have to learn from a book it explains a lot about different ordening systems, how to process your information It may give a head start, even for students with no disability whatsoever.


  7. Emma Emma says:

    Not bad Decent methods, but it s told in a hyper sexual way that feels cringey like the authors aren t comfortable talking about their advice without leaning heavily on innuendo.


  8. Julia Sheehy Julia Sheehy says:

    Brilliant Clear Revealing Practical Encouraging Long overdue wisdom.


  9. Cate Cate says:

    Absolutely every teenager with LD ADHD should read this book Jonathan Mooney and David Cole know what it feels like feel to be on the business end of an F Mooney is dyslexic and didn t learn to read until he was 12 years old Cole has ADHD, and spenttime in the hallways of school than he did in the classroom But they both managed to turn their lives around, and with enormous feats of resilience and determination, managed to graduate with honors, from Brown University They know how it f Absolutely every teenager with LD ADHD should read this book Jonathan Mooney and David Cole know what it feels like feel to be on the business end of an F Mooney is dyslexic and didn t learn to read until he was 12 years old Cole has ADHD, and spenttime in the hallways of school than he did in the classroom But they both managed to turn their lives around, and with enormous feats of resilience and determination, managed to graduate with honors, from Brown University They know how it feels to be a kid with LD ADHD who has to face the fact that every day schools, teachers, peers and even some parents measure intelligence according to standardized tests and other narrow minded constructs Mooney and Cole found themselves on the outside of the norm, and they learned differently from their classmates, they were expected to fail.Mooney and Cole teach encourage young people to take control of their education in order to find true success and happiness They show them the whys and hows of persevering Funny, triumphant, inspiring, and disarmingly heart felt, Learning Outside the Lines guides the reader on a quest toward personal empowerment and educational transformation, proving once and for all that rules are made to be broken Also, look for Jonathan Mooney s second book The Short Bus A Journey Beyond Normal


  10. Ottilie Ottilie says:

    I had to read this book for one of my education classes, and when I started to read the opening the book I was shocked with how it was written The book is written by two college aged young men who talk about their horror stories of their education career before they started college A story of determination is then developed into all these different kinds of tips about writing essays, reading homeowork, note taking, and muchI found some of the tips or parts of their story I could relate I had to read this book for one of my education classes, and when I started to read the opening the book I was shocked with how it was written The book is written by two college aged young men who talk about their horror stories of their education career before they started college A story of determination is then developed into all these different kinds of tips about writing essays, reading homeowork, note taking, and muchI found some of the tips or parts of their story I could relate do or did with my own assignments Whether you have a disability yourself, you know someone who does, or want to go into education, the book is a very light read, and very funny, so you should read it


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10 thoughts on “Learning Outside The Lines : Two Ivy League Students With Learning Disabilities And ADHD Give You The Tools For Academic Success and Educational Revolution

  1. Lisa Powell Lisa Powell says:

    Appreciate the effort, but wasn t terribly useful.The first part of the book is personal history how two people overcame difficulties to get into the Ivy League It is interesting to see that in both cases the key to admission seemed to be to build up years of working very hard and being very determined and to have the audacity and aggressiveness to push the admissions office to take them.The second part of the book is a long list of habits, tricks, strategies, and advice I thought it was Appreciate the effort, but wasn t terribly useful.The first part of the book is personal history how two people overcame difficulties to get into the Ivy League It is interesting to see that in both cases the key to admission seemed to be to build up years of working very hard and being very determined and to have the audacity and aggressiveness to push the admissions office to take them.The second part of the book is a long list of habits, tricks, strategies, and advice I thought it was a little too directing the whole point of the first part of the book was that everyone does things differently, but the second half had to kind of be do it our way or you don t really have a book I also didn t care much for how much of the advice was about how to hit the checkpoints without doing the work To be clear, the authors value learning for its own sake, but they clearly learned from their years in school that learning for the sake of a teacher is a fool s game, and gaming the system is perfectly acceptable I don t disagree with that, but I m not sure why you would be strive to enter a system you don t value why go to Brown just to work to get the grades without doing the work Why not spend your time on something else It was interesting to pair this with some of what Excellent Sheep detailed the author there says that getting into an Ivy League school is difficult, but once you are there it is almost impossible to fail a class Everyone expects at least an A in every course, there is ridiculously high grade inflation, you don t have to work hard at all to pass a class I don t know if that s true, but he makes an impressive case for it being so, and Learning Outside the Lines certainly backs that up much of the advice, for example, is about how to not read the assigned books.Again, I m not criticizing, just wondering why the authors went so far and no farther Why, for example, be so justifiably disgusted with the school system but not recommend or discuss home schooling Why disdain college but write a book about how to get into the most competitive schools and graduate And I wonder, did they pay the 50,000 a year tuition in full for the privilege of attending a school they did not respect Could they not have donewith their resources In any case, not a bad book to read, gives interesting perspectives and handy tips There is a decent amount of cussing and other content that makes it not a good choice for a younger child to read alone, probably which is too bad, because I can see adolescents and upper elementary kids getting a lot out of the personal stories Also, they discuss their youth organization, which is a good thing


  2. Kendall Jackson Kendall Jackson says:

    This book was an eye opening book from an educators standpoint The book is a memoir of two students with learning disabilities, and how they overcome them to attend Brown University The book includes advice and tips for other students with learning disabilities Overall, a great read that I would recommend to others.


  3. Aaron Aaron says:

    Mooney and Cole offer an honest and insightful look into their lives, both successes and struggles, as students with LD ADHD In addition to their personal stories of failure and triumph, they also discuss their non profit, Eye to Eye, designed to help elementary and middle school students that suffer form LD ADHD and struggle in school However, most of the book is dedicated to tips and pointers for LD ADHD students to find success in college, specifically Among the wisdom they offer, includin Mooney and Cole offer an honest and insightful look into their lives, both successes and struggles, as students with LD ADHD In addition to their personal stories of failure and triumph, they also discuss their non profit, Eye to Eye, designed to help elementary and middle school students that suffer form LD ADHD and struggle in school However, most of the book is dedicated to tips and pointers for LD ADHD students to find success in college, specifically Among the wisdom they offer, including recommendations for organization, test taking strategies, essay writing, and note taking, there is some questionable advice as well This suspect insight includes a continued advocacy against reading entire assignments As a student who suffered form severe dyslexia, and overcame a great deal of academic failures to graduate from an Ivy League school like Mooney and Cole, I appreciate the encouragement and guidance they offer students like me Mooney and Cole stand as an example for other LD ADHD students and show what someone with LD ADHD can accomplish with the right attitude and determination


  4. Carol Blakeman Carol Blakeman says:

    Excellent book Great tips for anyone, not just outside the box learners It was well organized and I felt that it covered everything that a college student faces It should be read by any classroom teacher as well as by parents of outside the box learners But most of all, it should be read with the outside the box learner maybe even starting with junior high though there are some age inappropriate comments thrown in now and again parental discretion advised I think it would be an encourage Excellent book Great tips for anyone, not just outside the box learners It was well organized and I felt that it covered everything that a college student faces It should be read by any classroom teacher as well as by parents of outside the box learners But most of all, it should be read with the outside the box learner maybe even starting with junior high though there are some age inappropriate comments thrown in now and again parental discretion advised I think it would be an encouragement that he she isn t the only one, and that there is no one best way to learn


  5. João Lucas João Lucas says:

    Learning Outside the Lines is a great tool for students, especially if you are that bad student, you don t get good grades, you are not organized However, if you are a good student, many of those tips you probably already do it.Concluding, the title says something really important If two students with learning disabilities got in Ivy League school, why can t you either Everything is obtainable for who really wants it.


  6. Lieve Lieve says:

    I d recommend this for all kinds of students who have to learn from a book it explains a lot about different ordening systems, how to process your information It may give a head start, even for students with no disability whatsoever.


  7. Emma Emma says:

    Not bad Decent methods, but it s told in a hyper sexual way that feels cringey like the authors aren t comfortable talking about their advice without leaning heavily on innuendo.


  8. Julia Sheehy Julia Sheehy says:

    Brilliant Clear Revealing Practical Encouraging Long overdue wisdom.


  9. Cate Cate says:

    Absolutely every teenager with LD ADHD should read this book Jonathan Mooney and David Cole know what it feels like feel to be on the business end of an F Mooney is dyslexic and didn t learn to read until he was 12 years old Cole has ADHD, and spenttime in the hallways of school than he did in the classroom But they both managed to turn their lives around, and with enormous feats of resilience and determination, managed to graduate with honors, from Brown University They know how it f Absolutely every teenager with LD ADHD should read this book Jonathan Mooney and David Cole know what it feels like feel to be on the business end of an F Mooney is dyslexic and didn t learn to read until he was 12 years old Cole has ADHD, and spenttime in the hallways of school than he did in the classroom But they both managed to turn their lives around, and with enormous feats of resilience and determination, managed to graduate with honors, from Brown University They know how it feels to be a kid with LD ADHD who has to face the fact that every day schools, teachers, peers and even some parents measure intelligence according to standardized tests and other narrow minded constructs Mooney and Cole found themselves on the outside of the norm, and they learned differently from their classmates, they were expected to fail.Mooney and Cole teach encourage young people to take control of their education in order to find true success and happiness They show them the whys and hows of persevering Funny, triumphant, inspiring, and disarmingly heart felt, Learning Outside the Lines guides the reader on a quest toward personal empowerment and educational transformation, proving once and for all that rules are made to be broken Also, look for Jonathan Mooney s second book The Short Bus A Journey Beyond Normal


  10. Ottilie Ottilie says:

    I had to read this book for one of my education classes, and when I started to read the opening the book I was shocked with how it was written The book is written by two college aged young men who talk about their horror stories of their education career before they started college A story of determination is then developed into all these different kinds of tips about writing essays, reading homeowork, note taking, and muchI found some of the tips or parts of their story I could relate I had to read this book for one of my education classes, and when I started to read the opening the book I was shocked with how it was written The book is written by two college aged young men who talk about their horror stories of their education career before they started college A story of determination is then developed into all these different kinds of tips about writing essays, reading homeowork, note taking, and muchI found some of the tips or parts of their story I could relate do or did with my own assignments Whether you have a disability yourself, you know someone who does, or want to go into education, the book is a very light read, and very funny, so you should read it


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