CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Motivators Inc., a Charlotte, N.C.-based educational company, has recently released a new iPad App, getSMART, as part of their ongoing iUseMyBrain2 (I use my brain, too!) project. The app is now available through the Apple App Store.
The Motivators' founder, Wyne Ince, comments, "Not to brag nor boast, but to prove a point - yes, I have a couple of degrees, and they have helped me towards achieving my life's goals. I can remember living from paycheck to paycheck and enduring the sweltering heat of summer in an apartment in Brooklyn, not even close to having the money to buy an air conditioner. Things only changed after I earned my Bachelor's degree and began working as a computer programmer. I'm sure that you can understand the point I'm making.
"Today, many students are falling by the wayside, oftentimes for no valid reason. They have the intellectual capacity - that's not the issue. So for quite some time, I thought about this problem, even while lecturing at the City University of New York. And I figured it out. The solution is not earth-shaking, not monumental, no round of applause is necessary! It's in clear view and it's simply 'Direction.'"
Ince continues, "Most students understand the 'HOWs' of learning - things like how to solve textbook problems. However, often tossed to and fro by so many distractions, frequently many of them lose sight of the "WHYs" of an education. They need direction to properly understand the value and impact of a solid education. For example, often what separates the success of one investor from the failure of another is just the 'Right Information,' or proper direction. Likewise, students in middle school, high school and even college need direction to help them maximize their time and capabilities and this is what getSMART is about! You might even call it getSMARTer!"
"Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence." - Robert Frost
Some of the topics included in the new app: -
-- What Does It Take to Be Smart? -- To Learn from Experience or to Learn from Others? -- Building a Knowledge Base -- The Seven Learning Secrets -- Is College for Everyone? -- The Student's Declaration of Importance and Terms of Engagement -- The Education Anthem - Composed by Bruno Valenti
As a final word on the subject, Ince agrees that each student should make it mission-critical to be educationally Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Timely (SMART) to reach their goals.
About The Motivators Inc.
The Motivators Inc. is an educational company that develops learning tools to inspire students, middle school through college. The organization's leadership team is comprised of Senior Content Researcher Jennifer Agard and founder Wyne Ince. Agard holds multiple degrees, including an MBA and Ph.D. in Organizational Management and Technology. Ince holds a bachelor in Computer Science from CUNY and a MS in Telecommunication and Information Management from NYU Polytechnic University. Wyne can be reached at 704-469-0632 or Email.
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