Pomodoro Technique and tips

Pomodoro Technique. Timeboxed, Iterative learning method and 12 other tips for getting better learning results.
The Pomodoro Technique and learning tips.

Pomodoro Technique


  1. Pick one project or task you want to focus on.
  2. Set a timer for 25 – 30 minutes, and get to work.
  3. When the buzzer sounds, record the session with a tick or X in your notebook and take a 2 – 5 minutes break.
  4. Repeat.
  5. After four sessions, take a longer break 15 – 30 minutes.

Learning tips

  1. Take notes by hand.
  2. Teach someone else or pretend doing it.
  3. Review what you learned after a few days.
  4. Take study naps to improve recalling what you learned.
  5. Summarize what you learned.
  6. Use sources for different senses.
  7. Discuss learned topics with others.
  8. Learn in a quiet and comfortable study environment.
  9. Put away all distractions.
  10. Try to find connections between concepts.
  11. Shift your focus from challenges to benefits.
  12. Test what you have learned.