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Guides on the Side

It’s that time of year when students around the country are crossing off days before school and NCEA examinations. Stress, real stress, more stress.

Teachers around the country can attest to what the media often refer to as an “epidemic” of anxiety and depression afflicting teenagers. 825 more words

Good Health

Why Writing is Like Playing a Sport (and Why It's Not At All)

Writing is like playing a sport: if we want to get better, we have to practice everyday.  

If we want to write, for example, we have to write every morning when we wake up (or, depending on our schedule, every afternoon).   487 more words


Is intrinsic motivation better?

Last week, the British band Lamb played a 21-year anniversary concert in the Amsterdam Paradiso. It was a great show and also a wonderful demonstration of extrinsic and intrinsic motivation. 498 more words


Detach From The Approval Of Others

If you want to be truly free, you must let go of any attachment you have to how others respond to you. What?! Yes! If you do things in order to receive accolades, approval or acceptance, you are setting yourself up for an unhealthy bondage. 249 more words


Pedagogical Innovation and Paradigm Shift in the Introduction to Management Curriculum

What motivated you to pursue this research?

E- Identifying a need for improved introduction to management education, emerging from a complex global business environment of socio- economic challenges for managers.

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Teaching how to. . social skills for kindergarten students

Teaching explicit mathematical concepts, phonics, and other academic skills makes sense. Literally sitting down with your child, or children in your classroom to go over skills and the “how to” of certain concepts is important. 930 more words

Alison Matulich

Embracing the Mundane to Facilitate Whole Life Evolution

As the parent of an unschooler, my priority is to facilitate the intrinsically driven passions of my child in connection and partnership. The rabbit holes he explores are often nothing like I would expect a typical child in school to experience. 1,023 more words

Partnership Paradigm