One-I thought you just had to join a gym. Nope, you have to keep going to the gym. Over and over.
When I first walked in, I was pretty overwhelmed. There's lots of complicated machines and scary equipment. Everyone there looks like they know…
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After trading for 4 centuries, the worldwide company recently took a long hard look at itself to find out where it wanted to go in the…Continue
Added by Joyce Matthews on July 23, 2015 at 3:30am — No Comments
I started my challenging immersion into the thrilling world of knowledge when I was only 3-years old when I became a pupil at preparatory classes. When I finished my primary education, I asked my parents to let me continue my further studying at college. That was the first step to molding such abilities of mine as commitment, leadership and dedication - understanding that only hard work and everyday work everyday can bring positive results and achievements. The adaptation period in different…Continue
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Due to the advancement in technology, educators have access to smart tools that help simplify the teaching process. Teaching has evolved over the years and with the availability of a variety of tools and options, it has become a rather fun learning experience for everyone. There are certain…
Added by Lynn Usrey on July 17, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments
To lead, you have to know where you are going. Which isn’t always easy.
For some people it’s easier to work out where you don’t want to be first.
When Richard Branson found himself ‘bumped’ from his flight to the British Virgin Islands, he didn’t want…Continue
As PDE grapples with the Keystone Civics and Government exam, today makes me wonder how many educators could pass the citizenship exam. Hmmm!
Added by Lenni D. Nedley on July 4, 2015 at 4:28pm — No Comments
It is rather difficult to teach students, but to motivate them is even harder. At schools and even at colleges you have to contact with children who try to reject someone else's influence. And the fact is that this rejection is a logical result of misconception of the roles of both. It is possible to overcome the conflict of generations, and you can touch the children, and they can hear you. If you are so lucky to succeed and make student listen, then you can motivate them to…Continue
Richard Branson is a successful and inspirational leader; as founder of the Virgin Group he leads more than 400 different companies.
He started Virgin Airlines over thirty years ago when he was ‘bumped’ from his expected flight to the British Virgin Islands. He had to get there…Continue
Added by Joyce Matthews on July 1, 2015 at 6:15am — No Comments
Preparing for college is a very important goal for parents and their children. Ideally, the work towards this opportunity should begin before your child is in high school. To ensure the success of your child, it’s vital to educate them about college days thoroughly. It’s a well-known fact that college…Continue
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It is the first day of school. A kindergarten teacher is calling the names of her students as any other year. She keeps repeating the name Johnny. No response. As she concludes her roster, one child remains nameless. It is Johnny. However, he does not know his first name, because everyone at home calls him by his nickname-J-Boy.
As teachers and principals talk about what is needed to help prepare students better for first grade, the topic of vocabulary and conversation…Continue
Added by Lenni D. Nedley on June 23, 2015 at 11:25pm — No Comments
Identifying leaders is easy; once you know what to look for.
Selecting leaders was so much easier thousands of years ago. It was the biggest, strongest and fittest human who was chosen as the leader. Height, muscles and a healthy body are easy to see, so it was easy to…Continue
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The Internet has changed writing forever.…Continue
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Who wouldn't want to be a ‘inspirational’ school leader?
It’s an overused and highly coveted adjective when it comes to describing great leaders; leaders who have a positive impact on peoples lives.
How do they do it? Everybody wants to know, and every…Continue
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Choosing your baby’s name can be a very tough experience. A name is a person’s identity and this name helps define the person. . Sometimes it’s easy. Usually, it’s not. Some a lot of discussion and research are required. There’s so much to consider, but the most important thing to remember is to love the name. There are some tips to help you make the right decision.
1. Research the Meaning
2. Write Down the Name
3. Say It Aloud
4. Check the…
The Internet has given us an access to thousands of online resources, including a great variety of educational ones. Owing to this both students and educators can get more helpful information and achieve greater results in a short period of time. The following article intends to feature 10…Continue
Added by Julie Petersen on May 25, 2015 at 11:19am — No Comments
Technology runs almost every area of our lives in various forms. We embrace technology not only at home, at work but even in schools. Incorporating new technologies into the classroom is the latest trend in this digital age. Thus, many educators have evolved their practice and now using new teaching…Continue
Leading change to help school practitioners embrace not only technology in teaching but in assessment, grading, and outcomes can be a challenge. Systemic, meaningful change from an environment of rote learning to the collaborative nature in a 1:1 environment can be met with resistance. With his experience as an implementation change agent, Dr. Dillon served as coach, mentor and guide for school leaders and School Improvement Teams embarking on this change.
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