INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO
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Public Transit and Density

Public Transit and Density | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, January 14, 2013 10:25 PM

This image is an excellent visualization to use when teaching about density, public transportation and urban planning. 


Questions to Ponder: How is this a persuasive image?  Do you argee with the argument that the planning office is making? Are there something important factors that this image ignores?


Tags: transportation, urban, planning, density, sustainability, unit 7 cities.

Imran Ahmed Khan's comment, January 17, 2013 3:44 PM
Good picture! It defines the growth of the city that impact on urbanization rate, public health, socioeconomic environment. It also tell us that if we reduce vehicles on the road more space and clean environment may we get, that reduce motality and morbadity of several disease especially lung diseases.
Lauren Jacquez's curator insight, April 8, 2013 9:31 PM

What are the benefits for each?  Drawbacks? You decide!

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General Mills: "The Big G"

Anthony Mason takes us inside the history of General Mills, the sixth-largest food company in the world. What began 150 years ago as a flour mill, and whic
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How Schools Can Help Notice and Serve the ‘Quiet Kids’

How Schools Can Help Notice and Serve the ‘Quiet Kids’ | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it
Remember that quiet kid in class who never spoke up? In New York, teachers are learning how to make sure the ideas of introverts don't get overlooked.

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Top 10 Bizarre Clubs From The Past - Listverse

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When we think about clubs and societies from the past, the first thing that comes to mind is the thought of "gentlemen's clubs." With that concept comes th
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What Makes A Great Culture -- And Why Do People Care?

What Makes A Great Culture -- And Why Do People Care? | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

How many people do you know who seem to have an amazing job and workplace…but are still miserable every day? Their office is brand new—beautiful, tall-ceilinged, spick-and-span. They’ve got coffee and juices and gym memberships at their fingertips (at no cost, of course), and an on-site masseuse or childcare specialist. They may even have unlimited vacation time or work-from-home days. Yet, something is off. Even though the office is saturated with top-of-the-line perks, something is missing—a spark that could inspire them to truly love what they do.

 

That missing spark, as you probably know, comes down to culture. Organizations with great cultures provide certain benefits that perks-saturated workplaces can’t deliver. These are the things that build the kind of workplaces that inspire loyalty, happiness, health, and greatness. And they’re not usually things that break the bank, either. Keep reading to discover the top traits, we’ve found, that make a great culture—along with examples from businesses that embody each one. Has your organization embraced them yet?


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Gisele HELOU's curator insight, September 23, 4:15 AM

Perks, cool work spaces, and free lunch are awesome. But, what really makes great cultures are the intangible things—the attitudes, the relationships, and understanding of a shared vision.

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PresenceAtWork (www.presenceatwork.com) specialises in helping organisations create a culture where people really appreciate and understand the value of their own unique traits and strengths and those of their teammates, and help you leverage the whole.  Read why it matters...
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Clinton-Trump Race Narrows on Doorstep of Debates

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The race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump has narrowed.
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13 bizarre Google Street View photos that will leave you confused

13 bizarre Google Street View photos that will leave you confused | INTRODUCTION TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DIGITAL TEXTBOOK(PSYCHOLOGY-ECONOMICS-SOCIOLOGY):MIKE BUSARELLO | Scoop.it

Google Street View has allowed us to explore random streets around the world for almost a decade and there have been a lot of very unusual and funny sights captured along the way.


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