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Six Keys to Being Excellent at Anything

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I've been playing tennis for nearly five decades. I love the game and I hit the ball well, but I'm far from the player I wish I were. I've been thinking about this a lot the past couple of weeks, b...
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A classic by modern standards about achieving awesome.

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Educator as Model Learner

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The educator's role has or should change in this age of information abundance or Education 2.0-3.0.  The educator's role has always been to model and demonstrate effective learning, but  somewhere ...
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Are you a lead learner in your classroom?
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Why can't those TDSB trustees play well with others? - Toronto Star

Why can't those TDSB trustees play well with others? - Toronto Star | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
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Why can't those TDSB trustees play well with others?
Toronto Star
If you set a reality show based on Canada's largest school board, you'd call it Trustees Gone Wild.
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I cannot help but shake my head when I hear about the ongoing gong show  performed by the current trustees of the TDSB. Here is an organization that asks its clients to work together, lead the way into the future and be good citizens. Yet, is incapable of achieving one, let alone all of these skills. Time for the students to lead so that the leaders may follow and learn how it's done.

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Michigan Football Team Embraces Special Player

OLIVET, Mich. (WKRC) -- A Michigan middle school football team goes behind their coach's back to give a developmentally disabled player a special moment. CBS...
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You cannot help but be transformed when you think of others ahead of yourself. What if every HS and college team was able to impact a member of their school like this? This video is an incredible example of selflessness. WARNING: Tears may flow.

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The AMAZEBALLS Thing These 7 Teens Did

The AMAZEBALLS Thing These 7 Teens Did | Constant Learning | Scoop.it
We just wrapped up our Pics for Pets campaign and got a whopping 6,742 submitted photos. Even more amazeballs: 310 (and counting!
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If the youth lead, the leaders will follow.

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Tweet from @ryanallis

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Where is your star?

How do/did you navigate it to the centre?

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Learn that failure is good

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Children need to be taught that failure is frequent and normal - only by learning to lose can we achieve success.
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Frequent

Attempts

In

Learning

We must be utterly unafraid of failing. In fact it is essential that we do so in order to allow our learners to see how we deal with missing the mark. We must be model effort, reflection, recuperation and redress.

 

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First Follower: Leadership Lessons from Dancing Guy

Official transcript at http://sivers.org/ff --- If you've learned a lot about leadership and making a movement, then let's watch a movement happen, start to ...
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Great example of how a movement gains momentum. As my dad always said, "You can't be a leader without a following." 

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Myers-Briggs Type Infographic

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Knowing your Myers-Briggs Type can help you identify the typical strengths and weaknesses in your natural personality. Working on the known weakness for your
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Who are you?

I lean in around the ENFP and ENFJ.

Does this mean I'm going to be poor?

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