We seem to have lost the art of having meaningful conversations without upsetting each other. Can we learn to be more objective and less personal in our efforts to co-exist in the workplace? It's a skill for sure
Game-based learning scholar Kurt Squire explores how leveraging young people's interest in gaming could encourage greater youth community involvement and deeper connections to civic and political life.
"In recognition of the widespread use of iPad sin schools and general education, Apple recently released a new "Apps for Teachers" http://bit.ly/16HvwHx category in the App Store. You'll find them listed among a wide and extensive list of categories under the "Education Collection" banner."
"Amit Dodani, a 15-year-old from Los Angeles, CA, talks about 'My Name My Story'--his youth-run leadership program to inspire the next generation of leaders."
"I encourage young people like myself to find their passion and run with it! Everyone's talents can be used for the greater good. For an athlete, it may be teaching disabled children how to play their sport. For a musician, it may be holding a charity concert to raise money for cancer. For a scientist, it may be working with corporations on finding new developments in medicine that can cure millions. For a writer, it may be writing inspirational poetry that moves people in healthy directions. For me, it is public speaking. I recently realized my words really can make a difference."
Video games can offer a playful approach to learning a new concept, providing a jumping off point for diving deeply into a topic. Games can’t do all the teaching, but they are an engaging way to get kids thinking -- even about ethics.
via Mashable There’s a reason you learned more from Bill Nye than your actual science teacher. Mr. Nye made learning fun. If your middle/high school student is struggling to grasp some concepts in school, there’s an app for that.
Vancouver Sun Chuck Chiang: Canada must try harder to attract Chinese investment Vancouver Sun After all, the past few years have seen a flurry of Chinese business activity in Canada, especially in British Columbia and Alberta.
Thanks for sharing . Some good tips here. Recently I attended a presentation through Sliding.ca. My takeaway...One slide One message. Emphasize the verbal & Downplay the visual. You should stand out over your slides!
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