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Why Does Criticism Seem More Effective than Praise?

Why Does Criticism Seem More Effective than Praise? | reading and writing | Scoop.it
When you coach someone or conduct a performance appraisal, where do you tend to focus? Probably on "opportunities for improvement," right? Sure, you mention some positive things, but we'll bet you ...
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This was useful to know because i liked how it talked about how criticism is more often followed by improved performance.

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Focus & Distraction - Finding Balance with Extended Reading, Writing and Thinking Time

Dr. Bill Jenkins discusses how distraction from the internet affects our brain's focus. We need to find balance with extended reading, writing and thinking time.
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i found this to be useful because they used the method where you should just sit and read this and make sure to block everything out. this method was like the one we used in class where you just block everything out and just write

 

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10 Good Apps to Enhance Language Learning, Reading and Writing ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Good Apps to Enhance Language Learning, Reading and Writing ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | reading and writing | Scoop.it
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its nice to know there are apps that are helping people with their english.

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Report: Keep your brain fit in old age by reading, writing now - Tampabay.com

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Report: Keep your brain fit in old age by reading, writing now
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You go to the gym to exercise your muscles, so why not use a "brain gym" to exercise your mind?
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Fairfax reading and writing scores decline

Fairfax reading and writing scores decline | reading and writing | Scoop.it
Overall, Fairfax students bested their peers across the state on standardized tests.
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its crazy to think that if your richer that your going to perform better than those who are poor.

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Reading, writing and playing games may help aging brains stay healthy

Reading, writing and playing games may help aging brains stay healthy | reading and writing | Scoop.it

Mental activities like reading and writing can preserve structural integrity in the brains of older people, according to a new study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).


Via Charles Tiayon
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Its good to know that there are activitities for the brain so it can get smarter.

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Reading Needs Writing! A Vital, But Neglected, Message - Huffington Post

Reading Needs Writing! A Vital, But Neglected, Message - Huffington Post | reading and writing | Scoop.it
Reading Needs Writing! A Vital, But Neglected, Message
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Every language system has two modes: one for producing messages and one for receiving messages. In spoken language, those two modes are speaking and listening.
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this was interesting because i felt that this was true

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