Many people believe you have to be emotionally ready to write. If you are not in the right mood, they argue, don’t even try getting started because it’s not going to work. Yet, many can testify that it is possible to get in the writing mood. Behavior modification theory shows us that emotion follows action, not the other way around. If you don’t feel like doing something, then start doing it and usually your feelings will follow.
During the Morning Buzz that I hosted on Thursday of this year’s conference, myself and the participants brainstorm and shared many of the free tools that we use within our design and development process.
Here is the listing of the tools that we complied as our favorite go to FREE resources.
The most effective presenters use the same techniques as great storytellers: By reminding people of the status quo and then revealing the path to a better way, they set up a conflict that needs to be resolved.
Philosophy Chartshowing the roots of new Ecological Wholistic Paradigm in Art and Philosophy in contrast to those of the ruling Post-modernist/Post-Structuralist and Anglo-American Analytical Philosophy Paradigms
When Whitney Houston sang about children being the future, that’s only because open source wasn’t really much of a thing back in 1986. But it is now, and it’s the future (sorry, kiddos), so teach it well and let it lead the way. The ongoing popularity of free learning resources, classes, certificates, and more has done more to democratize education than anything else since the advent of public schooling. By this point, anyone with Internet access can receive a world-class education on their own terms and, for the most part, at no cost. Thanks to the efforts of the following websites, more and more self-directed learners work independently or in groups to better their minds.
Thu, 11/11/2010 - 20:14 — admin Author: Bunn, Mike Series Edition: Vol. 2 Learning to “read like a writer” can be a great benefit to students. As teachers of writing know, a term goes by too quickly, and there is much to cover. This chapter, however, suggests ways students can improve their interaction with text by reading like writers from the start of a course. Students will find this chapter useful for expanding their writing strategies by helping them learn to identify key moments in texts, moments when the author uses an innovative technique, which they might employ in their own writing. Detailed steps and comments, incorporating the voices of numerous students, will assist you in teaching students how to practice the habit of reading like a writer. Downloads Writing Spaces' texts are made available under Creative Commons licenses, so feel free to download an individual chapter or full volume and host it on your personal website or your class website. Primary Download: Download this chapter Download the entire 2nd volume