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Well Being and informal learning
A place to find tips on how to use your time to learn and live to learn, explore and be curious. Learning techniques to help you at home and in the workplace
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Top tips, learning techniques and models used by Crocus Coaching

Top tips, learning techniques and models used by Crocus Coaching | Well Being and informal learning | Scoop.it
A wealth of ideas and resources for team, personal exercises and workshops. Background into the many approaches and methodologies we use in our offerings.
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Want to find a learning and development technique to help you? Then look no further and explore this site for an overview of the most commonly used techniques we use in learning and development.

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Well-being, Stress reduction and finding peace in your world

Crocus coaching and workshops focus on how energy levels and time management link to reducing stress through different techniques e.g. Mindfulness Based Stress
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Why Feedback is a Dirty Word

Why Feedback is a Dirty Word | Well Being and informal learning | Scoop.it
We all know feedback is important for growth, improvement and affirmation of good performance. But that knowledge doesn’t make it any easier to receive feedback. So why do we dread feedback and how can we get in a better mindset to receive it?
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30 Questions to Ask Your Kid Instead of "How Was Your Day?"

30 Questions to Ask Your Kid Instead of "How Was Your Day?" | Well Being and informal learning | Scoop.it
The question "How was your day?" is a conversation killer, especially for kids. Here are 30 alternatives that will inspire more than a grunt in reply.
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Addressing Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs with Technology

Addressing Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs with Technology | Well Being and informal learning | Scoop.it

A major criticism I have of most educational institutions is that their primary focus is on students' intellectual and cognitive development. Too often individual learner's needs do not enter into...


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, January 30, 2015 9:15 PM

This is another good summary of Maslow.

 

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Using the SARA Model to Learn from 360-Degree Feedback | DecisionWise Leadership Intelligence Blog

Using the SARA Model to Learn from 360-Degree Feedback | DecisionWise Leadership Intelligence Blog | Well Being and informal learning | Scoop.it

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19 Tips To Impress Literally Everyone You Meet

19 Tips To Impress Literally Everyone You Meet | Well Being and informal learning | Scoop.it
It takes between 34 and 100 milliseconds to make a first impression. Here's how to make it a good one!
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Say yes...then learn how to do it..

."if someone offers you an amazing opportunity and you're not sure you can do it, say yes - then learn how to do it later." - Richard Branson

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 Wise words from a wise man... ..

 

 

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Be Brave for Education - YouTube

The learners of Community Montessori worked for months and months to prepare their amazing rendition of "Brave" by Sara Bareilles. Enjoy! Learn more about th...
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Born to Learn

Born to Learn is the first animation in a fascinating series aimed to provide easy-access to the exciting new discoveries constantly being made about how humans learn!
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The Five Great Lessons from Montessori for Everyone

The Five Great Lessons from Montessori for Everyone | Well Being and informal learning | Scoop.it
This article gives a thorough overview of The Five Great Lessons and how they unify the elementary curriculum.
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How to network without being annoying

How to network without being annoying | Well Being and informal learning | Scoop.it
While some people have a natural knack for small talk with references to work dotted here and there, giving out business cards left right and centre, many of us find networking events at best a chore and at worst a nightmare.
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How To Be Less Quiet And Contribute To Group Conversations | www.succeedsocially.com

How To Be Less Quiet And Contribute To Group Conversations | www.succeedsocially.com | Well Being and informal learning | Scoop.it
Many people know what it's like to often hear others remark that they're quiet. Most often this comes up in group situations. If you don't say much during a one-on-one meeting it usually just leads to the conversation ending. However, when they're with a bunch of people someone can sit back, not say anything, and let the others carry on the discussion.
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Crocus Coaching and Development | Professional Business and Personal Coaching, Training Mentoring Mindfulness MBTI SDI workshops based in Hertfordshire UK

Crocus Coaching and Development | Professional Business and Personal Coaching, Training Mentoring Mindfulness MBTI SDI workshops based in Hertfordshire UK | Well Being and informal learning | Scoop.it
Professional accredited business coach mentor MBTI Certified Mindfulness SDI Well-being development training Human Resource Consulting Life Coach
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#1 Survival Skill For Leaders In A VUCA World

#1 Survival Skill For Leaders In A VUCA World | Well Being and informal learning | Scoop.it
To survive and thrive in volative, uncertain, complex & ambiguous world, the leader of the future must possess learning agility.

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Karl Wabst's curator insight, September 2, 2013 12:25 AM

Unlearn, Learn and Relearn! Repeat.

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Learning Agility is something every leader should (aspire to) have. "Learning Agility is about figuring out what to do when you don’t know what to do!"

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From Visible Thinking Routines to 5 Modern Learning Routines

From Visible Thinking Routines to 5 Modern Learning Routines | Well Being and informal learning | Scoop.it
I have been a fan of Visible Thinking Routines which were developed by Project Zero from Havard, for a while now. I have used these routines with students, as  blogging routines and in professional...

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, January 31, 2015 7:25 PM

Teachers are first amongst equals in classrooms. Their role modeling of learning is essential to the learning of students.

 

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veroco's curator insight, February 10, 2015 12:42 PM

Nice vision : the "modern learning" routines => Read - Comment - Write / Watch - Do - Teach / Contribute - Feedback - Grow... 

Dr. Deborah Brennan's curator insight, April 2, 2015 9:34 AM

These thinking routines can help teachers move toward teaching processes for learning rather than content alone.  In the era of ever increasing knowledge, we need to help students learn how to learn.

 

That being said, these routines can also be used as a model for teachers by using them as options for professional development, 

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Using the AID Model for Giving Feedback

This is a brief demonstration on how to use the AID model. 1) State the ACTION you observed, 2) Describe the IMPACT you believe occurred as a result of the a...

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25 Signs You’re Succeeding At Life (Even If It Doesn’t Feel Like It)

25 Signs You’re Succeeding At Life (Even If It Doesn’t Feel Like It) | Well Being and informal learning | Scoop.it
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Blended, 70-20-10, facilitation, interactive, action learning, experiential learning,

Blended, 70-20-10, facilitation, interactive, action learning, experiential learning, | Well Being and informal learning | Scoop.it
Training, workshops and courses are facilitated to encourage exploration, curiosity and the fundamental benefit of learning and sustaining this after the event.
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Why I Don’t Have a Five Year Plan ~ Levo League

The "five year plan" has been a safe way to try and plan for a future that I cannot fully control. It feels great.
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Anxiety: Hibernate, Adapt, or Migrate: Summer Beretsky at TEDxWilliamsport

Summer Beretsky enjoys writing about her experiences with anxiety, panic, and Paxil. She had her first panic attack as an undergrad at Lycoming College and p...
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Summer explains how we have a choice about the environment we work, and whether we might decide to hibernate, adapt or mmigrate...having been on this journey myself I found this a powerful story told  with great conviction which will touch your very core if you relate to it in any way...

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