Most businesses say that your satisfaction is certain, but what does that mean. The difference is that you are making a few suggestions and not selling them anything. Then, a few years ago, I was lucky enough to meet Michael Masterson and I began reading Early to Rise. Try not to walk around with large amounts of cash, showing off huge amounts of jewelery, Read more
Children who live with failure experience negative feelings such as shame, isolation, and anger. These students need guidance to develop personal skills that support their success. According to research conducted by the Frostig Center in Pasadena, six personal attributes form the core characteristics that contribute to success for special needs students. Read more
Two waves of the H1N1 virus have already hit the United States, with estimates that as many as 1 in 8 Americans came down with swine flu. Recently, some officials have been pointing to the 1957-58 flu pandemic and wondering if yet another wave of the virus is on the way.
First, a quick history lesson: The influenza pandemic of 1957-58 hit the country with two waves, similar to swine flu in 2009. Read more
Now that your child’s a big cheese at elementary school, it’s easy to see how much he's grown mentally. It can be challenging to determine what a ten or eleven-year-old fifth grader can understand and what's beyond his comprehension. He may look like a preteen, but there's still some little kid just under the surface.
Jean Piaget, the psychologist credited Read more
SCT integrates a large number of discrete ideas, concepts, and sub-processes into an overall framework for understanding human functioning. Five of the central concepts are described below. For a more complete explanation of SCT, readers are directed to works by Bandura and to the relevant chapters within textbooks on learning.
Observational Learning/Modeling. Read more
One of the dreaded areas of the IELTS examination is the Speaking part. This part assesses the examinee’s ability to express opinions and information based on a list of questions. The examiner is a trained interviewee who will be assessing and conversing with the examinee for 11-14 minutes long.
What you need to know about Speaking Examination
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Mitochondria are organelles found in nearly all eukaryotic cells with approximate size 0.5 to 10µm in diameter which are most famous for their ability to produce Adenosine-5′-triphosphate (ATP) – which is the molecular unit of currency of energy transfer within the cell; by means of oxidative phosphorylation during aerobic respiration. Read more
By Dr. Alvin Chan Kok Chuen
The greatest discovery of my generation (about 1900) is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
‘Sow a thought, reap an action. Sow an action, reap a habit. Sow a habit, reap a character. Sow a character, reap a destiny.’
Attitudes-Based Learning Read more
Before January 12, Charleus Louristan, Widny Laurent, and Modline Occy were working toward a brighter future by studying carrelage (laying paving stones) as participants in EDC’s Haitian Out-of-School Youth Livelihood Project (IDEJEN).
Then the earthquake struck Haiti, changing their worlds forever. Despite what they endured that day, Louristan, Laurent, and Occy Read more
By Joe Pagano
Since mathematics as a whole is a difficult subject to learn, maybe different approaches are needed in the teaching of this discipline. Certainly the hands-on approach gives students a tactile perspective to the inner workings of this subject, while the real-life applications approach lets students see and understand how mathematics Read more