Facebook Twitter

Mistaken_goals.html. About wordmap Adapted from the book "Maintaining Sanity in the Classroom, illustrated teaching techniques" by Rudolf Dreikurs, et. al. (1982).


All children exhibit goal-seeking behaviors. Dreikurs, a child psychiatrist and educator, observed four principal mistaken goals, listed in the chart below in order of increasing difficulty of treatment. He also found that when attention seeking behaviors fail, the child will next seek power. If this is thwarted, then the child seeks revenge, and finally when this fails, the child avoids contact, having become completely discouraged. Similarly, adults have the same mistaken goals. If you are sensitive to your own feeling states, the following chart will help you identify the four mistaken goals of children, and provide a few useful corrective measures. Your Feelings Likely Goal Corrective Measure 1. Last updated 14 August 1995 Copyright © 1995 by Duen Hsi Yen, All rights reserved. E-mail: yen@noogenesis.com Return to the wordmap. Index of /handouts.

Skip navigation links.

Index of /handouts

The 13 Most Important Numbers in the Universe - James D. Stein's Cosmic Numbers. In the 17th century, scientists understood three phases of matter—solids, liquids and gases (the discovery of plasma, the fourth phase of matter, lay centuries in the future).

The 13 Most Important Numbers in the Universe - James D. Stein's Cosmic Numbers

Back then, solids and liquids were much harder to work with than gases because changes in solids and liquids were difficult to measure with the equipment of the time. So many experimentalists played around with gases to try to deduce fundamental physical laws. Robert Boyle was perhaps the first great experimentalist, and was responsible for what we now consider to be the essence of experimentation: vary one or more parameter, and see how other parameters change in response. Making the Modern World - Modelling. Any gymnast is familiar with the apparatus known as the beam.

Making the Modern World - Modelling

It is a straight, rigid, horizontal girder, supported solely at its two ends. It is able to withstand the various stresses placed upon it by the gymnast’s manoeuvres without bending or otherwise deforming. Six Ways to Discourage Learning. American Astronomical Society Education Office Amy Singel Southon Chicago Botanic Gardens Intro One way to improve your teaching is to become aware of very common things teachers often do which don't help the learning process, and avoid them!

Six Ways to Discourage Learning

This usually takes some practice, and discussion with others who teach. Six of these behaviors you should note and avoid are: Insufficient "Wait-Time" "Wait-time" is the amount of time after an initial question has been posed before the teacher answers it him or herself; repeats, rephrases, or adds further information to the question; or accepts an answer from a student. Mental information-processing may be accompanied by verbal analyses or proceed in silence.

Students who note that the instructor answers a preponderance of his own questions without waiting for a response soon grow dependent upon the teacher to do their thinking for them. Reglas de higiene matemática « La Ciencia para todos. CTL Events - Award-Winning Teachers on Teaching. Below is a list of memorable lectures on teaching, organized according to topic, by teaching-award-winning Stanford faculty.

CTL Events - Award-Winning Teachers on Teaching

Click on the links immediately below to jump to the topic or talk that interests you. Topics: Case Method Teaching: PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT. 64EmailShare All-nighters, energy drinks, marathon study sessions: many students push themselves to extremes when preparing for exams.


But if you are really committed to doing your best, you may want to put down that Red Bull and pick up a stack of index cards. Yes, Flashcards–one of the oldest study methods around–is actually one of the most effective. And now, with the proliferation of mobile devices, you can take advantage of the same benefits of flashcards in a new digitized form. Sugata Mitra - Los niños pueden aprender por sí mismos. Learningscience.org.

Education Inspiration #1. Videos By Topic.

Mathematics for Engineering

Create Infographics. La reforma de la Universidad: preguntas erróneas, respuestas incorrectas. El profesor Ernest Lluch insistía en sus magistrales clases de historia del pensamiento económico, que más de la mitad de la resolución correcta de un problema consistía en formular la cuestión a resolver con rigor metodológico y datos ciertos.

La reforma de la Universidad: preguntas erróneas, respuestas incorrectas

Tras escuchar al señor Wert, nuestro ministro de Educación Cultura y Deporte, en la rueda prensa posterior al Consejo de Ministros del pasado viernes 13 de abril, nos ha surgido una seria preocupación respecto a cuál es la naturaleza del examen al que se somete a la comisión de expertos creada para hacer propuestas sobre la gobernanza, el proceso de selección y acreditación del profesorado y los estudiantes, y la economía y las finanzas de las universidades.

El señor ministro Wert no ha dejado de preguntarse desde su toma de posesión por qué no hay ninguna universidad española entre las 100 primeras de los rankings internacionales. El planteamiento de Wert a los expertos para la reforma universitaria está lleno de datos erróneos. Notes on Teaching. John OusterhoutComputer Science DivisionThe University of California at Berkeley Abstract: Teaching, like most forms of communications, isn't a native skill.

Notes on Teaching

It can be learned through practise. Here are some techniques I use to improve my teaching. Personalize: Know the students and how much they are learning. Conceptualize: Extract the key ideas from the details. Free Technology for Teachers.