Jeu d'écriture 1 : le logorallye. Comme je vous l’ai annoncé hier, j’ai décidé de lancer une nouvelle rubrique « Jeux d’écriture » dans laquelle je publierai un texte chaque semaine. Il s’agira d’écrire, à chaque fois d’une manière différente, Le corbeau et le renard de Jean de La Fontaine, en respectant des contraintes d’écriture préalablement définies comme : ne pas utiliser certaines lettres, écrire en alexandrins, insister sur certaines sonorités… Cette rubrique a deux objectifs : Vous partager des écrits amusants destinés à vous montrer ce que l’on peut obtenir par le pouvoir des mots.
Les textes n’auront rien d’original du point de vue du fond puisqu’il s’agira à chaque fois de la même histoire. En revanche, vous constaterez que le style peut apporter une vraie plus-value et transformer une bête citrouille en carrosse. Aujourd’hui, je m’attaque au premier exercice de la newsletter : le logorallye. Le but est de se forcer à intégrer des mots à l’intérieur d’un texte. Voilà le travail ! Vous avez aimé cet article ? Ten Takeaway Tips for Teaching Critical Thinking.
Suggestions from educators at KIPP King Collegiate High School on how to help develop and assess critical-thinking skills in your students. Ideally, teaching kids how to think critically becomes an integral part of your approach, no matter what subject you teach. But if you're just getting started, here are some concrete ways you can begin leveraging your students' critical-thinking skills in the classroom and beyond. 1. Questions, questions, questions. Questioning is at the heart of critical thinking, so you want to create an environment where intellectual curiosity is fostered and questions are encouraged. For Jared Kushida, who teaches a global politics class called War and Peace at KIPP King Collegiate, "lecturing" means integrating a flow of questions throughout a lesson. In the beginning stages, you may be doing most of the asking to show your students the types of questions that will lead to higher-level thinking and understanding. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
Work with Your Hands, Whatever You Do | Operating Instructions. Photo via Lennart Tange. We think we have it easy. People in times past worked harder than we do, that’s for sure. Even simple tasks, like filling a bathtub with warm water or baking a loaf of bread, once required a great deal more labor than they do now. Now, of course, we just turn a lever, or press a button. A lot of our jobs aren’t much different. We certainly have it easier than did, say, the guys who dug the now discarded canals across our country. Imagine being a farmer in the early 20th century. Imagine being a craftsman around the same time. Both of these, the farmer and the craftsman, represent ideals of stewardship and discipline now missing from our culture. Moreover, the link between work and provision has become indirect. This isn’t an argument that we all ought to move back to subsistence farming, as appealing as that fantasy might be.
Our souls long for our work to be meaningful and modernity has rendered work meaningless for many of us. It might be a garden. Spotting Emotional Manipulation. 5 Secrets to Being Happy, Backed by Research. We all wanna be happier, right? Thing is, depression is at epic levels. More people are unhappy and they’re getting miserable at an even younger age. From Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment: In the United States, rates of depression are ten times higher today than they were in the 1960s, and the average age for the onset of depression is fourteen and a half compared to twenty-nine and a half in 1960.
You don’t want to be part of this trend. Tal Ben-Shahar taught the most popular class at Harvard University — and it was all about happiness. Tal’s going to teach you and me what creates happiness in the big picture, what makes home and work more joyful, daily rituals you can use to boost good feelings, and the happiness mistakes you don’t even know you’re making. Let’s get to it… 1) You Need Pleasure… And Meaning Pleasure makes you happy. The research shows we also need meaning. (For more on how to find what is meaningful for you, click here.) 2) Map Your Life Sum Up.
How Human Beings React To Graphics. 7 ways to practice emotional first aid. You put a bandage on a cut or take antibiotics to treat an infection, right? No questions asked. In fact, questions would be asked if you didn’t apply first aid when necessary. So why isn’t the same true of our mental health? We are expected to just “get over” psychological wounds — when as anyone who’s ever ruminated over rejection or agonized over a failure knows only too well, emotional injuries can be just as crippling as physical ones.
We need to learn how to practice emotional first aid. Here are 7 ways to do so: Pay attention to emotional pain — recognize it when it happens and work to treat it before it feels all-encompassing. Yes, practicing emotional hygiene takes a little time and effort, but it will seriously elevate your entire quality of life.
See Guy Winch’s TED Talk, Why we all need to practice emotional first aid. Manipulation - Lifehacker. Are You Empathic? 3 Types of Empathy and What They Mean. You might recall President Bill Clinton's famous quote, "I feel your pain. " It suggested that he had empathy and it made him seem more human and in touch with his constituents. Did he really mean it? And, is feeling someone else's pain a good thing, or a bad thing? Psychologist Mark Davis has suggested that there are 3 important types of empathy.
A second type of empathy, and one that is represented (literally) by Clinton's comment, Davis terms "Personal Distress. " Bill Clinton didn't really mean that he felt someone's pain (i.e., vicariously felt the other's emotion). These 3 types of empathy represent different aspects of our personalities. Years ago we conducted a study with hospice nurses caring for terminally-ill patients. In reality, we all have some level of each of the types of empathy. Emotions. Contrasting and categorization of emotions. The contrasting and categorisation of emotions describes how emotions are thought to relate to each other. Various recent proposals of such groupings are described in the following sections.
Contrasting basic emotions The following table, based on a wide review of current theories, identifies and contrasts the fundamental emotions according to a set of definite criteria. The three key criteria used include mental experiences that: have a strongly motivating subjective quality like pleasure or pain;are in response to some event or object that is either real or imagined;motivate particular kinds of behaviour.
The combination of these attributes distinguish the emotions from sensations, feelings and moods. HUMAINE's proposal for EARL (Emotion Annotation and Representation Language) The emotion annotation and representation language (EARL) proposed by the Human-Machine Interaction Network on Emotion (HUMAINE) classifies 48 emotions. Parrott's emotions by groups Body Language ⭐ The Emotionary | HOW ARE YOU FEELING TODAY? Emotions Chart ⭐