How to Unstick a Stuck Discussion - Turning Bad Meetings into Creative Meetings. Bringing PEACE to the Classroom. One of the most intriguing, and perhaps intimidating, aspects of walking into a class for the first time and introducing yourself is deciding who you will be.
The teaching persona you present to your students on that first day of class will set the tone for the rest of the semester. As teachers, we get to consciously decide who we will be in the classroom. The creation of our teaching personas deserves careful consideration and is something I frequently discuss with my graduate students prior to their first teaching opportunity. In reflecting on the evolution of my teaching persona over the last two decades, and in discussing how my colleagues have developed and refined their own teaching personas, I offer an overarching recommendation for the basic elements of a teaching persona that will enhance the engagement of the teachers and students and contribute to a vibrant community of teachers and learners in the classroom. Preparation. Expertise. Authenticity. Caring. Engagement. Caring.
Conflict resolution: Wars without end. Ashraf Amra/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images The Israeli–Palestinian conflict has been ongoing for 68 years.
In the seven decades that Colombia has been riven by civil war, the country has seen kidnappings, rapes, terrorist attacks and pitched battles that have cost more than 220,000 lives and displaced millions of people. Negotiations, peace accords and ceasefires have come and gone to little lasting effect. The latest round of this seemingly unending cycle began in August 2012, when the Marxist rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) agreed to meet with the central government in yet another round of peace talks. But the negotiations collapsed in November after the rebels kidnapped a Colombian army general. David Barnhart - Meditator. Dave Baumhart offers a wide variety of flexible mediation services to assist Michigan attorneys in settling their litigation matters, both at the trial and appellate level.
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