Motivational Quotes of the Day Selected from Laura Moncur's Motivational Quotations - April 15, 2014 We shall not fail or falter; we shall not weaken or tire...Give us the tools and we will finish the job. Sir Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965), BBC radio broadcast, Feb 9, 1941 The most important thing is to be whatever you are without shame. Rod Steiger
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14 Educational Games to Teach Your Kids About Business If you have ever seen the presentation Shift Happens, then you, like me, likely lose sleep over the fact that our educational system really isn’t set up to teach our children real-life business and entrepreneurial skills. Take a look at a few facts from the movie: The top 10 jobs we will have in 2010 did not exist in 2004 (as in, we are currently educating our children for jobs that don’t exist yet)In 2004, Nintendo invested more than $140 million dollars in research and development, yet the US Government spent less than half that much on research and innovation in educationA week’s worth of content from the New York Times contains more information than a person was likely to come across in a lifetime in the 18th century. One of the driving forces behind the content on this site is to encourage and push more people to go into business for themselves rather than depend on a company for income, which in my mind is more risky than being an entrepreneur.
Use Classroom Contests as Student Motivational and Classroom Mangement Tools. Incorporating classroom contests (and of course the contests giveaways) in your classroom programs are a fabulous way of building student motivation and managing your classroom effectively. Twice a year in my class, we had a contest each of which lasted for one month: 1. A Halloween contest in October.2. An Easter contest in March or April. In my class my students always sat in groups of 4-6.
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