The Kid Should See This. Communication In the realm of biology in general, communication often occurs through visual, auditory, or biochemical means. Human communication is unique for its extensive use of language. Non-human communication is studied in the field of biosemiotics. Nonverbal communication Verbal communication Effective verbal or spoken communication is dependent on a number of factors and cannot be fully isolated from other important interpersonal skills such as non-verbal communication, listening skills and clarification. Written communication and its historical development Over time the forms of and ideas about communication have evolved through the continuing progression of technology. The progression of written communication can be divided into three "information communication revolutions": Communication is thus a process by which meaning is assigned and conveyed in an attempt to create shared understanding. Business communication Effective communication Physical barriers.
iBooks Ideas I was intrigued that a few people saw my recent article about iBooks Author as a criticism (in the negative sense). That wasn’t my intention at all, and indeed I’m very enthusiastic about the ecosystem (iBooks Author, its file format, iBooks 2 as a reader/viewer, and the iBookstore as a storefront and delivery mechanism). My piece simply acknowledged that, as in any situation, there are trade-offs to be made, and that a book isn’t a project to be undertaken lightly or without due consideration. Earlier today I posted a list of fifteen suggestions, and received a few more in response, and thought I’d write up that list to hopefully inspire potential authors and even traditional publishers. Choose Your Own Adventure. And so forth. I’m excited about the iBooks 2 ecosystem, not just because it’s got people really talking and thinking about education, but because it finally puts a powerful tool into everyone’s hands and says “show me what you can do with this”. Footnotes:
Are You an Ambivert? I have always struggled with the question: “Are you an extrovert or introvert?” Like most people, I don’t quite fit into either category. In this article and video I want to introduce you to the concept of an ambivert: Ambivert: n Someone who exhibits qualities of both introversion and extroversion. Extroversion and introversion describe how someone reacts to people. Research has found that how we react to people is physiological. We can also self-select our tendency towards extroversion. I am drawn to people, I get energy from social gatherings and am pretty outgoing. I will use the terms as labels for the sake of the article, but let’s get one thing straight: It’s Not a Label, It’s a Spectrum Instead of thinking about extroversion or introversion as labels, let’s think about this as an extroversion spectrum: When I talk about the Big 5 Personality traits I explain that there is an extroversion scale. Why Ambiverts Are Awesome 1. First, lets find out how you rank on the scale. 2. 3. 4. Toxic:
How To Do Japanese Gift-Wrapping Japanese-style gift-wrapping, called tsutsumi, uses paper and cloth to create simple but elegant wrappings for gifts, presents and packages. Furoshiki refers to using a large piece of cloth for the wrapping. These techniques are perfect for birthdays, holidays, weddings, or even everyday marketing and shopping. They also support and promote recycling and recycled goods. Trying to figure out wrapping paper with these methods gets really easy, as single sheets of paper work well to not only wrap most common items, but that's exactly the sort of paper size that is best for reuse. Gentle colors and contrasting accents are often hallmarks of Asian gift-wrap but there are occasions or styles where you will see bold colors and vibrant patterns. Here is some history, links and videos providing information and tips so you can create these fantastic but simple works of gift-wrapped art for yourself!
How to Be Outgoing: 7 Steps Edit Article Help with Being OutgoingMastering the Art of ConversationThinking Positively, Effectively, and ConfidentlyMaking It EasierBeing a Social Butterfly Edited by Troy, Dan McGillen, BrettCapewell, Falcon Strike and 98 others Contrary to popular belief, you do not have to be confident in order to be outgoing. Think about it. You've probably known people who were insecure and outgoing at the same time. Ad Steps Part 1 of 4: Mastering the Art of Conversation 1Foster your curiosity about people. 9Note your body language. Part 2 of 4: Thinking Positively, Effectively, and Confidently 1Want it...for the right reasons. 7Think of past successes. Part 3 of 4: Making It Easier 1Set goals. 7Take risks. Part 4 of 4: Being a Social Butterfly
Den oändliga historien Just när det kändes som att samtalsklimatet blivit mildare, som att barns rättigheter hamnat lite mer i fokus och vuxnas oro lite mer i bakgrunden slår Nyhetsmorgon i tv4 till med full kraft. De har en barnpsykolog som svarar på tittarnas frågor ibland och idag valde hon att prata om nätpedofiler. Ni får själva se klippet och göra er en uppfattning men i min värld var det som att kliva fem år tillbaka i tiden. Märkligt nog var hon påläst. Men slutsatserna, att det är skitfarligt för alla hela tiden, de grundar sig inte på de fakta hon redovisade. Psykologen fokuserar mycket på sin egen oro och det verkar vara vuxnas oro som är det viktiga. Det är väldigt tråkigt att ett tv-program med så många tittare avslutar med råd direkt från 90-talet.
11 Superpowers of an Introverted Child There are several myths about kids who are introverts: They are nervousThey don’t like other peopleThey don’t want to be socialThey are basically shy people If you’re an introvert, you are not anti-social, you just react to your environment differently than some kids. You are certainly not shy; in reality, there is a notable difference between introversion and shyness. Shyness manifests when you’re scared of being judged negatively. An introvert is someone who prefers quiet or less stimulating environments—someone who recharges his or her energy by getting plenty of alone time. Because society often tells us that we can get ahead by coming out of our shells, or being go-getters, introverts can sometimes feel like they are the only ones who want to sit quietly and think. Here are 11 superpowers of introverted children: You have deep friendships You may feel overwhelmed or tired at a big, noisy party, but you love spending time catching up with very close friends. You have amazing ideas
Negen YouTube-kanalen waar je slimmer van wordt Slim zijn wil natuurlijk iedereen, maar om dit te worden moet je meestal de boeken in. In het digitale tijdperk waarin we leven kan het gelukkig ook op een andere manier. YouTube heeft namelijk genoeg kanalen om jezelf iedere dag een stukje slimmer en wijzer te laten worden. Check hieronder de top 9 YouTube-kanalen waar je slim van wordt. 1. Met meer dan 120 video’s online, is Veritas – dat in het Latijns waarheid betekent – een populair kanaal. 2. Ook dit kanaal is al razend populair. 3. C.G.P. 4. Deze korte maar verhelderende filmpjes van Henry Reich laten tekeningen zien in een time-lapse. 5. Eigenlijk zegt de titel al genoeg. 6. Ook SciShow is weer zo’n populair kanaal waar onze hersens uiteindelijk blij mee zijn. 7. En omdat we dan toch slimmer willen worden, doen we dit natuurlijk het liefst zo snel en leuk mogelijk. 8. Wiskunde en wetenschap, dat zijn de twee kernwoorden van het kanaal. 9. Bijna elke week komen ze met een nieuw filmpje.
Social skills Social skill is any skill facilitating interaction and communication with others. Social rules and relations are created, communicated, and changed in verbal and nonverbal ways. The process of learning such skills is called socialization. Eileen Kennedy-Moore posits that there are three processes underlying social skills: seeing, thinking, and doing. Seeing involves being aware of social cues and the situational context, as well as monitoring other people's behavior and reactions. Interpersonal skills are sometimes also referred to as people skills or communication skills. Interpersonal skills are the skills a person uses to communicate and interact with others. The term "interpersonal skills" is used often in business contexts to refer to the measure of a person's ability to operate within business organizations through social communication and interactions. Social psychology is an academic discipline that does research related to social skills or interpersonal skills. ADHD