Lessons From Six Months as a Freelance Travel Writer The end of March marked my sixth month as a freelancer travel writer. I’ve finally hit a good groove with the whole shebang and it’s nice to see things coming together. Before I quit my job and dived right into working for myself, I told myself over and over again that it wouldn’t be a walk in the park. In fact, I prepared myself for the worst – no work, no money, and a whole host of regrets. Design of the Learning Space: Learning and Design Principles © 2005 Chris Johnson and Cyprien Lomas EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 40, no. 4 (July/August 2005): 16–28. Chris Johnson is Senior Consultant, Learning Technologies, at the University of Arizona. Cyprien Lomas is Director of the Learning Centre, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, at the University of British Columbia.
14 Bloom's Taxonomy Posters For Teachers 14 Brilliant Bloom’s Taxonomy Posters For Teachers by TeachThought Staff Bloom’s Taxonomy is a useful tool for assessment design, but using it only for that function is like using a race car to go to the grocery–a huge waste of potential.
Why Creating a Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful For the majority of my child and adult life I never considered myself a “morning person.” I was a night owl. During my architecture school career I worked late through the night and slept in the mornings. When I started working at an Architecture firm, I conformed to getting up at 7am… but I didn’t enjoy it. Mountain Hazelnuts Group We are a dedicated team of agricultural, business, and development professionals determined to build a world-class, triple bottom-line venture and become a major player in the global hazelnut market. Over a five-year period, Mountain Hazelnut Venture (MHV) will plant 10 million hazelnut trees, which have been carefully selected from some of the world’s most productive, blight-resistant, and nutritious varieties. Our local partners in this endeavor are Bhutanese farmers, who will raise the trees and harvest the nuts according to international best practices.
How to Build Your Network If you were to ask your colleagues, “Who was Paul Revere?” most would probably know the answer. He was, after all, immortalized in the Longfellow poem that begins, “Listen, my children, and you shall hear of the midnight ride of Paul Revere.” Yet how many of your colleagues, students of American history aside, would be familiar with William Dawes? Against "Innovation" #CNIE2014 Here are the notes and the slides from my keynote today at the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education conference. When I first was asked a couple of months ago to let the conference organizers know the title for my keynote today, I quickly glanced at the theme of the event and crafted some lengthy, semi-provocative phrase that would, I hoped, allow me to make the argument here that I make fairly often: There’s a significant divide — a political and financial and cultural and surely a pedagogical divide — between the technology industry (Silicon Valley in particular) and the education sector when it comes to thinking about the future of teaching and learning and also when it comes to thinking about the meaning of “innovation.”
Confidence Tips: 6 Steps to Self-Assurance From Dr. Phil By Dr. Phil McGraw Few of us feel totally invincible all the time — including me. If you throw me into a social setting where I’m forced to make small talk, my normally solid self-assurance can waver. Fortunately, confidence doesn’t come in fixed quantities. And if you’re brimming with it in one part of your life, you’re well-positioned to boost it in others.