Dr Judith Sunley - Life Coach It sounds corny, but I have been so busy working on some new training material recently that I haven’t had the time to blog about it. My last blog was about self esteem, and I’ve been working on skills and techniques to help people with reflecting on their thought processes, beliefs and “rules” that are limiting, and how to take those first uncertain steps to their new self confident future. You may be surprised to learn that the things that get in the way of building self confidence are often self-made. Self confidence or self-esteem refers to the way we see and think about ourselves, and is our recollection of all the experiences and interpersonal relationships we’ve had in your life. Our minds lay down patterns of learned responses which can become ingrained and affect how we see the world.
The Raptor Reloaded – Enabling The Future The team behind the original Raptor has released the Raptor Reloaded, an updated and re-factored version of the Raptor Hand. The entire device was modeled in Fusion 360, a free CAD tool that can import and export most standard solid body modeling formats such as STEP and IGES. By designing the hand in a tool compatible with numerous CAD packages, we hope to lower the barrier to contribution to the e-NABLE project for engineers and designers. Previously, if a designer wanted to make a small adjustment to a part of a hand, they’d have to rebuild the entire part in their CAD software before they could make the change.
Religion for the Nonreligious The mind…can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven. ― John Milton The mind is certainly its own cosmos. — Alan Lightman You go to school, study hard, get a degree, and you’re pleased with yourself. Kajiura-Teaching Awareness of Stereotyping The Internet TESL Journal Asako Kajiura Goodmacher Introduction As technology develops, the number of situations of communicating with people from different countries has been increasing. In many fields, learning a non-native language is one of the requirements to be successful. Why the Switch to OER Is Easier Than You Think Textbooks Why the Switch to OER Is Easier Than You Think Taking into account library articles, web links, videos, simulations and more, many courses are already using a number of open education resources — and the move to full OER doesn't necessarily mean a total revamp, according to research out of Excelsior College. By Dian Schaffhauser11/09/16
Your Beliefs Do you know what your beliefs are? Your beliefs are what makes you happy right now - or sad. You are what you believe you are – you can accomplish what you believe you can accomplish. September The Buddha was sitting under a tree talking to his disciples when a man came and spit on his face. He wiped it off, and he asked the man, “What next? What do you want to say next?” The man was a little puzzled because he himself never expected that when you spit on somebody’s face, he will ask, “What next?” He had no such experience in his past. He had insulted people and they had become angry and they had reacted.
3D Shapes . Polyhedron There are many types of three-dimensional shapes. You've surely seen spheres and cubes before. In this lesson, you'll learn about polyhedra — three-dimensional shapes whose faces are polygons — and you'll also learn about two special types of polyhedra: prisms and pyramids. Polyhedra A die is in the shape of a cube. A portable DVD player is in the shape of a rectangular prism.