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Top 10 Discipline Tips for Kids with Oppitional Defiant Disorder. Raising a child with oppositional defiant disorder can be extremely frustrating because you feel like everything is a constant battle.

Top 10 Discipline Tips for Kids with Oppitional Defiant Disorder

You just want your child to do his homework, pick up his toys, get dressed for school, etc. and you are constantly faced with refusal. As a behavior specialist and school psychologist I have had many parents and teachers ask for advice on how to handle this kind of defiant behavior. Using Gaming Principles to Engage Students. Game designers understand how to make games memorable and "sticky" in the sense that, even when you aren't playing the game, you're still thinking about solving its problems and puzzles.

Using Gaming Principles to Engage Students

As teachers, how might we make our projects and content as sticky as games? How can we engage kids in thoughtful learning even after they leave the classroom? How teachers can best use TED Talks in class. What happens when a teacher mixes Madame Bovary and a TED Talk?

How teachers can best use TED Talks in class

Good things, actually. Lies We Tell Our Kids. My friend Greg Doss is an educator.

Lies We Tell Our Kids

He recently told me about Annie, a high school student who was ranked among the top five in her class. She always wanted to know who was ranked above her and how they could possibly be taking more A.P. classes than she was. It didn’t surprise me to learn that Annie never received a grade below an “A.” If she ever did, she’d approach her teacher and get permission to re-submit the assignment. It always worked. After graduation, Annie soon learned that post-secondary education is a completely different story. Why We Need Caring Classrooms. 5 Ways to Help Your Students Become Better Questioners. The humble question is an indispensable tool: the spade that helps us dig for truth, or the flashlight that illuminates surrounding darkness.

5 Ways to Help Your Students Become Better Questioners

Questioning helps us learn, explore the unknown, and adapt to change. That makes it a most precious “app” today, in a world where everything is changing and so much is unknown. And yet, we don’t seem to value questioning as much as we should. For the most part, in our workplaces as well as our classrooms, it is the answers we reward -- while the questions are barely tolerated. Teacher talking time, control it to keep your students focussed. Teacher talking time in your English language classroom Teacher talking time is often forgotten.

Teacher talking time, control it to keep your students focussed

Teacher talking time is particularly relevant when teaching English to foreigners because it stops your students from talking. Tips for Creating Wow-Worthy Learning Spaces. "Look at your learning space with 21st-century eyes: Does it work for what we know about learning today, or just for what we knew about learning in the past?”

Tips for Creating Wow-Worthy Learning Spaces

-The Third Teacher Does your classroom mirror the rectilinear seating arrangement popular in Sumerian classrooms, circa 2000 BCE?,2NZCL,9ZWGN4,9R06W,1. TeachThought - Learn better. Literature, Ethics, Physics: It’s All In Video Games At This Norwegian School.

Aleksander Husoy’s classes use video games as text and context at the school in Norway.

Literature, Ethics, Physics: It’s All In Video Games At This Norwegian School

By Paul Darvasi A group of Norwegian high school seniors sit in religious studies class, absorbed by a moral conundrum unfolding in the midst of a zombie apocalypse. Their teacher, Tobias Staaby, is screening a scene from the critically acclaimed video game, The Walking Dead, which depicts a knotty ethical dilemma confronting the group of rag-tag survivors: Supplies are running low and only four food items are left to ration, but there are 10 hungry mouths to feed.

TeachThought - Learn better. Understanding Developmental Needs - Team Management Skills from Helping Your People Reach Peak Performance How can you help your people grow?

Understanding Developmental Needs - Team Management Skills from

© iStockphoto/DNY59 What's worse than training your workers and losing them? Not training them and keeping them. – Zig Ziglar, author and motivational speaker. While most managers know that training is essential for team success, many don't take the time to understand team members' individual needs. Learning Styles - Learning skills from Understanding Your Learning Preference Understand different learning styles, with James Manktelow & Amy Carlson.

Learning Styles - Learning skills from

Have you ever tried to learn something fairly simple, yet failed to grasp the key ideas? Cognitive Load Theory - Information and Learning Skills From Helping People Learn Effectively It can be difficult to make progress if your working memory is overloaded. © iStockphoto/alandj Have you ever been on a course where the trainer went through his material so quickly that you barely learned a thing? Or maybe the content was so complex that it went completely over your head? TeachThought - Learn better. Creating Assignments That Work for Digital Learning Environments. Assessment. Building Trust Inside Your Team - Team Management Skills From Creating a Strong, Cohesive Group Build trust between team members. 11 Major Teaching Mistakes to Avoid. Transformational Leadership - Becoming an Inspirational Leader. Becoming an Inspirational Leader Transformational leaders inspire and support their people. © iStockphoto/aydinmutlu Molly is someone everyone respects.

Her team members are fiercely loyal, and they're highly successful – as individuals, and as a team. In contrast, other leaders in the organization report that their people seem disengaged. Mission and Vision Statements - Strategy Skills Training From Unleashing the Power of Purpose How to create mission and vision statements, with James Manktelow & Amy Carlson. Imagine going to work each day, full of purpose and conviction. You strongly believe in your organization's values, and you are passionately committed to its mission. List of concept- and mind-mapping software.

Concept-mapping and mind-mapping software are used to create diagrams of relationships between concepts, ideas or other pieces of information. It has been suggested that the mind mapping technique can improve learning/study efficiency up to 15% over conventional note taking.[1] There are a number of software packages and websites that allow the creation of, or otherwise support mind maps.

File format[edit] Using a standard file format allows interchange of files between various programs. Mind Mapping Training from A Powerful Approach to Note-Taking (Also known as Mind Mapping, Concept Mapping, Spray Diagrams, and Spider Diagrams) Inspiration Software, Inc. - The Leader in Visual Thinking and Learning.

Creative Education Foundation (CEF) - Where Brainstorming Began. Teacher Burnout: 4 Warning Signs. Image credit: iStockphoto. Homework, Sleep, and the Student Brain. At some point, every parent wishes their high school aged student would go to bed earlier as well as find time to pursue their own passions -- or maybe even choose to relax.

To Advance Education, We Must First Reimagine Society. TP-Theatre presents Interactive Design Theatre (HD) - Alice is bullied. Bullying advice. Cyberbullying. Course: RESPECTING DIVERSITY : A social inclusion programme for schools. Course: RESPECTING DIVERSITY : A social inclusion programme for schools. National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science (NCCSTS)