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Recruitment for Startups: Tips and Tricks. Your plane of success is ready to take off and you are just waiting for your “A Team” to check in.

Recruitment for Startups: Tips and Tricks

But how long should you wait and how do you bring in the team of your choice? As a Start up employer, it’s very important to find the right people for your new born business. There should be some strategy to look over in your way to search the greatest talent. Start up hiring is the most crucial and frustrating process in the path of success. The difficulty in hiring the right person is that they should be the one who make difference to your business in a positive manner. Tips to Identify the Right Person. The startup fundraising cookbook (8 steps to raising a solid round) I do a significant amount of startup mentoring and I’m often asked about fundraising.

The startup fundraising cookbook (8 steps to raising a solid round)

Like many things, I’ve tried to develop a process and decision making criteria. There will always be exceptions to every rule and the odd startup that can raise a round without much preparation, but the vast majority will require focus and discipline to get it done. Here’s what I recommend. 1. Pick the right time – In my opinion, there are only 2 good times of the year to raise money, spring (February-June) and fall (September-November). 2. Energy Modeling and Analysis - A Brief Insight.

Posted by: Gaurang Trivedi | Posted on: October 3rd, 2013 Energy modeling and analysis is all about supplying energy to the construction that you conceptualized upon its construction.

Energy Modeling and Analysis - A Brief Insight

Energy modeling and analysis presents an effective way to look at the energy consumption by your model on a practical level by modeling and analyzing an artificial model. What are the Energy Modeling Services? eQuest Modeling, Analysis, Simulation: This process is all about modeling, analysis and simulation of the energy modeling services. This is the most basic step, and it covers almost all aspects of energy consuming aspects of your project.Analysis of various HVAC and lighting systems: In this process, the energy consumption of the lighting systems is considered, modeled and analyzed. How useful Solar Energy for Commercial and Residential? Solar energy is still a largely untapped sustainable resource, which can do away with power crisis all over the world.

How useful Solar Energy for Commercial and Residential?

Only the installation costs are high but one can reap the benefits on a long-term basis after that. High viability of solar energy for remote and far-flung areas has led to government initiatives on a global scale with high tax and other benefits to popularize this mode. Whether for commercial or residential applications one cannot deny the myriad advantages that solar energy brings. Here below are some advantages that make it a feasible option in a wide variety of scenarios. Low Production Costs The low production costs of solar panels for dealing with electricity requirements of commercial and residential areas have made it a profitable proposition for manufacturers. Cheap Energy Source. Extinct Animals. Web Analytics. Instructional Design. Why Teaching Helps Students Learn More Deeply.

Teaching Strategies Tulane Public Relations/Flickr Learning, and thinking, are deeply social activities.

Why Teaching Helps Students Learn More Deeply

This is not the traditional view (Rodin’s iconic sculpture, “The Thinker,” is conspicuously alone in his chin-on-fist musings), but it’s the view that is emerging out of several decades of social science research. Our minds often work best in interaction with other people’s minds, and there are particular kinds of relationships that are especially good at evoking our intelligence. One is the master-apprentice relationship. “Student teachers score higher on tests than pupils who are learning only for their own sake.” Students enlisted to tutor others, these researchers have found, work harder to understand the material, recall it more accurately and apply it more effectively. Educators are experimenting with ways to apply this model to academic subjects. Feedback from the teachable agents further enhances the tutors’ learning. Related. Teaching and Teachers. 7 habits of highly effective teachers Always Prepped Blog.

We’ve all heard about Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.

7 habits of highly effective teachers Always Prepped Blog

Some teachers out there may have heard of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers. Below are our 7 habits of highly effective teachers who use technology: Education. Instructional Design. Teaching Your Students How to Have a Conversation. I was recently in a third grade classroom and was struck by the presence of rules that were posted for how to have a conversation.

Teaching Your Students How to Have a Conversation

The poster said, "Each person must contribute to the discussion but take turns talking. Ask each other, 'Would you like to add to my idea? ' or 'Can you tell us what you are thinking? ' Ask questions so that you understand each other's ideas. Believing in Students: The Power to Make a Difference. After a morning Discipline With Dignity training, the high school principal and I walked to the cafeteria to eat lunch.

Believing in Students: The Power to Make a Difference

He said, "I love your session, but it's not practical. " I responded with my view that it was practical because it works -- but it’s just not easy. He pointed to a girl sitting alone at a table and said, "Do you think it would work with her?” She looked like she was a character from the Mad Max movies. She had just been released from federal prison. So he again asked what I would do. Brains, Brains, Brains! How the Mind of a Middle Schooler Works. In honor of October's most awesome of holidays, I am going to begin a three-part series about the gentlemen zombie's choice of cuisine: the 'tween brain.

Brains, Brains, Brains! How the Mind of a Middle Schooler Works

However, I need to be frank. I'm not going to be able to teach you deeply about the 'tween brain here. I'm not a neurologist. What I am going to do is make an argument, hopefully a darn good one, as to why you should educate yourself further about it. Imagine that this is the CliffNotes of 'tween brain research, but your research should not stop at this because, frankly, the more you know about how they learn, the more you can pass on to them the secrets of how they process and embed knowledge. Passion-Based Learning. There is lots of talk about the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) pipeline and all of its leaks.

Passion-Based Learning

My personal mission is to fill the STEM pipeline with so many children that it bursts. To do this, STEM must be taught in an inspiring way. To keep children engaged, we need to bring passion for learning back into the classroom. Passion is hot. For Teachers. Teaching Strategies.