Choosing a noble career path
07/31/2012 13:49:49 PM
Oscar was considered as a good student and although he had a few friends who had committed a crime or two, he did a pretty good job of staying way from them when they decided to act up. At 25, Oscar was still working on his future and that involved studies to help him become a qualified attorney. In..
Planning is key to success
07/26/2012 15:04:31 PM
“The questions that arise in an interview can sometimes throw us off balance and that goes double for a medical interview. As a consultant understanding your areas of strength will help you to use those strong points to your advantage. If you are capable of developing your communication skills..
How Do We Learn and Remember?
06/25/2012 05:09:35 AM
How Do We Learn and Remember? The mechanisms of learning and memory are at the essence of how the brain works. One of the most fascinating and mysterious properties of the brain is its capacity to learn, or its ability to change in response to experience and to retain that knowledge throughout..
An Adult Child With Autism
05/01/2012 03:27:41 AM
Next Steps For An Adult Child With Autism. This week began with World Autism Awareness Day, created five years ago by the group Autism Speaks as a locus for fund-raising and spreading the word. It comes at the start to National Autism Awareness Month, which was created by Congress back in the 1..
China Is Still The Best Place To Find A Job
04/30/2012 01:47:40 AM
China Is Still The Best Place To Find A Job. I said way back in December that expats are better off looking for a job in China than they would be back in their home lands. That obviously still holds true as the Huffington Post has just written an article titled Young Americans Going To China Fo..
Do Students Know Enough Smart Learning Strategies?
04/29/2012 02:48:28 AM
Do Students Know Enough Smart Learning Strategies? What’s the key to effective learning? One intriguing body of research suggests a rather gnomic answer: It’s not just what you know. It’s what you know about what you know. To put it in more straightforward terms, anytime a stu..
An English Teacher’s Day in Phnom Penh Cambodia
04/28/2012 03:08:15 AM
An English teacher’s day in Phnom Penh Cambodia. My aunt and uncle have a rule about complaining: you only get one whinge per day. So, if you stub your toe before you even get out of bed in the morning, you can have yourself a little cry, but that’s it. You’re done for the day...
Where Teachers Are Replaceable Widgets, Education Suffers
04/24/2012 03:10:19 AM
Where Teachers Are Replaceable Widgets, Education Suffers. We have become convinced that in our nation's struggling urban schools, teachers and would-be education reformers are battling through a hurricane that shows no signs of abating. We call this hurricane "churn."Churn is a remarkable insta..
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