Steve Golden

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How a doctor inspired a new way to train teachers — and how that is leading to a new kind of school

After decades of training teachers in largely the same way, professors at the University of Michigan are making a radical change.<p>They’re moving to …

Pedagogy

Autism spectrum disorder linked to shape of brain's cerebellum

Structural differences in the cerebellum may be linked to some aspects of autism spectrum disorder, according to a neuroimaging study from Columbia …

Autism

This Team Increased Its Trust By 6% In An Hour Using A Simple Technique

I recently gave a speech about removing mental roadblocks which was followed by a leadership workshop. At the beginning of the workshop, I asked the participants to rate the level of trust they sensed in the room. An hour later I asked them to rate it again. What they found was that trust had …

Leadership

Brains of Children with Autism Show Unusual Folding Patterns

The brains of children with autism fold differently than those of their typical peers. Whether they are unusually smooth or convoluted depends on …

Autism

Metacognition: Pupils and staff alike should learn how they think

These days, new ideas about “best practice” in the classroom are published every day. It is an indication that educators are increasingly taking …

Pedagogy

How to Master the 4 Types of Leadership That Will Make You Successful

You must master multiple leadership styles to be an exceptional leader.<p>It's unwise to be a one-trick pony when it comes to leadership. Rather, you need to be adaptable and have multiple leadership approaches at your disposal.<p>An adaptable leadership style is one that is flexible enough to enable you …

Leadership

4 Tips on Being Empathetic in Contentious Negotiations

When negotiating gets tough, empathy can help you get to a breakthrough.<p>Negotiations can be tough, especially if the other person plays hardball. In these instances, understandably, you may want to get in and out as quickly as possible to avoid feelings of discomfort or intimidation. But by rushing …

Emotional Intelligence

How validating their distorted memories helps people with dementia

What is the best way to help people who have dementia? Here's a careful examination of the positive role of distorted memories in the preservation of …

Psychology

Media stereotyping: 'The person with an intellectual disability is treated as either 'heroic' or 'tragic''

This needs to change, writes Nuala Macklin.

Autism

According to Oprah, All Your Arguments Come Down to These 3 Questions

If the answers are no, there's likely going to be a problem.<p>Conflict is complicated.<p>Most of the time, it involves feelings that are both logical and illogical. That thing you're fighting about, whether at home or at work, is about both what's being stated and what's not being stated. It's about …

Oprah Winfrey

Autism Treatment Guide

Autism spectrum disorder is a condition that impacts the way a person behaves, socializes, or interacts with others. It used to be broken down into …

Autism

Understanding Autism in Women

Autism spectrum disorder is a condition that affects the way people behave, socialize, and communicate with others. This disorder is commonly …

Autism

How to Develop Empathy for Someone Who Annoys You

When someone you work with annoys you, it’s tempting to avoid the person as much as possible. But this isn’t always feasible and often only makes the situation worse. You’re better off cultivating some empathy. How can you do that with a colleague who rubs you the wrong way? How can you foster …

Emotional Intelligence

How neuroscience can help us understand autism. | npj Science of Learning Community

I recently published a research paper called: Oscillatory Rhythm of Reward: Anticipation and Processing of Rewards in Children With and Without …

Autism

Qualities of Effective Teachers: An Introduction

If finding or becoming an effective teacher were simple, this book would not be necessary. If a single method for developing an effective teacher …

Pedagogy

Ten Signs Your Boss Is A Manager -- But Not A Leader

A simple way to answer the question “What’s the difference between managing and leading?” is this:<p>Managing people means watching them to make sure they do what they’re supposed to do.<p>The concept of traditional supervision is rooted in the fear that working people will misbehave or make mistakes if …

Leadership

How to Disagree with Someone More Powerful than You

Your boss proposes a new initiative you think won’t work. Your senior colleague outlines a project timeline you think is unrealistic. What do you say when you disagree with someone who has more power than you do? How do you decide whether it’s worth speaking up? And if you do, what exactly should …

Leadership

Why Office Politics Is A Good Thing

For too long now, office politics has gotten a bad rap. You hear the term and it has a taint and perhaps rightfully so in most cases. Visions of brown-nosers and disingenuous fellow workers pop up on your mental screen. It’s hard to shake that impression, but I’m here to tell you that you need to …

Leadership

Can You Really Train Soft Skills? Some Answers From The Science Of Talent

In recent years, recruiters and employers have increasingly focused their talent identification efforts on <i>soft</i> rather than hard skills. Look for any desirable position, and it’s unlikely you will be considered unless you can demonstrate one or more of these skills: management, sales, communication, …

Emotional Intelligence

Open-source tool aims to make online course creation accessible to all instructors

Creating an online course requires time, patience, ingenuity -- and, often, technical expertise beyond the grasp of many instructors accustomed to …

Education Technology

The brain has a special clock that tracks sleepiness

You are feeling sleepy – but why? Researchers have discovered a chemical clock in the brain that builds up the desire to sleep.<p>Qinghua Liu of the …

Top 10 Strategies for Building Students’ Critical Thinking

<i>EducationWorld is pleased to present this article by Christi Wilson, an 11-year teaching veteran who contributes to several education Web sites,</i> …

Link found between neurotransmitter imbalance, brain connectivity in those with autism

One in 59 children in the United States lives with a form of autism spectrum disorder, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. …

How to Take Care of Others Without Burning Out

In our over-stressed world, many health care providers, social workers and caregivers are suffering from slow yet painful burnout. Many of the rest …

Mindfulness

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Emotional Intelligence

Seven (or more) things you didn't know about your brain

The brain — the central "control unit" of our bodies, repository of memories and emotions. Throughout history, philosophers have believed that the …

The Brain

The FBI's Best Negotiator Says This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Influence Anyone

Hostage negotiators don't kid themselves about emotions. You shouldn't either.<p>Chris Voss may be the best negotiator in the world.<p>Voss spent more than two decades in the FBI, during which he worked on more than 150 international hostage cases. Eventually, he was chosen among thousands of agents to …

Body Language

Top-Down Processing and Perception

Top-down processing is when we form our perceptions starting with a larger object, concept, or idea before working our way toward more detailed …

Consciousness

Be Firm in Your Principles. Be Flexible in Your Practices.

I'm a big advocate of positive and productive change. If one thing is certain, it's change. There will be change, and we must adapt. Our students …

Why Rich Kids Are So Good at the Marshmallow Test

Affluence—not willpower—seems to be what’s behind some kids' capacity to delay gratification.<p>The marshmallow test is one of the most famous pieces of social-science research: Put a marshmallow in front of a child, tell her that she can have a second one if she can go 15 minutes without eating the …