Mahmood Caesar

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Is the Socratic Method Right for Your Class?

Have you ever walked into a classroom where students were engaged in serious on-topic discussion, debating ideas and challenging each other to …

Teaching

The tasks facing the new Saudi crown prince

WHEN King Salman acceded to the Saudi throne in 2015, it was plain that his son, Muhammad, wielded the real power. He may formally have been second …

Public Sector

Narcissism might fuel grit

In recent years, one such factor that has received a great deal of attention is <i>grit</i>— defined as passion and perseverance for long-term goals.<p>My colleagues in positive psychology, including Angela Duckworth, Caroline Miller, and Caren Baruch-Feldman have started unpacking the measurement and …

The Mindset Advantage: How Your Mental Frame Affects Your Behavior and Performance

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups Mindset.The post The Mindset Advantage: How Your Mental Frame …

Is Learning a Product or Process – part 2

Archive | Effective Teaching RSS feed for this section<p>Learning and teaching in 21st century should definitely be fueled with something much more than …

Pedagogy

Inoculation theory: Using misinformation to fight misinformation

As a psychologist researching misinformation, I focus on reducing its influence. Essentially, my goal is to put myself out of a job.<p>Recent …

What Web Page Structure Reveals on News Quality

Imbricated HTML blocks viewed through a scanning electron microscope (CISRO Lab UK -Commons)<i>by</i> <i>Frederic Filloux</i>A simple look at the components of an …

To Write a Great Lead, Focus on What Makes a Story Interesting

I’ve already talked about the basics of writing a lead, and the idea that it should summarize the main points of the story using the 5W’s and the …

Free Report Writing Tips

A primary school is the first stage of compulsory education. The age of primary school students ranges from 5 to 11 years.<p>At this stage of education, …

The Filthy Metaphor of Rome

ROME — This city tells an ancient story.<p>It also tells a modern one.<p>Behold the Colosseum. The other day I did, and I was blown away, not by its link to the past but by its luster in the present. On previous trips to Rome and during the two years I lived here, I knew it as a gray and grimy relic. Now …

Why Macron Won: Luck, Skill and France’s Dark History

PARIS — The French presidential runoff transcended national politics. It was globalization against nationalism. It was the future versus the past. Open versus closed.<p>But in his resounding victory on Sunday night, Emmanuel Macron, the centrist who has never held elected office, won because he was …

Focus on These 4 Successful Mindsets to Rise to the Top

Success is a mind game. If you don’t believe this, take a look around.<p>There are plenty of people who have extraordinary talent, passion and skills …

Self-improvement

Why Obstacles Are Actually A Good Thing

https://s3.amazonaws.com/strategic-coach-audio/blog/ISCVDO723-ValueOfObstacles.2.mp3Most people don’t seek out obstacles. It can be tough to get past …

Stay Away from Irony or Satire

Stay away from irony or satire. There’s very little money in it. You’re likely to wind up with reviews—like some of mine—that say, “I didn’t know …

5 ways to start a story: Choosing a bold beginning

Great authors show us there are many ways to start a story. You could begin a novel with a narrator/character introducing himself, like Salinger’s …

Your favorite German proverbs

These wise sayings have held true for centuries. You shared your favorites after we presented 14 famous German proverbs in original illustrations. …

Old Testament

55 Enlightening Korean Proverbs and Sayings

Learn to Read Korean in 90 Minutes - FREE!<p>Visual associations to learn the Korean alphabet in record time!<p>Download Now<p>×<p>Korean Proverbs #1 – 10<br>• Korean …

7 Ways Leaders Can Take Their Communication Skills to the Next Level

Quick and painless. That is, if you're seriously committed to growing.<p>As you look into improving your communication skills as a manager heading into 2017, take these proven leadership concepts for a spin.<p>1. Be mindful of using negative metaphors and clichés.<p>Some leaders sprinkle violent …

Emotional Intelligence

Ontology, Epistomology Methodology Paradigms in research - ppt video online download

Presentation on theme: "Ontology, Epistomology Methodology Paradigms in research"— Presentation transcript:<p>1 <b>Ontology, Epistomology Methodology</b> …

Consciousness

An Introduction to Street Epistemology

July 8, 2016 by Hemant Mehta<p><b>Anthony Magnabosco</b> is the “street epistemologist” who asks strangers questions about their thought processes in order to …

8 Zen Master Stories That Illustrate Important Truths

You probably heard some of these, maybe all. I thought about stories that touched me or made a big impression and that came from Zen or Taoists …

7 Habits of Highly Effective Libertarians

How to sustain a lasting passion for liberty<p>What does it mean to be an effective advocate of liberty? It means to love what you do and adopt …

Political Science

How To Savour Happiness by Kim Orlesky

Taking a moment to really appreciate how far you have come is the best way of maintaining happiness<p>"I'm frustrated that I'm not where I want to be", …

How To Struggle Through Law School In The Right Way

If you ask most law students, law school can be really tough, especially during your first year! As a 1L in particular, you’ll probably feel like you …

Tunnels cause trouble for Israeli forces - CNN Video

Outrageous Entries From The Beard & Moustache Championships

These days, beards are the international symbol of the hipster.<p>Growing in their kilometres, these wiry rugs of goodness hang off men (and some …

The Psychology of Stress, Orgasm, and Creativity

<i>“The more closely we analyze what we consider ‘sexy,’”</i> philosopher Alain de Botton argued in his meditation on sex, <i>“the more clearly we will understand that eroticism is the feeling of excitement we experience at finding another human being who shares our values and our sense of the meaning of</i> …

Essentials of Group Psychology - PsyBlog

How groups form, conform, then warp our decision-making, productivity and creativity.<p>When we’re in a group other people have an incredibly powerful …

Obama is not a Pathological Liar, He is an Ideological Liar

Like communism, the collapse of the Obama Administration agenda is inevitable, not solely as a result of its many flawed policies, but because it …