Shira Reicher

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Change Is Good. Now, How to Get Employees to Buy In

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Change is key in business for remaining relevant and ahead of the curve. But, while managers love change, employees often fear it or fight it. You always can fire an employee if she doesn't get with the program, but that's not good …

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Finland Used To Have The Best Education System In The World — What Happened?

Since it was reformed 40 years ago, Finland's education system has frequently been held up as one of the best in the world.<p>Today, that changed. Tbe OECD released its PISA global rankings that showed how students in various countries were doing in reading, science, and math. Finland ranked 12th, …

Mindfulness can increase wellbeing and reduce stress in school children

Mindfulness -- a mental training that develops sustained attention that can change the ways people think, act and feel -- could reduce symptoms of …

'Positive education' can improve academic results, experts say

How best to serve the needs of a culturally diverse student body whose abilities and level of motivation vary is a key challenge for schools in Hong …

Can Mindfulness Make Us Better Teachers?

Imagine this: In the middle of a lesson, one of your students deliberately makes an offensive remark that causes the other students to laugh and …

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These goals are far from being disconnected: we now realize the fundamental role that social and emotional well-being play in the attainment of …

Mindfulness Could Prevent Teacher Burnout, Study Suggests

It's hard to dispute that teachers are some of the hardest workers out there. They wake up at the crack of dawn and work long after their students have left for the day. And now, a small new study has identified a possible tool that could help prevent burnout among educators: …

From OM To OMG: Science, Your Brain, And The Productive Powers Of Meditation

Using fMRI scans, we can now see what meditation does to the brain. The author suggests it can lead to a happier, more productive, and creative life. And even two minutes a day can do wonders.<p>Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this …