Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

Get Kids Hooked on The Right Drugs

Monday, August 7th, 2017

Introduction Learning should feel good or better stated, gratifying.  The stronger the emotional response the better the learning retention. Let's take a look at what chemically happens in the brain when we struggle, succeed, and enjoy what we are doing. Importance of Frequent, Quality Formative Assessment by Chuck Holland at Happiness Shawn Anchor at ...

Your Future Success Revealed with Marshmallows?

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500"] Marshmallows Image by John-Morgan at[/caption] "...a seemingly simple experiment devised by Walter Mischel to test will power: put a kid in a room with a marshmallow, and tell her if she can resist eating it for 15 minutes, she can have 2 marshmallows. It turns out ...

Use Technology to Document Danielson

Monday, June 17th, 2013

"I believe that one of the reasons my framework has become so widely accepted is that it gives voice to what all educators know, that teaching is very complex work, it's a thinking person's job and you cannot follow a cookbook." - Charlotte Danielson "Doctors work as interns and residents... attorneys ...

Northwest Indian College – CMPS 100 Computer Basics

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Creative Commons image from catspyjamasnz at Flickr"][/caption] I have created a web page with resources the CMPS 100 Computer Basics Class. Class Schedule and Topics

Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work

Monday, November 12th, 2012