May 2009 Blog Posts
What is your learning style?
Is your learning style compatible with de Bono’s thinking hats?
“The Six Thinking Hats” is a concept made famous by Edward de Bono. It’s a brainstorming technique used for investigating different perspectives towards a complex situation.
To put it simply, every participant in the brainstorming meeting is asked to put on a hat of a certain colour (literally or figuratively) and to think only about the implications of that hat. For example, if you’re wearing the White Hat (which stands for fact and information), you are only allowed to think...
Learning a Responsible Life Style
No matter what your Learning Style is, analytic or holistic, visual or tactile, impulsive or reflective, you will have heard of global warming, carbon emissions and their impact on your life style.
If you believe that your life style is ‘costing the earth’, you’re probably right.
How much electricity do you use to do your washing, heating the house, surfing the Internet, watching the news on TV, having light in your dining room, cooking your meal, repelling mosquitoes and charging your iPod?
How much waste do you add to the planet’s...
What Is Your Dream?
Imagine you find Aladdin’s lamp and the gene grants you three wishes (the proviso is that you can’t wish for more wishes). Do you know what the three wishes would be, or do you have to think about it?
Now imagine you find Aladdin’s lamp, but in this scenario the gene grants you only one wish (again, you can’t wish for more wishes).
One and Only Wish
If you can’t say for sure what that one wish would be, you don’t...
Do you know your child’s Learning Style?
If you’re a mother, your child’s success is probably the best gift you can imagine for Mother’s Day.
Did you know? Your child’s achievements at school, sports and social interactions depend on how well you know their Learning Style. Note: it’s not that one Learning Style is better than another. It’s simply that knowing your child’s Learning Style empowers you to help them learn using their strengths.
What is a Learning Style?
A Learning Style is the way in which your child learns best, all their strengths and non-preferences regarding the input, the learning environment, the social...