July 2012 Blog Posts
In a recent study, scientists discovered that when we sit all day, "electrical activity in the muscles drops, leading to a cascade of harmful metabolic effects." Not only is extensive sitting responsible for the decrease in your levels of fitness and the increase in body fat, it might also be affecting your ability to remember. And, unfortunately, regular physical exercise doesn't seem to counterbalance the damage.
Walking, researchers discovered, influences the way memory works. An experiment compared the results of a memory test of both children and young adults when they were sitting with when they were walking. The results indicate that both age...
In the movie Dead Poets Society, teacher John Keating goes against orthodox education methods. He urges his uptight prep-school students to climb onto their desks to see the world from a different perspective.
What makes a good teacher? Depending on our own school experience as well as on the challenges facing us as parents, we may choose somebody who:
· gets learning results,
· recognises potential in students,
· identifies possible learning issues,
· identifies social problems (bullying, alienation),
· maintains class discipline,
· is aware of each student’s learning style needs, such as the need for details or the need for the big picture,
(read this post to see this week's special on our Working Style Analysis instrument)
If you’d like a job - any job, or just a newer, better one - you’re not alone. Sadly, in this job market, promotions often go hand in hand with upgraded technology skills. Today's technology advances at an astonishing rate, with the amount of new information doubling every two years. Blink, and you’re left behind. Take a year off work to have a baby and when you come back they are using different software. Become a stay-at-home mum and, before you know it, your child’s school project...
July means school holidays. No school. None. It's time to relax and... hang on. Did I hear there's a special going on Learning Styles?
That's right! For the entire month of July 2012, we're selling our Home Packages at half price! 2 WSA and 3 LSA Mini! This means:
mom can check her Working Style;
dad can check his Working Style;
3 kids can discover their Learning Style.
Home Package. For a happy home.
Just use this promo code when ordering: 796KLU9.