People are considered resilient when they experience adversity or risk, yet achieve positive adaptation. Students with ASD may not naturally utilize the external or internal supports to overcome adversity effectively. It is suggested that many individuals lack appropriate or effective coping mechanisms to address the adversity they experience, as a result of socio-communicative and behavioural challenges, resulting in reduced resilience (…Continue
Added by Lorraine Vickery on July 16, 2018 at 15:23 — No Comments
Tim Gander, in his post Māori pedagogical frameworks & relationship with technology tools, carries out a literature review to highlight some of the main elements of kaupapa Māori for learning and eLearning.…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on July 10, 2018 at 16:00 — No Comments
Anyone who is well aware of the Facts of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) will know what dynamic changes it can bring to the time. A lot of people think that content strategy is used by business owners to generate millions of page views. Well, it is more than that. Content Marketing is to create engaging contents that people love to read and hence share, resulting in boosting the website’s online exposure.
It is a handy way to generate leads and traffic for your website. This is the…Continue
What are some of the 'soft factors' that influence a student's initial experience of distance online learning? A couple of years back, this study sought to identify some of the key aspects that helped shape their experiences, as well as some of the expectations…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on July 3, 2018 at 18:08 — No Comments
What are the personal characteristics of a coach? It's an interesting question because the response, while apparently simple, also requires a look at characteristics that could potentially work against a coach, and their suitability to develop in that role.
Every individual has a different personality, and this means that…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on June 27, 2018 at 21:03 — No Comments
This month we have a post that has been written by Ashley Limpan, that is highly relevant to anyone looking for a career in the medical field. It also has some useful tips for pretty much anyone starting out in a career, or planning their next career move.
Ashley is an award-winning writer who discovered her passion in providing creative solutions for building brands online. Since her first high school award in Creative Writing, she continues to deliver awesome…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on May 23, 2018 at 10:11 — No Comments
I've been invisible for a long time. Sorry about that. And I did just return to the US after a 5-week visit with grandkids in Dunedain. But there was a hurricane and emergency surgery and all, but I'm better. Just did a catch-up post on my US Blog.
Hi Ethos Community,
This is my first post and I'd like to thank Hazel for encouraging me to come aboard.
I'm the director of WeTheParents, an online parenting resource that has recently done a huge piece of work on Internet Safety.
Now, there are many online resources for Internet Safety, but here's the thing: most are old and dull!! (Yup, I've said it.)
Schools often link to one or two of these. But then, to make matters worse, even these resources aren't being…Continue
Having got to know the special education needs of the students I work with I discovered that they do not cope with getting their work incorrect or wrong. I have observed examples of students finding ways to cheat, waiting for you to give them the correct answer, or they give up or they act out when they are unable to complete a task and some do not show any resilience to what they see as “failure.”
This is common…Continue
http://www.mylgp.org.nz/It is never too early to help students realise that there is a risk when using social networking, and to help them assimilate strategies and skills that will assist them to stay safe online, while also enjoying the huge benefits of being online and part of…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on April 26, 2018 at 22:04 — No Comments
This post was written as a guest post for Cyma (a technology and enterprise architecture consultancy), and was originally posted as Living With Change - Don’t let technology disruption disrupt your team on 16th April…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on April 23, 2018 at 18:48 — No Comments
A few teams of men and women race around the world.
They encounter all kinds of weather and sea conditions.
This year one man went overboard and died.
It is the ultimate test of the individuals, teams, and technology.
This is raw as humans encounter nature intimately 24-7 for…Continue
Added by John S. Oliver on April 23, 2018 at 18:42 — No Comments
Meet Nate - Airpoints™ for Schools, by Air New Zealand…
Added by Hazel Owen on March 30, 2018 at 20:30 — No Comments
At some point in the last three years, I stopped being a teacher who accessed professional learning from time to time and rarely due to my somewhat remote setting, and became a teacher who's teaching spaces became sites of continuous professional learning and inquiry. 'Teaching' and 'learning about teaching' blurred, then all teaching became inquiry...…
Men at sea during long voyages on sailing ships that ate hard biscuits that they brought when they began.
Chinese who built the transcontinental railroad eating mostly rice.
Soldiers throughout history who after long marches and battles they yet fought again without much good food or rest. Note that combat before guns was VERY physical.
Those who fight forest fires on the ground for a very long time near the blazes without much rest, water, or…Continue
Added by John S. Oliver on March 27, 2018 at 19:56 — No Comments
Added by John S. Oliver on March 27, 2018 at 19:55 — No Comments
Only 7% of the MBA students are qualified enough to get a decent job. This statistic may sound dismal and may force the education ministry to take some drastic steps (like shutting down engineering colleges) but we need to take a step back and try to figure out what went wrong. It is not that the…Continue
Added by Maisie Headey on March 27, 2018 at 16:36 — No Comments
Heather Eccles shared the following video and thoughts with members of another community. I found it a humorous, accessible presentation with some great suggestions for re-designing assessments.
“What year are you preparing your students for?” Heidi Hayes Jacobs poses this question in her book Curriculum 21 and in her speaking engagements. I love this question as it quickly gets to the heart of the need to teach students 21st Century skills. She goes on to say that we need…Continue
Added by Hazel Owen on March 25, 2018 at 8:30 — No Comments