Tag: continuing education

Dec 08

Building Confidence in Your ESL Skills

  The more I learn the more I realize how little I know. * Recently, I had the pleasure of receiving praise from one of my long term students. She had just returned home from an international business trip. She was so excited to exclaim that, I “gave her the confidence” to communicate with foreigners …

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Jun 02

Developing a Mindset for Success

Success is something that can be defined in many ways. Social constructs are one set of criteria by which success is determined . Based on their paradigm our parents may also have a set of parameters that they believe exemplify success, i.e., a good paying job, married with children, a nice house, etc. Your peers …

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Apr 02

Appreciating Classical Music

New York City was long ago nicknamed “Radio City”. Growing up within the radio broadcast listening area of that great metropolis afforded me many options for listening to a wide variety of music genres. There were stations that played Jazz, Opera, Classical, and a plethora of ethnic and international styles in addition to the Pop …

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Apr 01

Learning to Appreciate Art

“The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.” Jean-Jacques Rousseau * Most teachers understand that when art is incorporated into the learning curriculum it has the ability to open the learner’s mind to new possibilities. Learning about art can help spark creativity. The role of early childhood art education can …

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Nov 04

Resources for Continuing Education

Smart people understand that knowledge is power. In our ever changing world it follows that education must be a life-long pursuit. If you aim to stay on top of your game, whatever your game happens to be, you must continually upgrade your skills and knowledge. Continuing your education as an adult is part of leading …

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