Archive for July, 2012

  • WHAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT LISTENING

    By Lifetime Library on July 31, 2012
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    If you would like to download this document from Dartmouth Academic Skills Center, you can click here. Otherwise, here’s the whole thing. WHAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT LISTENING Ralph G. Nichols The Supervisor’s Notebook, Scott, Foresman & Co. Vol. 22, No. 1, Spring 1960 The business of becoming a good listener primarily consists of getting rid of bad listening habits […]
  • Integrating the Arts into the Curriculum for Gifted Students

    By Lifetime Library on July 30, 2012
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    Studies have shown that the arts can significantly advance gifted students’ academic and creative abilities and cognitive functioning (e.g., Hetland, 2000; Seeley, 1994; Walders, 2002; and Willet, 1992). This is a strong rationale for making the arts an essential feature of gifted education. Goertz (2002) envisions art instruction as the “fourth R” in education and demonstrates how it increases the […]
  • Brain Research Sheds New Light on Student Learning, Teaching Strategies, and Disabilities

    By Lifetime Library on July 29, 2012
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    Though still in its infancy, brain research offers intriguing insights into how students learn and how special education teachers can alter strategies to make their instruction more effective. Brain research is also supplying some different ways of looking at disabilities such as dyslexia and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and providing alternative methods to help students with these disabilities. However, brain research […]
  • Time Management Tips

    By Lifetime Library on July 28, 2012
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    This site starts with a survey and continues on with many tips time management tips. Click here to read.
  • SCIENCE and the SCIENTIFIC METHOD

    By Lifetime Library on July 26, 2012
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    What is Science? It is a method used by humans to try to make sense of the world (and universe) in which they live. More>>> This page has loads of information, definitions, images, and examples. It goes beyond the scientific method: how to present research, what the scientific law is, etc. Enjoy!
  • The Digestive System

    By Lifetime Library on July 25, 2012
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    See how it works from the very beginning!
  • “Communicating With Strangers: An Approach to Intercultural Communication”

    By Lifetime Library on July 24, 2012
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    Here is a very informative article about communication – understanding the difficulties of cross-cultural or “stranger” communication, and ways to overcome some of those issues. “Gudykunst and Kim believe that intercultural communication can be understood via the same basic variables and processes used to describe other forms of communication. All communication occurs between people who have varying degree of familiarity […]
  • Managing Your Time and Study Environment

    By Lifetime Library on July 22, 2012
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    Most students find that their greatest challenge in adjusting to college life and to succeeding in the classroom is in managing their time effectively. This is especially true for community college students who often work long hours. Adult students deal with the additional issues of child care and family and home responsibilities. More>>>

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