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Care Learning Presentation

Shawn Achor – the happiness advantage

I read this guys book when it came out and it put me onto Seligman

quite a bit of humour in a TED talk

hack your schooling

another one for the home school

he mentions the ken robinson talk here

future-less language

I spent some time learning some Mandarin and found this difficult until I realised how much simpler it was, now I feel it is an amazing asset………

future-less language means a better future

five other language differences fascinating stuff

the expert

In my life doing techy work for people I have had many conversations like this where the bluesky thinker cannot perceive that the laws of physics apply to them

“You canny change the laws of physics captain!”

or that they want to know why they cannot do something, when you cannot shove years of coding knowledge into their heads they assume you are incompetent

people have a habit of ganging up on the techy person – spouting negativity to hide their own lack of understanding

this particular one ends up with the techy agreeing to the impossible – perhaps that is where I fail……..

regret – I have some

being wrong

I have met and worked with many people who are unable to admit they are wrong, or was I wrong?

good quotes

“We, the unwilling, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much, for so long, with so little, we are now qualified to do anything with nothing.”

Konstantin Josef Jireček

http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/139020-we-the-unwilling-led-by-the-unknowing-are-doing-the

TED ed club

Just perfect – all home educators or home education kids get in touch and we can run one of  these

darwin birthday

clarifications

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about.me

des cooke

des cooke

D.ESCAL8 (de-escalate)

rethinking restrictive practices