Think Positive, See Potential, and Learn

Monthly Archives: September 2012

Think Positive, See Potential, and Learn

Some people just have a genuine knack for finding the positive side of everything, don’t they? They have a unique ability to see beauty in a run down shack by focusing on the history of memories it displays.  They see a bare rose bush and remember the recent scent or anticipate the beauty of buds […]

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Excellent Customer Service Includes Empathy

This week the Wordless Wednesday post was a cartoon about customer service.  The caption read “Ok, how about this motto: ‘If you are unhappy for any reason, we will feel really bad’.”.  It’s funny to hear it out loud and think that, could in any way, be an effective motto in regards to client concerns and complaints.  […]

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There is Big World Out There – Virtual Field Trips

Our Wordless Wednesday picture this week demonstrated hands holding up a world.  When I saw the image it made me ask the question, “How do we bring the world to our children?”. Growing up attending a small town elementary school, I remember loading up on the cheese wagon (i.e. school bus) to go to a local […]

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Did You Know? Fun Facts About Blended Courses

According to an article from “Blended Learning ToolKit“, research indicates there is a difference between students in traditional and blended courses.  Faculty teaching in blended courses report their students: Arrive in class better prepared (Bauer, 2001; Cameron, 2003), Write more effective and longer papers (Benbunan-Fich & Hiltz, 1999; Garnham & Kaleta, 2002; Murphy, 2002-2003; Spilka, 2002), […]

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To Educate or Not to Educate

To be or not to be; that is the question! In his acclaimed work, Hamlet, William Shakespeare coined a catch phrase that has stood the test of time.  Do we ever grow weary of hearing it?  Wordless Wednesdays this week had an image with the words “to educate”.  I used that graphic because it caused me […]

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