I was supposed to post this during my 35th birthday but never had the chance to. I can say that the blogger and the illustrator is so much in love they bring out the best of each other. Looking through the lessons learned I must say that these couple has gone through a lot but chose to be happy and positive in the end. i definitely can relate. Hope to find my own illustrator soon as well.
Advance Happy Hearts Day. 🙂
Two of the hot topics in education in the last few years have been Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC’s) and the flipped classroom. I’ve been experimenting with both of them.
What I’ve learned (besides being able to use the word “pedagogy” in a sentence) is
1) assigning students lectures as homework doesn’t guarantee the students will watch them and 2) in a flipped classroom you can become hostage to the pedagogy.
Here’s the story of what we tried and what we learned.
MOOC’s – Massive Open Online Courses
A MOOC is a complicated name for a simple idea – an online course accessible to everyone over the web. I created my MOOC by serendipity. Learning how to optimize it in my classes has been a more deliberate and iterative process.
If you can’t see the video above click here
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Jewelry – a longtime and most beautiful way to recognize love. The best way to feel special is to get a precious, rare and timeless gift. Here are 20 pieces of jewellery that will make any woman’s heart melt!
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Yes, I know the internet is awash with lists. Yes, I know that many of them are terrible. No, that does not mean lists are do be avoided at all costs. Do we impugn all comedians because of Pauly Shore? I certainly hope not. There’s a reason list-style posts are perennially popular, and there’s a lot you can take from them to enhance your own (non-list) posts.
At the risk of causing a list-based meta-implosion that sucks the entire internet into the wormhole of Top Ten Celebrity Baby Names, here’s my list of three reasons to love lists.
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Five Quotes from Famous Love Poems
1) With the earth and the sky and the water, remade, like a casket of gold For my dreams of your image that blossoms a rose in the deeps of my heart.
-The Rose in the Deeps of His Heart
William Butler Yeats
2) Come live with me and be my love,And we will all the pleasures prove,That valleys, groves, hills and fields,Woods or steepy mountains yields.
-The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
3) Her gesture, motion, and her smiles,Her wit, her voice my heart beguiles,Beguiles my heart, I know not why,And yet, I'll love her till I die.
-There is a lady sweet and kind
4) i carry your heart with me (i carry it in
my heart) i am never without it (anywhere
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Photos Saskia Lawaks
I have this app on my phone called Lift (www.lift.do) which helps me achieve my goals and change or create new habits. Part of my list is the habit of waking up on my time, and for today’s tip they have shared the blog of one of their favorite zen coach and behavior designer Leo Babauta.
Here’s the link of his blog http://zenhabits.net/get-sleep/
Perfect for newbies! 🙂
I’ve learnt a great deal during my stints as Emcee over the last couple of months… and here are some insights for anyone who wishes to be an effective emcee or are just starting out emceeing themselves.
Role of the Emcee
As the Emcee, (or Masters of Ceremonies), you are the bridge between the audience and the “Stars”. These are usually the contest participants (if you’re hosting a contest), or the speaker/trainers (if you’re hosting a seminar, workshop or lecture).
You are the star maker, not the star! You are the grease that lubricates the flow of events of the programme. You are not there to hog the limelight, or steal it from the main characters of the night.
The role of the Emcee is to facilitate the event and ensures that programme materializes without a hitch (or minimise those hitches that come up).
Responsibilities of the Emcee…
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