Teach Empathy

How does one teach empathy? It is an important tool to teach kids, and it turns out that there are some discreet skills to the practice of empathy. The first is the ability to read non-verbal communications, particularly facial expressions, which brings us to the work of Paul Ekman, Ph.D. who has been studying facial expressions across cultures for about …

What Can Brazil Teach The U.S. About Ethanol?

Over 1200 people turned up on June 5th in Sao Paulo, Brazil, for the "Ethanol Summit" – billed as the world’s first ethanol "congress." Among them was CNBC’s own Global Energy Expert, Daniel Yergin, who, as one of the keynoters, was charged with delivering the global energy view. CNBC’s Website caught up with Dan, chairman of Cambridge Energy Research Associates …

How Storage Beds Can Help Teach Your Kids To Clean Up

Storage beds are one of the best types of kid’s beds to have in their room. The reason is simple. With all the toys, clothing and school supplies your children may have in their room, organization is the key! These under the bed options really add a lot of space to a room without the need for bulky dressers or …

More Things Marathons Can Teach You About Your Business

I finished walking my first marathon in San Diego a couple of weeks ago. It was the hardest thing I’ve ever done. But, it was also an amazing accomplishment. One thing that struck me while hoofing it toward the finish line was the similarities between running a business and running a marathon (or in my case, walking a marathon). Here …

ABA Training Uses Reinforcement to Teach Social Skills

ABA Training is a rather unique method of teaching children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. This training focuses on repetition and reinforcement as part of a specially designed curriculum that offers many children the chance to enter school at the appropriate age and to learn on par with their peers. While it has been proven to be highly effective for …

5 Things a Forex Course Should Teach

While many people have experienced success in Forex trading, an estimated 90% of traders lose money in the market. Nonetheless, plenty of people still jump into the Forex market, trade foolishly and lose their money, day in and day out. Until now, it’s shocking to see traders keep risking their money into the Forex market without mastering techniques and studying …

What Is Bat Lag And What Is The Easiest Way To Teach It?

The simplest definition of Bat Lag is that the hitter’s hands go through the zone first, thus causing the barrel to lag or follow the hands throughout the zone. The complex part is teaching your young hitter how to establish Bat Lag and incorporate it into a consistent short, professional-type swing. Usually, when I begin teaching Bat Lag to young …

Speedwalking: How to Teach the Pushoff Technique

It’s often said that walking is the ideal exercise. It’s a relaxing, natural activity that is low-impact and requires no special equipment. However, your physical education students might prefer a faster, higher-energy exercise that still possesses the same qualities. If so, why not try speed walking! (Otherwise known as race walking). In teaching speed walking, one of the keys is …

How To Teach Your Children Not To Smoke

If you have a young smoker in your home and you would like to be able to help them quit, there are several things you can do to help. If this young person hasn’t started yet and you still smoke, you might want to stop smoking in front of them or do your smoking outside the home. You might really …

Can I Really Teach Reading To My Baby?

Like thousands of other parents all over the world, your initial impression may be one of skepticism. But what many don’t realize is to teach their baby reading successfully is not only possible, it is highly likely – in fact, teaching your baby reading is much faster earlier in life than later, as her cognitive development is strongest in her …