October 18, 2017

Enemy or Friend? Youth Digital Social Identity

Our children are growing up in a converged hybrid environment. There are bugs. There is limited legislation controlling how your thoughts are being recorded and used. Be educated — it’s your protection. Privacy may be dead, but you are not. Watch this short Video …

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Look Up – Best Advice for Cultivating Superpowers

Outstanding video poem on Digital Identity, brilliantly performed and created. A message we all, including myself, needed to hear and heed.

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Think Like a Genius – A Superpower to Teach Your Kids

Can you teach your child to think like a genius? Yes, that’s capital Y-E-S.

But before we push children into the realm of genius, it would be good to look at what it means to be a genius.

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It takes a Super Mom to Grow a Super Hero – Use These Talking Words

Believe it or not, using one pronoun over another can actually improve a parent-child relationship.

Using “I” over “you” is one such example.

When Mom tells Joey, “I like it better when your bed is made in the morning,” he knows she is talking about herself.

But if Mom says, “You didn’t make your bed this morning,” Joey knows the finger is pointing directly at him.

With this approach, you take responsibility for the situation; you put it under your control. You direct the child’s attention toward pleasing you – his parent or teacher – rather than on naughty behavior.

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Super Hero Training Never Ends – Unschooling Lessons All Around You

In the good old summertime, it is perfect for catching waves along the Coast, splashing in pools when the temperature rises or feeling the burn from biking across country. What pleasures the outdoor brings!

Summertime is also the ideal time for study.

No, this is not an attempt to ruin anyone’s summer vacation. You see, almost every-activity in life has an educational bent if you look for it. Positive experiences broaden our horizons and even improve our reasoning ability.

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Super Powerful Educational iPad Apps for Kids

Attention Home Scholars and Home Schooler!

Attention astute Parents who subscribe to the philosophy “join them” rather than “fight them” when it comes to using technology to forge a child’s education ahead.

The iPad is not just for business and entertainment; it has fantastic educational application for your kids to grow their Super Powers.

Here is a list of a few of these iPad apps recommened by our guest blogger, Melissa Taylor.

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A Super Computational Knowledge Search Engine for Super Heroes

Any Super Hero in training requires some form of super computer and knowledge base. However, each of our powers may vary person to person, and only a few of us thus far can tap into the “brains.”

We need not only a knowledge base, but also a computer that will do calculations and compare data for us less accessible minds.

Do you wish you had a search (but computable) engine specially designed alike for educators, parents, students, engineers, scientists, and economist? Not to mention the everyday any-age researcher simply curious about the world at large? Now there is!

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Harsh Truth: Ultimate Responsibility of Education Falls to The Child

I would often ponder the dramatic differences in eagerness and ability to learn in children. I could find no consistent variable except that generated by the child himself. Did he WANT the education and find it valuable to achieve his life goals?

In truth, education belongs to the child. What he learns, what he accomplishes, how well he succeeds is ultimately up to him. The responsibility is truly his.

The old adage, “You can lead the horse to water, but you can’t make him drink” is valid for 7 and 70-year-olds alike, especially when it comes to education.

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The Attainable Super Power Behind Genius

Tweet Thomas Edison said, “Genius is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration.” I am preparing a lesson in Genius and Creative Problem Solving for school.  After putting together the basic concepts, I realized you, the reader, might also want to refresh your memory on the steps taught or at least used to solve basic or complex […]

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The Super Power of Laughter

When study is getting “too serious,” with whining now the favorite mode of speech, it is time to lighten the mood! There is true super power in laughter.

Family Tree of Vincent Van Gogh by Anonymous:

His dizzy aunt ———————————————– Verti Gogh

The brother who ate prunes——————————- Gotta Gogh

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Help the Super Power of Genius Come Out in Your Kids

Can you teach your child to think like a genius? Yes, that’s capital Y-E-S.

But before we push children into the realm of genius, it would be good to look at what it means to be a genius.

Most people equate geniuses with high I.Q. but that is the last definition in Webster’s college dictionary. And the World Book Dictionary lists that definition as specific to psychology.

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Private! Churning Your Imagination

You have to clearly name the goal in all its guts and glory.

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How to Get Super Powers: Non-Traditional Schooling vs. et. al

It has become apparent to me, on a personal level, that our traditional school system and “education” are no longer synonymous. If kids cannot study and become COMPETENT in applying subjects that interest them, subjects they are passionate about, we’re setting them up for heartbreak.

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You are a marvel. You are Unique. You are a Super Hero.

“Each second we live is a new and unique moment of the universe, a moment that will never be again. And what do we teach our children?

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The MUSE of FUN for Student Efficiency

For learning to take place with any kind of efficiency students must be motivated

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Super Power of Focus – A Tool to Save Your Sanity

To grow any worthwhile skill it would take some attention focused on that skill until it becomes part of you.

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There is Only One of You With Your Super Powers

There is only one me. There is only one you. The words I say, the words I write belong to me; as do my desires, ambitions and talents, as do my shortcomings and frustrations. Your words, desires, ambitions, talents, shortcomings and frustrations, belong to you.

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TV – Does it Help to Develop Imagination?

Does TV help to develop imagination?

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Super Power Inspiration

How do we take the Super Hero inspiration around us and translate that into a discovery of our own inherent and unique talents abilities?

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