Six facts you should know to empower your teaching

Written by Emmanuel SEGUI

As parents and teachers, we need to enhance our abilities to create a relationship of trust withrepparttar students orrepparttar 109361 children we interact with.

The task sometimes seems hard and we often feel discouraged. Fortunately, there is hope withrepparttar 109362 vision that both teachers and children can discoverrepparttar 109363 joy of learning.

Empowering children with self confidence and strengthening your capabilities to teach will become second hand as you integraterepparttar 109364 following six principles or beliefs. It's a sure deal.

1. The map is notrepparttar 109365 territory Wherever you travel and whenever you use a map, you know that this map doesn't show exactlyrepparttar 109366 whole territory. Some things are just not included onrepparttar 109367 map. Inrepparttar 109368 same way, our view ofrepparttar 109369 world doesn't showrepparttar 109370 complete reality. When children, as well as each one of us, experiencerepparttar 109371 world we give it meaning, which is often distorted. This fact help us understand that we need to listen to better understand children's interpretation ofrepparttar 109372 world and thus help them grow in their view ofrepparttar 109373 world, not our own, which is also only a map. 2.Every behavior has a positive intention Children sometimes show strange, unexpected behavior but we have to remember that their behavior is totally congruent to them atrepparttar 109374 present time. It is their best choice available according to their current map ofrepparttar 109375 world. Their behavior always has an intention and this intention serves them, otherwise why would they do it. Although we must remember thatrepparttar 109376 positive intention does not always manifest itselfrepparttar 109377 way we would like it to. What we need to do is find and understand it, while respectingrepparttar 109378 child we're teaching or raising.

3.There is no failure only feedback Teachers and parents often don't know how to handle failure. Bad grades should never mean bad child. It only means: "What can I do better as a teacher/parent to helprepparttar 109379 child realize that his failure is an opportunity to go forward, build his own character and buildrepparttar 109380 one characteristic necessary to become a successful person: persistence." revisits Carson McCullers

Written by Mark A. Lugris revisits Carson McCullers

by Mark A. Lugris

MADRID – Sixty-four years after it was originally published, Carson McCullers’ first novel “The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter” is still a literary phenomenon.

Holdingrepparttar twenty-second position on The New York Times best-selling paperback’s list, thanks in part to being included in Oprah’s book club, but mostly due to its survival as a timeless tale of isolation and compassion.

Born in Georgia in 1917, Lula Carson Smith was a child piano prodigy, yet as a high school student, she suffered from rheumatic fever, which lead to crippling strokes throughout her life. Before graduating from Columbus High School, Carson decided to abandonrepparttar 109360 piano and become a writer. She readrepparttar 109361 works of Dostoevski, Chekhov, Tolstoy, and O'Neill, and began writing plays.

In 1934, Carson left Savannah and traveled to New York City, where she enrolled at Columbia

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