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Time to Talk

Originally Published: April 2001 Are your children comfortable speaking in front of others? Oral presentations, from “show and tell” in kindergarten to debates in high school, are all part of training children to speak in front of groups. Too often, though, these training opportunities are set aside in order to complete the “more important” reading …

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Adjusting Attitude

Originally Published: April 2000 Even when teaching methods are effective in helping a student understand concepts, something more subtle can leave him with the feeling that he is incompetent or that learning is boring. If you want your students to have a life-long love of learning and the self-confidence necessary to eventually learn on their …

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