Post Tagged with: "Influence"

How to use your fear of loss for fun and profit

How to use your fear of loss for fun and profit

The Edge of Education February 6, 2013 at 3:35 pm Comments are Disabled

“Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose.” — Steve […]

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How the pros use the psychology of persuasion to convince us to buy now

How the pros use the psychology of persuasion to convince us to buy now

The Edge of Education January 16, 2013 at 3:18 pm Comments are Disabled

The psychology of persuasion has always fascinated me–probably because I stink at it. When I was in college, I worked for a while as a […]

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Mark Twain’s case for autonomy

Mark Twain’s case for autonomy

The Edge of Education January 2, 2013 at 3:01 pm Comments are Disabled

Tom Sawyer looked at the 810 square feet of Aunt Polly’s fence he had been assigned to whitewash and, “Life to him seemed hollow, and […]

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How to influence people with persuasive triggers

How to influence people with persuasive triggers

The Edge of Education December 17, 2012 at 7:00 pm 3 comments

“Civilization advances by extending the number of operations we can perform without thinking about them.” –Alfred North Whitehead The following story about turkeys has been […]

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Breaking News: Moods are Contagious

Breaking News: Moods are Contagious

The Edge of Education August 14, 2012 at 5:13 pm Comments are Disabled

“A teacher affects eternity; no one can tell where his influence stops.” –Henry Adams I’ve noticed that if I make a conscious effort to inject energy […]

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Schools Cannot Do It Alone: Chapter 4

Schools Cannot Do It Alone: Chapter 4

The Shift May 1, 2012 at 11:55 am 1 comment

SCHOOLS CANNOT DO IT ALONE by Jamie Vollmer A book study: Please participate in the discussion by leaving a comment below. Part 5 in a […]

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Cain’s Arcade: A Modern Day Non-Fiction Fable

Cain’s Arcade: A Modern Day Non-Fiction Fable

Video of the Day April 16, 2012 at 6:34 pm Comments are Disabled

How many lessons, how many morals, how much inspiration, and how many ways can you use this amazing story to teach the things that you […]

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Schools Cannot Do It Alone: Chapter 1

Schools Cannot Do It Alone: Chapter 1

The Shift April 9, 2012 at 6:35 pm 2 comments

SCHOOLS CANNOT DO IT ALONE by Jamie Vollmer A book study: Please participate in the discussion by leaving a comment below. Part 2 in a […]

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A book study: Schools Cannot Do It Alone

A book study: Schools Cannot Do It Alone

The Shift April 6, 2012 at 10:26 pm 4 comments

The following is a message from New Richmond Teacher, Scott Heron, who has graciously agreed to share his book study with We Teach We Learn.  […]

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Encouraging Persuasive Writing

Encouraging Persuasive Writing

Featured Articles November 29, 2011 at 5:19 pm 1 comment

Teaching Writing From 30,000 Feet Good writing is good thinking. Well written is well thought out–which is to say that it’s well planned, well organized, […]

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