Archive for Archive for November, 2010

• Coach’s Conundrum #7

7. “You can’t expect different results by repeating what you have always done.” This conundrum might have something to do with not being able to solve the Rubik’s Cube. You keep trying to solve the puzzle, without a clue of how to solve it. One just keeps trying it over and over, continuing the rotation, [...]

Posted by: kidhelper on Sunday, November 28th, 2010

• The Turkey Custom

Our annual Thanksgiving Habit is go to the mountains with family and friends for a few days together. We have continued this get-away tradition for many years. It has become one of our most significant family customs, probably more important to the family than Christmas. That having been said, I think it is because we [...]

Posted by: kidhelper on Sunday, November 28th, 2010

• 1040 Window Movie

The 1040 Movie: Christianity in the New Asia This week I was able to view this amazing new movie. It is an explosive documentary about the rapid changes in Asia and the dramatic shift of spiritual landscape in the 10-40 Window. Six countries were highlighted, showcasing how God is working in Asia. I was very [...]

Posted by: kidhelper on Monday, November 15th, 2010

• Coach’s Conundrum #6

6. Little Is More; Is More Too Much? If Little is More, then why is More not equal to Less? But Less is More. So More can be Too Much when Little is More? Is this more than double-talk or a “play on words?” Is there some meaning here? This Conundrum is not universal in [...]

Posted by: kidhelper on Monday, November 15th, 2010

• Crock-Pot Approach

The “Crock-Pot” Approach to Lesson Preparation As you may well know the proper way to use a crock-pot is to gather all the ingredients into the crock-pot and slowly cook it many hours. This is a great idea for a gourmet beef stew to greet you after work. There is something that happens with this [...]

Posted by: kidhelper on Saturday, November 13th, 2010

• Child-Friendly Office

Do You Have a Child-Friendly Office? So you have some children come to your office and what do they see? Would it be possible that you are person that is really into children and their world? Are there any classic toys, children’s books, puzzles, maybe even some of your favorite toys? (i.e., Star Wars, Beanie [...]

Posted by: kidhelper on Monday, November 8th, 2010

• Life-Long Learning

Life-Long Learning One of the serious issues with years of formal education is the assumption that the only way to learn is in formal settings, like classrooms and lecture halls. We all know that we can learn a great deal from life and living. But after we spend years in academic environments, it is tempting [...]

Posted by: kidhelper on Monday, November 8th, 2010

• Coach’s Conundrum #5

5. “You Have Not Taught, until They Have Learned!” This has become a paradox for any “would-be” teacher. Just because you formally teach anything does not mean that the student actually learns what was taught. If you are just talking, maybe no one is learning?

Posted by: kidhelper on Monday, November 8th, 2010

• Coach’s Conundrum #4

4. “It’s Better to have a Big Goal and Miss It, Than to have No Goal and Hit It.” This is sort of the play-on-words, but there is a big truth behind it. We accomplish more by trying to work a plan than we do by having no plan. Moving forward is better than moving [...]

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