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What is the Negativity Bias? The negativity bias is our tendency to register negative stimuli more readily and to form our perceptions, behaviour and actions on the basis of this experience. In this post, you will learn: how to spot the negativity bias and deal with it constructively.

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Career awareness is a process that can help children and young people to learn what it takes to enter and be successful in a work setting that interests them. In this post, you will learn: How to nurture the learning process? Why career awareness matters? How to develop career awareness? Do you want your kids to make informed decisions and choose careers that will make them happy and sucessful? Developing career awareness is the solution!

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Lifelong learners who are bosses of their learning are not afraid to ask questions, to evaluate their learning and to take action in order to achieve their goals. Learning to learn involves a depth of personal learning than skill development alone. Teaching the skill of learning to learn may take time and effort but once people learn this skill, their progress accelerates and they are more successful.

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There are one or two outreach venues where it is not possible to access the internet with our laptops: for example, delivering an after school club in a basement. As a solution we started using a WD 4 TB Elements Portable Hard Drive and recommend it to anyone who needs to access their files and resources without Wi-Fi. Also, bring colouring books with you because everyone enjoys them.

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One of the questions investigated on a higher education or university course is: What are numbers? It is an interesting question because, if you think about it, we do not ever touch, feel, hear, see or smell numbers. Yes, we touch and see, feel, hear and smell things and may count or measure them, but that's about it! Numbers happen to be pretty mysterious things because, apart from counting or measuring, they are not met through the five senses. Students in higher education may study theories about what numbers are. There are different kinds of numbers such as rational numbers...

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