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When Do Assumptions Facilitate Problem Solving and When Do They Impede It?

If you are teaching a class involving assumptions or problem solving (in, perhaps, ninth grade math or science) and would like an activity which has worked quite well for me please check out my article When Do Assumptions Facilitate Problem Solving and When Do They Impede It? in Rhode Island Creative Magazine,…

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Added by Dr. Ronald G. Shapiro on March 30, 2014 at 2:52am — No Comments

Activity to Help Improve Family Communication

If you are planning a parent - student event for your ninth graders and would like an activity which has worked quite well for me please check out my article How Well Do We Describe Each Other? in Thirty Something Magazine (And,…

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Added by Dr. Ronald G. Shapiro on February 23, 2014 at 9:32pm — No Comments

Psychology Student Network

Since psychology is a very popular college major, I thought I'd post a link to Volume 2, Issue 1 (January, 2014) of the Psychology Student Network, a series of articles for undergraduate students thinking about a career with a psychology degree.    The information may be helpful to some high school students beginning to think about possible careers. 

Note: I wrote one of the articles,…

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Added by Dr. Ronald G. Shapiro on January 30, 2014 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Honoring a Colleague about to be Deployed for Military Service

While doing a Google search yesterday I located an article in the Jackson Sun (TN) describing how the faculty, staff and students at University School of Jackson organized a surprise parade to honor Danielle Boyd, a staff member departing for six months of military service.

I thought that the parade provided a unique combination of honoring a colleague, staff member and friend, educating students about military service and…

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Added by Dr. Ronald G. Shapiro on August 25, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments

Are You Missing Your Own Reflection?

I recently wrote an article titled Are You Missing Your Own Reflection? which appears in the current edition of the Rhode Island Small Business Journal (RISBJ).

While the article is designed for the business community, the concepts and the activity are relevant to parents, teachers and students transitioning to high school…

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Added by Dr. Ronald G. Shapiro on July 26, 2013 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Do Your Sons and Daughters Understand Your Work? Probably Not!

I recently wrote an article titled Do Your Sons and Daughters Understand Your Work? Probably Not! which appears in the current edition of the Rhode Island Creative Magazine (RICM).

While the article is designed for the artist community, the concepts and the activities are relevant to parents, teachers and students transitioning to high school (as well as at other grade…

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Added by Dr. Ronald G. Shapiro on April 20, 2013 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

Games to Illustrate Human Performance: Perfect for Your Class

Hi,

My article Games to Illustrate Human Performance: Perfect for Your Class was published in the Connecticut Journal of Science Education, Volume 50, Issue 1, Fall - Winter 2012 - 2013, pages 2 4 to…

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Added by Dr. Ronald G. Shapiro on January 13, 2013 at 4:00am — 2 Comments

Using The Tuesday Technique To Help Get It Done

I recently wrote an article entitled Using The Tuesday Technique To Help Get It Done which appears in this month's edition of the Rhode Island Small Business Journal (RISBJ).

While the article is designed…

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Added by Dr. Ronald G. Shapiro on August 28, 2012 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

Do You Have A Resume That ROARS?

I recently recorded a BlogTalkRadio program entitled Do You Have A Resume That ROARS (Is it Results Oriented And Relevant)?

The concepts are relevant to parents, teachers and students who have a need for a high quality resume.

For additional…

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Added by Dr. Ronald G. Shapiro on July 19, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

What Did You Hear? Not What I Said!

I recently wrote an article entitled What Did You Hear? Not What I Said! which appears in this month's edition of the Rhode Island Small Business Journal (RISBJ).

While the article is designed for small business owners, the…

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Added by Dr. Ronald G. Shapiro on July 19, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

How Much Did Your Assumptions Cost You Today?

I recently wrote an article entitled How Much Did Your Assumptions Cost You Today? which appears in this month's edition of the Rhode Island Small Business Journal (RISBJ).

While the article is designed for small business owners, the concepts and the activity are relevant to parents, teachers…

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Added by Dr. Ronald G. Shapiro on June 11, 2012 at 4:00am — No Comments

Do Your Children Know What You Do at Work? Probably Not

I recently wrote an article entitled Do Your Children Know What You Do at Work? Probably Not which appears in this month's edition of the Rhode Island Small Business Journal (RISBJ).

 

I address the concern that children do not know what their parents do at work (as illustrated by the …

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Added by Dr. Ronald G. Shapiro on April 20, 2012 at 4:00am — No Comments

Selecting New Employees For Your Small Business: Do Your Applicant's Resumes ROAR (Result Oriented and Relevant)

Some of you may be advising students who are looking for either full or part time jobs.  If so, the article Selecting New Employees For Your Small Business: Do Your Applicant's Resumes ROAR (Result Oriented and Relevant) which appeared in the Rhode Island Small Business Journal (RISBJ) may be of help to you and the students.   Feel free to pass along the URL: http://issuu.com/gillantini/docs/risbj/42

Added by Dr. Ronald G. Shapiro on March 15, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments

Preparing For Your Career With A Psychology Degree

Some of you may be advising students who plan to pursue a psychology degree in college.  Preparing For Your Career With A Psychology Degree, an article which appeared in Eye on Psi Chi, the magazine of the psychology honor society,  Winter 2012 Edition   (which I wrote) would be of benefit to those students.   Please feel free to send them the URL for the issue. …

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Added by Dr. Ronald G. Shapiro on March 15, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

That's My Mom: An Effective Career Orientation Program For Middle and High School Students

That’s My Mom:

An Effective Career Orientation Program

For Middle School and High School Students



Ronald G. Shapiro, Ph. D.…



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Added by Dr. Ronald G. Shapiro on December 7, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

What's My Job? An Effective Career Orientation Program For Middle School Students

What's My Job? An Effective Career Orientation Program For Middle School Students

 

Are you looking for an engaging, highly interactive career orientation program for your students?  If so, What's My Job? An Effective Career Orientation…

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Added by Dr. Ronald G. Shapiro on November 9, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

I'm Awesome, But I Have My Limitations!!! -- a Motivational, TV-Style Game Show Presentation & Workshop for 9th Grade Students

I recently developed a program for ninth grade students. I'm Awesome, But I Have My Limitations, which is a really nice highly interactive TV-game show style assembly program or workshop to acknowledge significant milestones for 9th graders.



I'm Awesome recognizes students for all that… Continue

Added by Dr. Ronald G. Shapiro on February 1, 2010 at 12:00am — 12 Comments

Best wishes to all of the Freshmen Transition Network Members -- and a Special Thanks to Scott!!!

As the holiday season is upon us, I just wanted to pause for a few moments to wish everyone involved with Freshman Transition a Great Holiday Season and an Awesome 2010!!! I also wanted to thank Scott especially for all the work which he has done to create and support Freshman Transition Network and through sharing his wisdom in addition to the work he is doing in his own school.

Thank you everyone...

Talk again soon...

Ron

Added by Dr. Ronald G. Shapiro on December 24, 2009 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Another Great Way To Start The Year

I'm Awesome, But I Have My Limitations!!! -- a Motivational, TV-Style Game Show Presentation & Workshop for 9th Grade Students



I'm Awesome, But I Have My Limitations is an effective, enjoyable, interactive TV-game show style assembly program or workshop which would be a great component… Continue

Added by Dr. Ronald G. Shapiro on August 21, 2009 at 11:30pm — No Comments

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