Cultivating the next gen of coders – ninja style

Cultivating the next gen of coders – ninja style

Strains of “Pomp and Circumstance” suddenly fill the Denver dojo. The song drowns out the merry din of bells, whistles, dings and dance beats that usually flow from freshly built computer games. The ninjas all pause their work. The song signals that one of their own...

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IQ – WHAT I LEARNED IN AN ORPHANAGE IN KOREA PART II

IQ – WHAT I LEARNED IN AN ORPHANAGE IN KOREA PART II

Last week I promised I would tell you what we can learn from the startling fact that IQ can be changed. So, here it is:You will get what you put your attention on.All manner of things can be controlled by simply making observations and comments in the direction of...

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Warning! Your child may be sleep deprived!

Warning! Your child may be sleep deprived!

Did you know that from 9 months to 9 years of age, your child needs a minimum of 11 (yes ELEVEN) hours of sleep?So, it's time for you to wake up to the facts: 90% of those problems you have with your kids that have fancy psychiatric names are actually a manifestation...

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You Have Been Fooled Over and Over Again

You Have Been Fooled Over and Over Again

You have been duped into thinking that when it comes to your own child, other people with lots of titles and initials before and after their names, know better than you about what is best.You have also probably been convinced that because parents are so passionately...

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Dangerous things you do that stresses your kids out.

Dangerous things you do that stresses your kids out.

Kids are in a very precarious position. They are utterly dependent upon adults for everything. Food, shelter, safety and, most importantly, the education they will need to survive on their own.You are in a difficult position yourself: you are charged with taking care...

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You are solving the wrong problem!

You are solving the wrong problem!

I was shocked at what I found when I decided to delve into childhood behavioral problems.My initial internet search dumped me right onto the psychiatric and medical sites, every one of which is quick to blame bad behavior on genetics, chemical imbalances and all...

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You Are Killing Your Child’s Confidence?

You Are Killing Your Child’s Confidence?

I can sum up your job description in just a few words: you are there to make sure that your children know they are totally loved no matter what, while keeping them safe from harm. Your job is to achieve the goal of a responsible and self-sufficient person.Oddly...

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WHY YOU HATE MATH

WHY YOU HATE MATH

... and for those of you who are neutral or even like math, why you do!The very first problem with this terrifying subject comes from the inescapable fact that math is taught by math teachers. In case you hadn't noticed, math teachers are a strange and rare breed of...

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Why does your child give up on a subject?

Why does your child give up on a subject?

"I love the violin but I didn't know it was going to be HARD!..."I had started to notice something off with my adorable little violin student. There were times he did not show up for lessons, times he had been acting up before lessons, and he had stopped...

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