Please Consider Registration and here's Why...

Learn More No Thanks Don't show this again
Success! Post added to bookmarks. View Bookmarks. ×
Error! You have already bookmarked this post. ×
New | Money: what young people really want to know View Now. ×

Developed by the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education

-
Menu

lesson plan

bookmark

8

Ca

The manager’s dilemma: dwell on the negative, or focus on the positive?

Lesson Plans   |   April 5, 2019

- -

This article examines the benefits of taking a positive approach to situations as opposed to focusing on the negative and the resultant improvement that it can bring about.... read more

bookmark
The manager’s dilemma: dwell on the negative, or focus on the positive?

In the News   |   March 16, 2019

- -

Managers spend much of their time focused on the negative: seeking out problems and trying to fix them. But in an era where positive psychology has become an important approach, might we be better to... read more

more from Careers

8

Ca

lesson plan

bookmark
The pros and cons of decision-making

Lesson Plans   |   March 7, 2019

- -

This article examines various aspects that should be considered when engaging in any type of decision-making process.... read more

more from Careers

8

Ca

bookmark
The pros and cons of decision-making

In the News   |   February 16, 2019

- -

For most of us, the first decision-making process we probably encountered was the pros-and-cons list. A simple tally of the pluses and minuses of a proposed course of action, it helped clarify the situation but... read more

more from Careers

8

Ca

lesson plan

bookmark
As an employee, do you dare stand up for what’s right?

Lesson Plans   |   February 5, 2019

- -

This article explores the challenges facing an individual when they are faced with a situation in which their personal beliefs and values are in conflict with organizational goals or actions.... read more

more from Careers

8

Ca

lesson plan

bookmark
Bonding over bots: Hackergal teaches Canadian girls about coding

Lesson Plans   |   January 10, 2019

- -

This article examines an initiative that encourages girls to get actively involved in computer programming and outlines some of the activities developed to accomplish this goal.... read more

more from Careers

8

Ca

bookmark
Bonding over bots: Hackergal teaches Canadian girls about coding

In the News   |   December 11, 2018

- -

Maryam Savory traces a finger across her tablet, sending a glowing, robotic ball scrambling between metal chair legs and across the classroom floor. Around her, about 20 other girls do the same, controlling the spheres’... read more

more from Careers

8

Ca

lesson plan

bookmark
Beware these management myths

Lesson Plans   |   December 6, 2018

- -

This article explores the myths and shortcomings of some generally accepted ideas about goals and incentives.... read more

more from Careers

8

Ca

bookmark
Beware these management myths

In the News   |   November 3, 2018

- -

When it comes to management, B is for balderdash. Unfortunately, we embrace too much of it. Let’s start with goals, which are, after all, where everything is supposed to start. We are expected to have... read more

more from Careers

8

Ca

lesson plan

bookmark
How to boost your failure quotient

Lesson Plans   |   November 2, 2018

- -

This article examines the concept of a failure quotient and goes on to offer advice on the type of mentors that a person needs and questions that should be asked in an interview.... read more

more from Careers

8

Ca

lesson plan

bookmark
Ten rules to break when job-hunting

Lesson Plans   |   October 15, 2018

- -

This article outlines 10 rules that can be broken when applying for a job and goes on to offer advice on behaviours to avoid and good habits and traits to identify.... read more

more from Careers

8

Ca

bookmark
How to boost your failure quotient

In the News   |   October 4, 2018

- -

What’s your failure quotient? Failure quotient is a measurement of someone’s ability to fail intelligently. It’s a new term, courtesy of blogger Donald Latumahina. Like IQ and EQ, failure quotient measures something useful for your career.... read more

more from Careers

8

Ca

bookmark
Report calls for standardized math course for all student teachers in Ontario

In the News   |   September 12, 2018

- -

A standard, basic math course should be a requirement for elementary student teachers at all university faculties of education in Ontario, according to a report that comes after the number of children meeting provincial standards... read more

more from Careers

8

Ca

2

Ed

bookmark
Ten rules to break when job-hunting

In the News   |   September 6, 2018

- -

Sometimes rules are meant to be broken. Here are 10 that Halifax-based executive recruiter Gerald Walsh says you can safely and wisely break in your job search: Don’t apply after the date that résumés were supposed to... read more

more from Careers

8

Ca

lesson plan

bookmark
Fuzzy numbers: How math instruction varies widely for teachers-to-be across Canada

Lesson Plans   |   September 5, 2018

- -

This article examines the current state of math instruction for would-be teachers and discusses the degree to which this may be a factor in low student achievement on standardized math tests.... read more

more from Careers

8

Ca