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Dealing with Workplace Harassment: The Weekly Meeting Prayer

Workplace Harassment is a reality for many people. Millions of people suffer daily, the oppression meted out by their employers. These people suffer in silence; some people become depressed and even commit suicide. Some 'go postal' and commit mass murder. Here , I will take the opportunity to share my experiences and I hope many … Continue reading Dealing with Workplace Harassment: The Weekly Meeting Prayer

Jamaican Research: Caribbean Family Diversity – Part 3

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2015, Denise N. Fyffe   Family diversity Factors All these forms of Caribbean family grew out of varying factors. Factors that have shaped equipped and empowered each type of family unit. The family is pivotal for the good or ill of the society because it shapes the individuals who … Continue reading Jamaican Research: Caribbean Family Diversity – Part 3

Jamaican Research: Caribbean Family Diversity – Part 2

The Factors responsible for such Family Diversity Family Forms Just as there are different functions of a Caribbean family unit so too is there various forms of the family, expanding across all countries, nations, cultures and ethnic groups.  There are seven basic types of families in the world: Nuclear - parents and one or more children; Single Parent - … Continue reading Jamaican Research: Caribbean Family Diversity – Part 2

Jamaican Education : Post Graduate in Education – Intimidation tactics

Come hell or high water, I was going to stay ahead of the curve. Its that time again. I am back at the VTDI for my second semester of the Post Graduate in Education and in my first week I am already dreading the suckiness of it all. After conquering the first semester's demanding assignment … Continue reading Jamaican Education : Post Graduate in Education – Intimidation tactics

Jamaican Education : Perspectives in Education – Recommended changes required in the Jamaican Education System

These last few classes have been quite enthralling, fun, introspective and revealing. The teaching strategies utilized have made for challenging and fun sessions. I pray to facilitate teaching sessions like these one day. In Perspectives in Education class tonight everyone received a piece of paper with a question on it. We had a few minutes … Continue reading Jamaican Education : Perspectives in Education – Recommended changes required in the Jamaican Education System

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Jamaican Education: Psychology of Teaching and Learning – Pavlov Game Designers

Tonight was fun. Tonight was challenging. Tonight was a test. Talk about being stretched to the limits of your creative capacity and realizing, you still have some wiggle room. Miss Ellis gave us an in class assignment that started with an 'huh?' and ended with a 'oh yeah!' Competition was stiff, brains were churning and … Continue reading Jamaican Education: Psychology of Teaching and Learning – Pavlov Game Designers

Jamaican Education : Post Graduate in Education – My Journey, Accumulating Certifications

Its been two months since I started school again; time sure does go by quickly. I recently realized that it was ten years ago that I started my Bachelor's degree. Now, I am far outside the scope of my previous plans; but I continue nonetheless by pursuing a Post Graduate diploma. I should have completed … Continue reading Jamaican Education : Post Graduate in Education – My Journey, Accumulating Certifications

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The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree – Genetics and parental influence on a child’s behaviour

I am my mother's child, and my father's as well. The older I get the more I learn and the more stories I hear of my parent's past that makes me go, "OH! I see where I get that from." Like my mother. Not until her golden years, have I realized how much of a … Continue reading The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree – Genetics and parental influence on a child’s behaviour

How to tell if Your Boss is a Micromanager

Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary defines micromanagement as "management, especially with excessive control or attention on details". Dictionary.com defines micromanagement as "management or control with excessive attention to minor details". Still can’t decide if your manager is a micromanager, here are some signs. Does your manager resist delegating, immerse themselves in overseeing the projects of others, correct … Continue reading How to tell if Your Boss is a Micromanager