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    James Padlock 4 Ways Sports Benefits Kids

     4 Ways Sports Benefits Kids by Coach and Educator James Padlock Playing sports, whether as part of a team or individually, has numerous benefits to the player, says long-time coach and educator James Padlock. For kids, playing sports in school gives them the opportunity to become involved in something positive—something that they gain to benefit from for years to come; years after they’ve played on their high school or college teams. It cannot be emphasized enough, says James Padlock, how much playing sports helps kids; and it would be wise for parents to encourage their children to become involved in sports in their schools. 7 ways to get kids to…

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    James Padlock 3 Team Building Games to Develop Critical Thinking

     3 Team Building Games for Collaboration and Critical Thinking by James Padlock One of the biggest responsibilities of teachers is helping students prepare for their foray into the real world; and this preparation begins the moment the student first steps inside the classroom for the very first time. In other words, says coach and educator James Padlock, you begin to prepare them as early as kindergarten. These lessons, adds James Padlock, aren’t just the technical ones: math, science, reading, comprehension and so on. The more important lessons are in fact those that can help them navigate life more easily no matter where their careers may take them or no matter…

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    James Padlock 3 Teaching Fundamentals for Effective Learning

    3 Teaching Fundamentals for Effective Learning by James Padlock For coach and educator James Padlock, teaching isn’t about showing your students who’s boss or making them feel inferior by way of developing lessons that make the subject harder than it is. There is no place for power-tripping (ore ego tripping) inside the classroom, insists James Padlock; and the first person to show this to students through example is the teacher. Over the years, James Padlock had developed his own teaching techniques or strategies; some of these were developed in collaboration with other teachers, while some he developed through his own experiences inside the classroom. Each teacher has his or her…

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    James Padlock 7 Learning Styles: An Overview

     A Brief Introduction to 7 Learning Styles by Coach and Educator James Padlock As an experienced coach and accomplished educator, James Padlock has had the pleasure and privilege of working with various students from diverse backgrounds; and as such, he knows that not everyone learns the same way at the same pace. It’s important for educators and coaches to consider each student’s individuality because therein lies their learning style. Such information, says James Padlock, gives teachers and coaches a push in the right direction; that is, a push towards helping each student fully grasp the lessons being taught. For the reader’s reference, there are seven general learning styles; of these,…