• Expands on the role of exercise in learning and brain development. • Includes classroom examples at both the elementary and secondary levels. • Includes specific references to the Speaking and Listening Skills section of the CCSS. • Discusses John Hattie's research

Competition and Collaboration

Competition and collaboration

I am not a particularly competitive person. This proved somewhat of a handicap when I was in sales; I tended to want to spend my time servicing existing accounts and left the cold calls I needed to make (for the purpose of generating new business) for another day. Although I counted among my friends many of the salespeople in my company, we tended to compete against one another for the sales prizes that typically went to the top performers. Already in direct competition with our external competitors, we were, given the nature of the reward system in place at the time, also in competition with each other. While many of us were not driven by external rewards, for those ...

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