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The Simple Summary
 
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This video will teach you to summarize as story using the 5 fingers, in 5 words or less, in less than 5 minutes method.
Views: 329293 Holly Bullock
How to write an award-winning bestselling first novel | Nathan Filer | TEDxYouth@Bath
 
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Or at least be happier whilst trying! This is Nathan's guide to novel writing in 7 easy (ish!) steps. Nathan won the Costa Book Prize in 2013 with his debut novel, The Shock Of The Fall. It has been translated into 27 languages. Nathan worked part time as a mental health nurse in Bristol and his book’s narrator is a 19 year old boy with schizophrenia. He graduated from Bath Spa University in 2010 with an MA in Creative Writing and is now a lecturer in Creative Writing at the University. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Views: 539832 TEDx Talks
How to build a fictional world - Kate Messner
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-to-build-a-fictional-world-kate-messner Why is J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy so compelling? How about The Matrix or Harry Potter? What makes these disparate worlds come alive are clear, consistent rules for how people, societies -- and even the laws of physics -- function in these fictional universes. Author Kate Messner offers a few tricks for you, too, to create a world worth exploring in your own words. Lesson by Kate Messner, animation by Avi Ofer.
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Joe Hill Tells You How To Write A Horror Novel
 
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HOW TO GET RICH - RICH DAD POOR DAD BY ROBERT KIYOSAKI ANIMATED BOOK REVIEW
 
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Views: 2010181 FightMediocrity
Democracy - A short introduction
 
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Learn more about the origins of Democracy at the Great Courses Plus: http://bit.ly/Learn-About-Democracy This is a 3 minute video to introduce the most basic concepts of a Democracy. Democracy is a form of government in which all eligible citizens participate equally—either directly or indirectly through elected representatives—in the proposal, development, and creation of laws. It encompasses social, religious, cultural, ethnic and racial equality, justice, liberty and fraternity. To download the video, go here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B80QLbZggGszblRxZ3hLMU5kZWc/edit?usp=sharing More Info: - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democracy If you know of more links with good infos please let us know in the comments and we'll add them here. Collaboration: - Storyboard: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B80QLbZggGszcEE2N19EcjRlLVk&usp=sharing Please help us make this video better by collaborating on the scrip and storyboard. We're really looking forward to your comments :) === Video Script: Scene 1 The word democracy comes from the Greek words of “démos” which means “people” and “krátos” which means “power” or “rule”, So democracy basically means “the rule of the people.” Scene 2 Democracy first started as a direct democracy, in Greek cities, notably Ancient Athens, where people came together to speak about their concerns and opinions, in front of rulers of the city state, and directly voted on new rules and laws. Here is considered as the birthplace of democracy . Scene 3 So, For the very first time, decisions were made by the people instead of rulers... but sadly, the ancient greeks did not see all people equally. Slaves, women, children and the people who did not have a land weren’t allowed to vote. This is what we call a “flawed” democracy today. Scene 4 After the Greeks lost their power and influence in the first century AD, their early forms of democracy were also fading away until the Magna Carta was signed in 1215, which prevented the King of England to do whatever he wanted and said that even the King had to follow the country’s rules and laws which were written in the constitution. Scene 5 Today, most democracies are indirect or representative which means that you can’t vote for a new law yourself, but you can vote for people who then become law makers and present your interests. But democracy isn’t just about voting; it’s about everything to protect the best interests of the people, no matter what is their race, gender, political opinion, or religion. These interests can be human rights, quality of life, infrastructure and many more. Scene 6 Modern democracies divide powers into three different branches : the legislative (the people who make law), the executive (the people who make sure that you obey the law), and the judiciary (who judge you if you commit a crime). These three are independent and work following the process « checks and balances » which means all the work must be clear and fair. And, very important, the people who have power also must follow the law and not exceed their authority. Scene 7 In addition, a democratic government must work in a way that reflects the wish /feeling/desire and values of the society that it governs—this is also known as the « General Will », which is a concept developed by the famous Swiss philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Scene 8 One of the problems of democratic voting is that the biggest groups of people always have the most power and that’s why a good democracy also has laws to protect the rights of its smaller and weaker groups. A democracy where the majority chooses to separate, set apart, expel or injure its minority is not a functioning democracy! Scene 9 So, with those mentioned above, what do you think now about democracy? Winston Churchill once said: “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.” Do you agree? === with love your MinuteVideos team https://minutevideos.com/
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How to write your own story | Beth Reekles | TEDxTeen
 
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. You don't like any books out there so you write your own. 17 million other people read it too. You get a book deal from Random House and you become one of Time Magazines most influential young people. Moral of the story - something is missing in the world you create it yourself. Beth Reekles is an avid writer, reader and drinker of tea. When she was only 15, she penned her young adult romance novel, The Kissing Booth. She began uploading it to the story-sharing platform, Wattpad, where it accumulated more than 19 million reads. At age 17, while she was still completing her A Levels in French, Spanish, Maths and Physics, Beth was offered a 3-book deal from Random House UK. Originally from South Wales, Beth is currently an undergraduate of Physics at Exeter University. She has published three books with Random House: The Kissing Booth, Rolling Dice and Out of Tune. Beth was awarded the Scout’s Birthday Honours Badge for Writing in 2013, was named one of Time Magazine’s 16 Most Influential Teenagers in 2013 and was number 6 on The Times’ Top 25 Under 20 List in 2014. She has also been shortlisted for the Women of the Future Young Star Award 2013, the Romantic Novel of the Year Award 2014 and the Queen of Teen 2014 Award. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Views: 100080 TEDx Talks
10 Life Lessons From Confucius We Should All Follow
 
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Confucius (551–479 BC)[1] was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity. His followers competed successfully with many other schools during the Hundred Schools of Thought era only to be suppressed in favor of the Legalists during the Qin Dynasty. Following the victory of Han over Chu after the collapse of Qin, Confucius's thoughts received official sanction and were further developed into a system known as Confucianism. Confucius is traditionally credited with having authored or edited many of the Chinese classic texts including all of the Five Classics, but modern scholars are cautious of attributing specific assertions to Confucius himself. Aphorisms concerning his teachings were compiled in the Analects, but only many years after his death. Confucius's principles had a basis in common Chinese tradition and belief. He championed strong family loyalty, ancestor worship, respect of elders by their children and of husbands by their wives. He also recommended family as a basis for ideal government. He espoused the well-known principle "Do not do to others what you do not want done to yourself", an early version of the Golden Rule. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OffTheGreatWall Twitter: http://twitter.com/ntdotgw http://e.ntd.tv/NTDtelevision Subscribe for more Off the Great Wall: http://e.ntd.tv/SubscribeOTGW Make sure to share with your friends! __ OTGW Merchandise! http://e.ntd.tv/OTGWmerch Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OffTheGreatWall Twitter: http://twitter.com/ntdotgw And let's not forget Google Plus: http://e.ntd.tv/GooglePlusOTGW Find Dan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/danotgw Find Mike on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mikexingchen NTD Television: http://e.ntd.tv/NTDtelevision __ MOBILE LINKS: More OTGW Vids!
Views: 353232 Off the Great Wall
Making a TED-Ed Lesson: Bringing a pop-up book to life
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/making-a-ted-ed-lesson-bringing-a-pop-up-book-to-life View original lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-pangaea-pop-up-michael-molina In ‘The Pangaea Pop-up’ Lesson, animator Biljana Labovic decided the best way to illustrate moving, shifting tectonic plates was to use a physical object that could also move and shift. Here, Labovic explains how she and her team of animators created a pop-up book to visualize Pangaea -- and how you can make your own. Lesson and animation by TED-Ed.
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Creative thinking - how to get out of the box and generate ideas: Giovanni Corazza at TEDxRoma
 
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This video is filmed and edited by Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO www.uninettunouniversity.net. Corazza is a full-time professor at the Alma Mater Studiorum at the University of Bologna, a member of the Executive Council, and the founder of the Marconi Institute of Creativity. He teaches science and the applications of creative thinking. Why/Which/How/Where/What/When/Experiment. A quick jump out of the box is more insight ful than a lifetime of standard thinking. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Views: 1819187 TEDx Talks
How to Use Quotation Marks | Grammar Lessons
 
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Watch more Grammar Lessons videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/515799-How-to-Use-Quotation-Marks-Grammar-Lessons I like to think of the quotation mark as the punctuation that can save your job, or save your grade in the class. And that's because we use of quotation mark to attribute ideas and words to the original speaker, so you use quotation mark to show someone else has said something, either verbally, or they've written it on the page and if you don't use the quotation mark, when you are duplicating someone's work; it's what we called plagiarism, we definitely want to avoid that. Grammatically speaking, punctuating the quotation mark can be a little tricky, so I'll show you a few examples, quotation marks often take two forms, we'll either lead with the quotation and give the attribution at the end of the sentence, or we'll lead with the attribution and, and with the quotation. So here is an example how to punctuate a sentence when we lead with a quotation: We have "It's a lovely day" Jim said. Well, in this case notice that we start with the quotation mark, we capitalized the first word and we keep the comma inside of the quotation mark, another words we, we tuck the punctuation inside of those quotes and then we give the attribution "Jim said" and the period doesn't come until the very end of the sentence. Now, in this sentence we flip the order and we're starting with the attribution, so we say Jim said, we capitalize "J" cause it's the beginning of the sentence and this time we put the comma after said and then we [inaudible 00:43:40] into the quota. So, Jim said, comma, quotation mark, capital, it's a lovely day, period quotation mark. Can be a little tricky, because sometimes the comma goes inside of the quotation, sometimes it goes outside; it depends on how you're setting your sentence out. So, let's say that it's such a nice day out that Jim tells his coworkers he is sick and he gets out of the office for the day. Well, I might say something like, Jim said he was feeling sick, but we are skeptical. So, you can see this is taken on a different form, because we're only quoting a small part of something that Jim said, not a complete sentence and we're tucking it into our sentence; so that even without the quotation marks it would read well, it would read as a complete sentence. Jim said he was feeling sick, but we are skeptical. So, in this case you can put a quotations around his partial quote and you don't have to capitalize the first of his quote. So, I hope that this makes; using quotation marks a little bit clearer for you.
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Pixar Storytelling Rules #5: Essence of Structure
 
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http://www.bloopanimation.com/ Click here to subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=bloopanimation Story structure is deceptively simple. There are many templates out there, many of them with years of wisdom behind them. And they are all useless unless you understand what their parts truly represent. Pixar suggests the following story structure: Once upon a time there was ___. Every day, ___. One day ___. Because of that, ___. Because of that, ___. Until finally ___. Rather than blindly trying to fill in the blanks, let’s try to understand each part of this formula. Writing by Dean Movshovitz @mdean317 Based on the 22 rules of storytelling by Emma Coats. @lawnrocket ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Bloop Animation is an animation channel featuring in depth video about animation, weekly animation news and video tutorials. Don't forget to subscribe if you liked this video! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=bloopanimation
Views: 65883 Bloop Animation
Writing Tip #6: Planning Your Plot
 
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Take the 30 day writing challenge here: wattpad.com/takethepledge This series of 30 videos from Wattpad writers helps support initiatives like NaNoWriMo. Read the full tip from the creator of this video in the Wattpad story.
Views: 24660 Wattpad
Chart Navigation (Chart Plotting Part 1)
 
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The steps for using a chart to fix your position, determine the dead reckoning, finding set and drift, course made good, and speed made good.
A teaching technique for the 21st Century | Dr. Pravin Bhatia | TEDxNagpur
 
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Dr. Pravin Bhatia the co-founder of Creative Education, talks about a unique alternate method of formal teaching, that aims at ensuring children think and apply themselves. He also talks about how it increases the pace of teaching. To attend the next TEDxNagpur, Register on http://TEDxNagpur.in Dr. Pravin Bhatia is an alumni of NDA and retd. Squadron Leader from the Indian Air Force. He holds a doctorate in English literature and was recognized as India’s Best Author and India's Bestselling author for 2008 by India Today. Mr.Bhatia has held dignified positions like Director, Education, SAARC Society Int. and has connections with about 5000 NRI teachers and intellects around the globe. He is also the co-founder of Creative Education, which promotes a unique way of learning that aims at polishing our students. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Views: 214059 TEDx Talks
IELTS Writing Task 1 - What to write!
 
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How to succeed in Task 1 of the IELTS Academic writing section. One question that often comes up in Task 1 is "What should I include in the report?" In this lesson, we'll go over some of the key elements to look for in the infographics you will be given, as well as how to present them in a clear structure. Should you write an introduction? What about a conclusion? Should you put in your personal opinion? If you're talking the IELTS, you *must* watch this class! Take the quiz here: http://www.engvid.com/ielts-writing-task-1/ More IELTS resources: http://www.GoodLuckIELTS.com
Lessons 8th Grade English
 
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This is a series of lessons for 8th grade English within a school library setting.
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Use forward and backward pass to determine project duration and critical path
 
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Check out http://www.engineer4free.com for more free engineering tutorials and math lessons! Project Management Tutorial: Use forward and backward pass to determine project duration and critical path.
Views: 613140 Engineer4Free
5 Active Reading Strategies for Textbook Assignments - College Info Geek
 
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...plus three books I'm reading, and how I'm applying said strategies. My book "10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades" is now out and it's free! Get it here: http://collegeinfogeek.com/get-better-grades/ Connect with me on Twitter! https://twitter.com/TomFrankly If you want to get even more strategies and tips on becoming a more productive, successful student, subscribe to my channel right here: http://buff.ly/1vQP5ar Companion blog post with notes, resource links, and the HabitRPG guild link: http://collegeinfogeek.com/active-reading/
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Writing/Storytelling: 10 Tips to Help You
 
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How to Write a Story for kids
 
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A video lesson for kids on what a story needs: beginning, middle, end, setting, characters, and something needs to happen. Intended for Year 2 learners.
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Java Programming
 
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Cheat Sheet is Here : http://goo.gl/OPMjte Slower Java Tutorial : http://goo.gl/UHdlyP How to Install Java & Eclipse : http://goo.gl/vEEEJE Best Java Book : http://amzn.to/2l27h2h Support Me on Patreon : https://www.patreon.com/derekbanas In this Java programming Tutorial I'll teach you all of the core knowledge needed to write Java code in 30 minutes. This is the most popular request from everyone. I specifically cover the following topics: primitive data types, comments, class, import, Scanner, final, Strings, static, private, protected, public, constructors, math, hasNextLine, nextLine, getters, setters, method overloading, Random, casting, toString, conversion from Strings to primitives, converting from primitives to Strings, if, else, else if, print, println, printf, logical operators, comparison operators, ternary operator, switch, for, while, break, continue, do while, polymorphism, arrays, for each, multidimensional arrays and more.
Views: 3865205 Derek Banas
Teaching character -- the other half of the picture | Andrew Sokatch | TEDxManhattanBeach
 
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Character Lab Research Director Andrew Sokatch has a sobering yet attainable message regarding the education of today's youth. While test scores and the reading, writing, math, science behind them are important, we are not properly and wholly educating our children if we aren't alsoteaching character. Andrew argues character can and should be taught in schools, noting grit, persistence, self-control, courage, and humor, are all critical life skills for successful employment, marriages, and citizenship. Having taught elementary, middle school, college, and graduate school students, and spending over a decade leading teacher quality research at Teach For America and The New Teacher Project, Andrew Sokatch is currently being humbled and inspired daily as a parent of two young children. All of which is to say he has spent a lot time thinking about what it means to be an effective educator, and has become singularly dissatisfied by the narrow current conversation over teacher quality. In his desire to broaden and deepen the definition of what it means to provide high quality education for all children, Andrew has recently joined the new nonprofit, Character Lab, as the founding director of research. The “Game Changer” Andrew most admires is Robert Moses (the civil rights icon, not the destroyer of NYC), because he had a singular vision and plan and the courage to make it happen. In a field of giants he is one of the (mostly) unacknowledged truly great ones. Also, Joey Ramone. Andrew’s favorite TED talk: “Two Nerdy Obsessions Meet And its Magic” by David Kwong About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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The 7 books every entrepreneur MUST read!
 
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Writing The Million Dollar Outline And Resonance In Writing With David Farland
 
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Get your free Successful Author Blueprint at: http://www.TheCreativePenn.com/blueprint More writing tips at: https://www.thecreativepenn.com/writing/ Would you like to hear the advice that Stephenie Meyer used to create Twilight, one of the bestselling books of all time? David Farland taught her and today he shares his advice on million dollar stories with you. David Farland is a multi-award winning and NY Times bestselling author of over 50 science fiction and fantasy novels, including the Runelords series, as well as screenwriting and working in the games industry. He also teaches writing workshops and has several fantastic books for authors, Writing the Million Dollar Outline, and Drawing on the Power of Resonance in Writing. How David started writing in the 1980s and won a number of awards early on, as well as writing for many gaming and popular sci-fi properties plus green-lighting for Hollywood screenwriting. He started teaching and his students included Stephenie Meyer, James Dashner and Brandon Sanderson. His rules are that a project has to be fun and he has to be able to make some money at whatever he's doing. Writing the Million Dollar Outline If it is your goal to write a bestselling novel, then you do need to consider certain principles. Write what you love but then figure out how to write for a wider audience than you started with. For example, old and young, male and female. The Harry Potter books clearly appeal to many different age groups. Transport your reader to another time and/or place. Generally speaking, the top 50 books and films of all time do this. We discuss the importance of length in this aspect – despite the recent move to shorter books, the biggest books of all time are doorstop size. You can use novellas over time to create 'mega-novel' series though, and a lot of people are using this strategy, particularly in romance. It must score high on the emotional Richter scale. It needs to impact people deeply and be remarkable so you get that word of mouth The word genre is really about emotions e.g. mystery = intrigue, thrillers = adventure, horror, comedy, fantasy & sci-fi = wonder, romance = love. Nostalgia is another powerful emotion. Drawing on the power of resonance in writing Resonance arouses an expectation that you're going to like this type of book. Genre conventions are one aspect, cover design another, mentioning other books that people like is another. This is why similar tropes and characters are reused, as they have built in resonance. A good example was the recent Lego movie which was packed with resonance. This is not about plagiarism or re-using other material, but consciously choosing to riff off earlier ideas. David goes through the layers of resonance within Pirates of the Caribbean all the way back over centuries. You still have to be original, but add a twist on the past e.g. Meyer's sparkly vampires. Longevity and your career as a fiction writer You have to be a good storyteller and be able to write well. There are a lot of skills you need to learn in order to be successful fiction author and it's equivalent to getting a doctorate degree. It takes about 7 years to become 'publishable' and another 7 years to become a bestselling author. To be one of the best, you have to take that onwards to the next level. [I love this because I've been writing fiction for 4 years, so I am halfway through the apprenticeship!] There are people who have some kind of special talent, but most great authors work really hard and practice over years. On paying attention to dreams and writing them down. It's your sub-conscious talking to you! David talks about his process, thinking about his plot before bed so he can dream about it that night and then write in the morning. Keep a notebook or computer handy at all times! On fun and hard work as a writer. You have to consider your creative muse and not do the projects that don't bring you alive. Figure out how to stay out of the ruts that the industry will try to put you in. On author name and branding. Dave's real name, Wolverton, put him on the bottom of shelves in bookstores so when he started writing, he changed to the name David Farland. That is less important in a digital market. Loving the craft is critical for longevity, or why would you bother! You can always learn something new so there is a sense of a career path ahead. Understanding the markets and being aware of what people want is critical. On self-publishing It's great to be able to publish in many different ways, and Dave self-publishes his books on writing. But sometimes authors are publishing too early and are slightly delusional in terms of their ability and expectations of income. It's a great way to publish, but you need to learn the craft and get critical feedback before you can expect success. You can find David and his books and courses at DavidFarland.com and MyStoryDoctor.com.
Views: 11009 The Creative Penn
IELTS Writing Task 2: How to write an introduction
 
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A full lesson to learn how to write an introduction for an IELTS essay. This lesson explains the content of the background statement and the thesis statement for an opinion essay. The techniques of writing the introduction can be used in all IELTS essays (both GT and AC). For model essays, tips and more lessons, please see my writing task 2 page: http://ieltsliz.com/ielts-writing-task-2/. If you would like in-depth IELTS training, please visit my store: http://subscriptions.viddler.com/IELTSLizStore
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Carousel Use in the Middle School ELA Classroom
 
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Common Core Demonstration Teacher Donna Jordan uses carousels in her middle school ELA class to introduce a unit on child labor.
Views: 4815 SanBdoCitySchools
Be a Better Game Master - Non-Linear Adventure Creation
 
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There are many, many approaches to designing adventures. In this, the first of the Workshop series, we tackle designing a non-linear adventure. Providing players a choice for how they go about completing the adventure is highly rewarding for the players' sense of accomplishment but can sometimes prove challenging for the DM to handle. The aim of this video is to make that challenge more manageable. Links to other DM resources: Dungeon Master Basics: http://tinyurl.com/k3b4tu5 Be a Better Game Master: http://tinyurl.com/koufzsv Ask a DM: http://tinyurl.com/mfn23w5 Encounter Enhancements: http://tinyurl.com/ktnofbc Become a Patron: http://www.patreon.com/DawnforgedCast Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/MondayNightGaming Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/MondayNightGaming
Views: 110726 DawnforgedCast
HOW TO BUILD SELF ESTEEM - THE SIX PILLARS OF SELF-ESTEEM BY NATHANIEL BRANDEN ANIMATED BOOK REVIEW
 
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Get the book here: http://amzn.to/1O8X1KW Get any FREE audiobook of your choice here: http://audibletrial.com/fightmediocrity If you want a suggestion for the free audiobook or for reading a book, here's FightMediocrity beginner's reading list: http://fmediocrity.com/reading-list/ Follow on: Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/FightMediocrity Twitter - http://twitter.com/fghtmediocrity
Views: 1963152 FightMediocrity
Chris Baty: "No Plot? No Problem" | Talks at Google
 
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Chris Baty founded National Novel Writing Month, the largest writing event in the world, in 1999. Nearly 500,000 people sign up each year to write novels and realize their creative dreams. He's published several books on his unique brand of creativity, including No Plot, No Problem, and Ready, Set, Novel. Additionally, his work has appeared in such publications as the Washington Post, The Believer, and AFAR. He lives in Berkeley, California, where he works as a teacher, speaker, and writer. No Plot, No Problem: Always wanted to write a novel? Short on time or inspiration? Surrounded by angry marmots and need something to throw at them? This is the book for you. Chris has completely revised and expanded his definitive handbook for extreme noveling, No Plot, No Problem, which will be released this September. Chris pulls from over 15 years of results-oriented writing experience to pack this compendium with new tips and tricks, ranging from week-by-week quick reference guides to encouraging advice from authors, and much more. His motivating mix of fearless optimism and practical solutions to common excuses gives both first-time novelists and results-oriented writers the kick-start they need to embark on an exhilarating creative adventure.
Views: 30852 Talks at Google
PHILOSOPHY - Nietzsche
 
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Nietzsche believed that the central task of philosophy was to teach us to 'become who we are'. You can find out more about him and other great thinkers in our 'Great Thinkers' book. For gifts and more from The School of Life, visit our online shop: https://goo.gl/Yvznee Download our App: https://goo.gl/vZDLqp If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): https://goo.gl/UPzm2h FURTHER READING “The challenge begins with how to pronounce his name. The first bit should sound like ‘Knee’, the second like ‘cher’: Knee – cher. Friedrich Nietzsche was born in 1844 in a quiet village in the eastern part of Germany, where – for generations – his forefathers had been pastors. He did exceptionally well at school and university; and so excelled at ancient Greek (a very prestigious subject, at the time) that he was made a professor at the University of Basel when still only in his mid-twenties…” You can read more on this and many other topics on our blog TheBookofLife.org at this link: https://goo.gl/OzSFva MORE SCHOOL OF LIFE Our website has classes, articles and products to help you think and grow: https://goo.gl/nIrvB0 Watch more films on PHILOSOPHY in our playlist: http://bit.ly/1gfQCEu Do you speak a different language to English? Did you know you can submit Subtitles on all of our videos on YouTube? For instructions how to do this click here: https://goo.gl/0MqJpo SOCIAL MEDIA Feel free to follow us at the links below: Download our App: https://goo.gl/vZDLqp Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theschooloflifelondon/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheSchoolOfLife Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theschooloflifelondon/ CREDITS Produced in collaboration with: Mad Adam http://www.madadamfilms.co.uk #TheSchoolOfLife
Views: 3242673 The School of Life
A Fun Animation Showing How the Setting Impacts a Story
 
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This quick animation provides a fun and engaging introduction for students to see how the setting of a story affect characters and major events which is a key skill of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts. Visit http://www.flexliteracy.com to learn more about or sample this reading intervention program.
SMART Goals - Quick Overview
 
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FREE Online Course https://www.udemy.com/goal-setting/ Learn more at www.decisionskills.com. When setting or evaluating goals, consider using the acronym SMART. Using SMART provides structure that helps ensure goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time bound.
Views: 698765 DecisionSkills
Whole Brain Teaching:  2nd Grade Reading
 
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Watch in amazement as Nancy Stoltenberg, WBT's Director of Certification, guides her Palmdale, California second graders through a high energy reading lesson. This fully annotated video demonstrates Whole Brain Teaching's latest strategies for increasing critical thinking and student engagement. Note especially, Nancy's marvelous use of Brainy Talk, a revolutionary new way to build students' reading skills. For more information and to access 1000s of pages of free downloads, please visit WholeBrainTeaching.com.
Views: 76453 Chris Biffle
Final Summary of Genesis
 
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In this last lesson Mike will wrap up this long study by sharing three key lessons taught to us by Genesis. #Genesis #ReviewOfGenesis #BibleStudy #BibleClass #MikeMazzalongo #BibleTalk #BibleTalkTV #ChurchOfChrist Download Lesson Notes, PowerPoints, Audio, Video: https://bibletalk.tv/final-summary More about Mike Mazzalongo the Bible Teacher: https://bibletalk.tv/mike-mazzalongo What is the Church of Christ? https://bibletalk.tv/church-of-christ Genesis: https://bibletalk.tv/genesis Order this Series on USB Stick: https://squareup.com/store/bibletalktv/item/genesis Available on Amazon Prime: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07756BK34/ Available as iTunes Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/genesis-bibletalk.tv/id804928307?mt=2 Available as Google Play Podcast: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Ilb3qbcghtmbf5gurjisexiso2m Available as Stitcher Podcast: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=91189
Views: 3694 BibleTalk.tv
Three Lessons from Napoleon Hill
 
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1:10 Lesson # 1 - Definite Chief Aim 3:15 Lesson # 2 - Organized Planning 4:59 Lesson # 3 - The Mastermind Here are 3 Lessons I've learned from Napoleon Hill. These ideas are timeless and profound, and will help you achieve a greater level of success.
Views: 2644 Lifestyle Revolution
Michael Port Book Yourself Solid Workshop
 
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This is a clip from a 3 Day Book Yourself Solid workshop with Michael Port. To get free chapters from Michael's books, learn about his mentoring programs, or book him for speaking engagements, go to http://www.MichaelPort.com.
Views: 10063 Michael Port
The 7 secrets of the greatest speakers in history | Richard Greene | TEDxOrangeCoast
 
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. "Never give a “Speech”, says Richard Greene. In this masterful talk, he explains how the great speakers in history use 7 secrets and how we can all become a great speaker by following these secrets and by not just giving a "speech" but rather creating "conversations" from the heart. Richard has dedicated himself to creating new paradigms in Public Speaking, Politics, and even our understanding of God Called "The Master of Charisma" by The Sunday Times, Richard quit his law practice to coach Presidents, Prime Ministers, Senators, Governors, CEOs, Royalty and celebrities in 44 countries. Chief Judge on TLC's "The Messengers", Author, "Words That Shook The World: 100 Years of Unforgettable Speeches and Events". Richard Studied Political Science in The US and UK, ran for Congress in 1992, advises countless political leaders, hosted "Hollywood CLOUT", a live "Hollywood Meets Politics" talk show on Air America Radio for 3 years, blogs for The Huffington Post, created the non-partisan, celebrity driven "Choose YOUR America" campaign and "The 2014 Midterm Election 'Answer-Thon'" to increase political engagement in America. http://www.richardgreene.org/ About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Views: 2037337 TEDx Talks
POLITICAL THEORY - Adam Smith
 
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Adam Smith was no uncritical apologist for capitalism: he wanted to understand how capitalism could be both fruitful and good. If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://www.theschooloflife.com/shop/all/ SUBSCRIBE to our channel for new films every week: http://tinyurl.com/o28mut7 Brought to you by http://www.theschooloflife.com Produced in collaboration with Mike Booth http://www.YouTube.com/SomeGreyBloke #TheSchoolOfLife
Views: 890594 The School of Life
Mars brain, Venus brain: John Gray at TEDxBend
 
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An all-time bestselling author of 17 books sold in 45 languages, including Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, John Gray is arguably the world's foremost expert on relationships. Gray's focus is helping men and women understand, respect and appreciate their differences in both personal and professional relationships. He's appeared on Oprah, The Today Show, Good Morning America, The View and Larry King. He's also been profiled in Newsweek, Time, Forbes, USA Today, and People Magazine. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Views: 619744 TEDx Talks
The person you really need to marry | Tracy McMillan | TEDxOlympicBlvdWomen
 
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Never miss a talk! SUBSCRIBE to the TEDx channel: http://bit.ly/1FAg8hB Tracy McMillan is a television writer (Mad Men, United States of Tara) and relationship author who wrote the book Why You're Not Married...Yet, based on her viral 2011 Huffington Post blog. She also appeared as a dating coach on the NBC reality show Ready For Love. She lives in Los Angeles and is the mother of a 16-year-old guy. In her TEDxOlympicBlvdWomen talk, McMillan answers the question: "Who is the one person you need to marry in order to have a successful relationship? (Yourself)" About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Views: 10042219 TEDx Talks
POLITICAL THEORY - Karl Marx
 
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Karl Marx remains deeply important today not as the man who told us what to replace capitalism with, but as someone who brilliantly pointed out certain of its problems. The School of Life, a pro-Capitalist institution, takes a look. For gifts and more from The School of Life, visit our online shop: https://goo.gl/O1tWri Download our App: https://goo.gl/kj9Vvr FURTHER READING “Most people agree that we need to improve our economic system somehow. It threatens our planet through excessive consumption, distracts us with irrelevant advertising, leaves people hungry and without healthcare, and fuels unnecessary wars. Yet we’re also often keen to dismiss the ideas of its most famous and ambitious critic, Karl Marx. This isn’t very surprising. In practice, his political and economic ideas have been used to design disastrously planned economies and nasty dictatorships. Frankly, the remedies Marx proposed for the ills of the world now sound a bit demented. He thought we should abolish private property. People should not be allowed to own things. At certain moments one can sympathise. But it’s like wanting to ban gossip or forbid watching television. It’s going to war with human behaviour. And Marx believed the world would be put to rights by a dictatorship of the proletariat; which does not mean anything much today. Openly Marxist parties received a total of only 1,685 votes in the 2010 UK general election, out of the nearly 40 million ballots cast…” You can read more on this and many other topics on our blog TheBookofLife.org at this link: https://goo.gl/Rt3zri MORE SCHOOL OF LIFE Our website has classes, articles and products to help you think and grow: https://goo.gl/93tGtZ Watch more films on POLITICAL THEORY in our playlist: http://bit.ly/2dma0Sn Do you speak a different language to English? Did you know you can submit Subtitles on all of our videos on YouTube? For instructions how to do this click here: https://goo.gl/1DEZOx SOCIAL MEDIA Feel free to follow us at the links below: Download our App: https://goo.gl/kj9Vvr Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theschooloflifelondon/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheSchoolOfLife Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theschooloflifelondon/ CREDITS Produced in collaboration with: Mike Booth http://www.YouTube.com/somegreybloke #TheSchoolOfLife
Views: 4004843 The School of Life
Intro to Psychology - Crash Course Psychology #1
 
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You can directly support Crash Course at http://www.subbable.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Also, if you can afford to pay a little every month, it really helps us to continue producing great content. What does Psychology mean? Where does it come from? Hank gives you a 10 minute intro to one of the more tricky sciences and talks about some of the big names in the development of the field. Welcome to Crash Course Psychology!!! -- Want to find Crash Course elsewhere on the internet? Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/YouTubeCrashCourse Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/TheCrashCourse Tumblr - http://thecrashcourse.tumblr.com Support CrashCourse on Subbable: http://subbable.com/crashcourse
Views: 7040774 CrashCourse
Teach life skills and change our world: Jill Siegal Chalsty at TEDxCharleston
 
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Jill Chalsty says the way to help young people succeed in the classroom and beyond, is to build their schooling on a strong foundation of communication, decision-making and goal setting tools. Jill Siegal Chalsty, Education Reformer -- A filmmaker, writer, and award-winning expert in conflict resolution, who founded Community for Education Foundation, and has brought its Overcoming Obstacles Life Skills Program to millions of students. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Views: 48152 TEDx Talks
Superheroes & Super Powers | Wiki for Kids at Cool  School
 
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Let's learn about superheroes and their amazing super powers in today's Wiki for Kids at Cool School! SUBSCRIBE!! http://bit.ly/18enloo Best of Cool School: http://bit.ly/13FUvo5 Story Time with Ms. Booksy: http://bit.ly/12Skmie Nursery Rhyme Time: http://bit.ly/1b8cYBj Letters of the Alphabet: http://bit.ly/1b8d3oK Arts and Crafts with Crafty Carol: http://bit.ly/10zZCcF Mr. Histor's History Lessons: http://bit.ly/14raQkw Ron's Music Class: http://bit.ly/1cS5qke Cool School is a place for kids to learn, laugh, and sing. Cool School features classic children's stories, nursery rhymes, lullabies, fun kids songs, educational music, arts and crafts, history, science, math and more!
Views: 5930062 Cool School
Think Fast, Talk Smart: Communication Techniques
 
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Communication is critical to success in business and life. Concerned about an upcoming interview? Anxious about being asked to give your thoughts during a meeting? Fearful about needing to provide critical feedback in the moment? You are not alone! Learn and practice techniques that will help you speak spontaneously with greater confidence and clarity, regardless of content and context. Recorded on October 25, 2014, in collaboration with the Stanford Alumni Association as part of Stanford Reunion Homecoming and the Graduate School of Business Fall Reunion/Alumni Weekend. Speaker: Matt Abrahams, ’91 Matt Abrahams is a lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, teaching strategic communication; he also teaches public speaking in Stanford’s Continuing Studies Program.