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Scarlett Johansson Calls Out James Franco During Her Women’s March Speech

The second, nationwide Women’s March took place on Saturday amid the government shutdown and saw the return of Scarlett Johansson, who voiced support last year for Planned Parenthood, in Los Angeles. This year, the highest grossing actress of all time’s speech revolved around the Time’s Up …

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Aiyoh, atas, ah beng and char kway teow: More Singlish words added to Oxford English Dictionary

More "Singapore English" words used colloquially here have been added to the lexicon of the venerable Oxford English Dictionary (OED), following its …

Manglish is ‘atas’ now, says Oxford English Dictionary - Nation

PETALING JAYA: Aiyoh Ah Beng, haven’t you heard?<p>The Oxford English Dictionary has included Malay-Manglish words such as <i>rendang</i> and <i>mamak</i> among more …

Mapping progress – using data for teaching and learning

It is easy to be overwhelmed by data. And the situation is poised to become worse as new technologies enable the capture of increasingly detailed …

There Will Be Tainted Lulz: Bitcoins, Wallets, and Media Manipulation Through Laziness and Reading Comprehension

Lulz…Last week I wrote a post about “maybe” seeing some fuckery going on with regard to the ShadowBrokers bitcoin transactions and the Silk Road …

Barbara D. Stoodt, The Relationship Between Understanding Grammatical Conjunctions and Reading Comprehension, Elementary English, Vol. 49, No. 4 (APRIL, 1972), pp. 502-504

If You Use a Screen Reader<p>This content is available through Read Online (Free) program, which relies on page scans. Since scans are not currently …

Reading Comprehension and Drum Circles

It’s no surprise to us that different children learn to read at different rates. The problem may be that we sometimes forget just what that means in …

2 Huge Reasons to Emphasize Consistent Reading Comprehension Strategies - Cooper on Curriculum

Currently in my district at the elementary level, we are in the process of strategically moving away from our basal reading program. We’ve already …

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Storycasting with Reading Comprehension Strategies - Cooper on Curriculum

<i>This post previews the EdCollab Gathering session – Storycasting in the Classroom – I’ll be offering with Erin Murphy and Natalie Franzi on September</i> …

15 Things You’ll Only Understand If You Studied A Foreign Language

If you studied a foreign language, here are some things that you'll immediately be able to relate to.

Children learn quantifiers in the same order no matter what their language is - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

A recent study into childhood language in 31 languages, in which UPV/EHU researchers have participated, has reached the surprising conclusion that in …

A high school teacher is changing the way he grades essays — and it reflects a dramatic shift in the English language

If you're a grammar purist, that sentence may have made you cringe.<p>Standard English dictates the word "they," a plural pronoun, should never be used to refer to a single person. Since "student" is a singular noun, you'd need a singular pronoun like "he" or "she" to match it.<p>A high-school English …

What Concept Most Needs a Word in the English Language?

A big question<p><b>Lizzie Skurnick, author, That Should Be a Word</b><p>We’re in dire need of a word for <b>the email you put off responding to because you want to give it your full attention—and thus never answer,</b> giving the sender the impression you don’t care, when in fact it is the most important thing in your …

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Guardian Australia

Archeologists working on the Dampier archipelago off Australia’s north-west coast have found evidence of stone houses dating back 9,000 years – to …

Pokemon Go’s little game hunters need to be aware of pitfalls

A sketchy look at the day in politics.<p>We have ‘alternative’ medicine. Should we be surprised at the rise of ‘alternative’ truth?<p>A sketchy look at the …

Why do we make mistakes? Blame your brain, the original autocorrector

Does Siri make us lazy? Does Facebook make us lonely? Does Twitter make us stupid? Will Google Glass make twitching, distracted Glassholes of us all? If you've read a magazine, listened to a radio show, browsed (or clicked on) the non-fiction section of a bookstore (or Amazon) or been a sentient …